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Open discussion about the Anti-Psychiatry Movement and related topics. This includes the opposition to forced treatment and hospitalization as well as the belief that Psychiatric Medication does more harm than good. Please note that these topics are controversial and therefore this forum may offend some people. This is not the belief of Psych Forums or Get Mental Help and this forum was posted to offer a safe place to discuss these beliefs.

Psychiatry Ideals

First off as a disclaimer in case this is somehow triggering to anyone, I'm completely open to criticism if you think I'm missing some point, feel free to let me know if you think I did.

I know this forum isn't that active but from the threads I've read on the front page anyway it pretty much seems like the people that are here think that everything to do with psychiatry is always wrong no ...
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How to Get off an Injection?

Hey guys,

Does anyone know what to do if you're on an injection of a drug rather than pills, and want to wean/get off? I have to go to the clinic every several weeks, for my injection. My doctor has stretched the time period out one week after my request to be on less medication, so technically I am on a bit less now. The injection was every 4 weeks, now it's every 5. The ...
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Think I'm Starting to Heal

I am still on antipsychotic medication. Having said that I am trying to heal myself in all the ways I can, while being 24/7 on a substance that, to my definition, makes total and complete healing impossible. I don't really know what to say here, as this is my first post and I am new to the antipsych movement although it resonates with me, and has for a long time. I think the trauma that ...
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Psych drugs for depression have no long term benefits

There are zero scientific studies showing any psych drug used for depression has any long term benefit. Zero. These drugs are claimed to “work” by cherry picking published short term corporate studies. These studies operate by putting the placebo group in withdrawal, unblinking the drug group, cherry picking and using statistical techniques. Even then the most pro-drug biased studies find that in the short term 1 in 7 people taking them will receive a 2 ...
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Healing intentional community or houses ?

Hi,
I am a new member and after seeking the web over couldn't find one healing community to reside that wasn't a treatment center for people trying to recover or stabilize in a communal or loving holistic environment.
Does anyone know of a place ? I am recovering from trauma and a nervous break and need community but not finding it within the current health care system.
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Game changer: Linden Cameron shot by police

"He was experiencing a crisis because it was her first day back at work in almost a year and "he has bad separation anxiety", she said.

"I said, he's unarmed, he doesn't have anything, he just gets mad and he starts yelling and screaming," Ms Barton said. "He's a kid, he's trying to get attention, he doesn't know how to regulate."

"At a press conference, Sgt Horrocks said officers were called to a "violent psych ...
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young man with movie-star looks emaciated by psych

Look how approx. 5 years of confinement and 'treatment' by psychiatrists has changed this young man Thomas Gilbert Jr. from handsome and virile to an ashen, gaunt zombie.
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In comparison, see how Cal Harris who was in prison for about 4 years fared just dandy and was obviously none the worse for wear.
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Teen BOY forced estrogen for “oppositional defiant disorder"

JULY 15, 20205 AM
A 16-year-old boy being held at a Los Angeles County juvenile hall developed enlarged breasts after he was prescribed estrogen to treat a behavioral disorder, a move that baffled doctors who said the treatment defied medical logic, according to a lawsuit filed last month.

The teen, whose identity is being withheld because of his age, was diagnosed with "oppositional defiant disorder", or ODD, two days after he was arrested and housed ...
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Covoid 19, schools closed, did they stop drugging kids ?

Now they can run around and play instead of sitting in a chair all day. Have Ritalin and other psychiatric drug prescriptions gone down.

I just thought of the topic. Time to go no time to try and find out.
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Anti-psych book.

Hi all,

This is my first visit to this forum and since graduating from university with a degree in psychiatry, have often contemplated creating a book.

I wonder if any users, could provide me any guidance with the possibility of having such a book published?

I left Psychiatry 4 years ago and this was due to my conflicting beliefs around the system and how productive it was and terms of producing the best outcomes.

I've ...
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