Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010
An article about the use of words by psychiatrists and mental health workers to conceal the poor treatment of mental patients.
1978 June 25
Palm Beach (Fla.) - Detailing the experiences in psychiatric hospitals of three women: Judi Chamberlin, author of "On Our Own", Sally Zinman, head of the Florida Mental Patients' Rights Association, and Tanya Temkin of Network Against Psychiatric Assault in San Francisco. They also talk about patients' rights. A related story discusses steps being taken to improve patients' rights at the Comprehensive Community Mental He... more
Ontario - Criticizing Toronto's "Mental Health Week" and giving advice to those currently incarcerated as well as those who have been released from psychiatric institutions. Describing the specific abuses suffered by mental patients and ex-patients in Toronto, Ontario. Calling for the establishment of more mental patients associations or liberation groups.
Toronto (Ont.) - Reporting on the events of the Second National Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held August 30th to September 2nd in Topeka, Kansas.
1982 Apr. 5
Kale, Wilford, 1944-
Richmond (Va.) - Details Chamberlin's experiences as a patient in mental hospitals that led her to write "On Our Own." Focuses on her advocacy for patients' rights, including the right to refuse medication, with reference to the abuse that often happens in mental institutions.