Gallery view

1977 Sept.

Miller, Jerome G., 1931-2015

Beware the 'experts on mental health

Washington (D.C.) - Miller criticizes the mental health movement in which he calls "at best an inherently stagnant system, and at worst a repressive one." He calls out the mental health bureaucracy which have created a system of care "unaccountable to its clientele" and that many of those clientele are essentially captives in the system. He then suggests some caveats to pursuing this work, including stimulating consumeri... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 Dec. 7

McMillen, Ronald

In the public eye Psychiatry in the mass media

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning favorable media coverage on the psychiatry field and its connection to the American Psychiatric Association. Recounting positive articles on diagnosis and treatment; including psychopharmacology and shock therapy.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Jan.

Mental hospital deaths: 'incompetent or negligent actions by physician and nursing staff members'

Washington (D.C.) - On deaths and side effects caused by the over-prescribing of psychiatric drugs. Examining cases from California and Texas state institutions, the overdosing of geriatric patients and a federal suit brought on behalf of a mentally disabled 18-year-old in 1974.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

2002 Feb. 12

Boodman, Sandra G.

'Beautiful' - but not rare - recovery John Nash's genius is extraordinary. Recovering from schizophrenia is anything but.

Washington (D.C.) - Newspaper article inspired by the movie "A Beautiful Mind" exploring the reality of possible recovery from Schizophrenia. National Empowerment Center Daniel B. Fisher is profiled.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 Dec. 6

Herrington, B.S.

U.S. Court upholds drug refusal right

Washington (D.C.) - On the success of the class action suit against Boston State Hospital filed in an attempt to stop forced drugging and seclusion in non-emergency situations. Including negative reactions from APA Counsel Joel Klein and doctors from local psychiatric facilities.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Mar.

Setting the record straight

Washington (D.C.) - Ronald F. Gibbs' letter expressing anger at The Post's poor handling of Arthur Janovsky's suicide in its initial reporting under the headline Alexandrian Dies Under Subway Train. Including handwritten notes about the stereotypical treatment.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Mar. 4

Alexandrian Dies Under Subway Train

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting the suicide of Arthur Janovsky, whose name is misspelled here.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 Dec. 7

McMillen, Ronald

In the public eye Psychiatry in the mass media

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning favorable media coverage on the psychiatry field and its connection to the American Psychiatric Association. Recounting positive articles on diagnosis and treatment; including psychopharmacology and shock therapy.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 June 2

National Association of Counties

New York's unified services offer trade-off

Washington (D.C.) - Detailing NACo's Developmental Disabilities Case Study #2 in Rensselaer County, New York. Handwritten notes from Arthur Janovsky's identifying text he finds problematic after having read Chamberlin's book.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Oct. 16

Hausman, Kenneth

Refusing treatment: right or wrong?

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting from a conference entitled "Refusing Mental Health Treatment: Values in Conflict," representing both sides of the issue of psychiatric commitment and forced drugging. Sections within the article focus on criminal justice, clinical implications and legal perspectives

Judi Chamberlin Papers