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1987 Jan. 13

A different approach to mental health

An article about the Ruby Rogers Advocacy Center and Judi Chamberlin's work to empower psychiatric patients.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1993 June 25

Bolton, Ken

'Psychiatric survivors' stuck with label forever

Yukon - An article about Judi Chamberlin and the stigma of being a former psychiatric patient.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1994

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Madness, Mental Illness, and Reality: A Personal View of the Harmfulness of the Medical Model

Draft of an article written by Chamberlin for the "Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry" about her experiences as a psychiatric patient and the problems with the medical treatment of mental distress.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 Nov. 22

Gottlieb, Annie

He claimed he was well, which 'proved' him mad

An article from the Village Voice about Kenneth Donaldson's book, "Insanity Inside Out" and the Supreme Court case which ruled that he had been held unlawfully detained against his will in a mental institution for 15 years.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1996

Overlevde psykiatrien

An article published in Norwegian about Judi Chamberlin's work in the mental health field.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1994

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Abstract of Madness, Mental Illness, and Reality: A Personal View of the Harmfulness of the Medical Model

Abstract of an article written by Chamberlin for the "Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry" about her experiences as a psychiatric patient and the problems with the medical treatment of mental distress.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Mar. 17

Doverspike, Denise

She beat the system - on her own

Williamsburg (Va.) - Details Chamberlin's history with mental illness and as a patient in several mental hospitals, and her realization that "many of the normal problems people experience are being labeled mental illnesses" and her push for self-help centers as alternatives to hospitals.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 June 25

Somerville, Barbara

Rights of mental patients

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

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Jan. 4

Livingston, Gary

Ombudsman of the damned

New York (N.Y.) - Gary describes his role as ombudsman, which means that he protects the rights of patients in Creedmoor Psychiatric Center and acts as mediator in cases where treatment grievances arise on individual and staff levels. He talks briefly about his own history as psychiatric inmate after shooting his parents, explains how psychiatrists warned that he was still dangerous, but that since then Gary and his pa... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980

Kopolow, Louis E.

Client participation in service delivery

Article on the ex-patient movement for empowerment and activism. Prioritizing the need for improved quality and responsiveness in mental health services. Describing various alternative psychiatric programs in the U.S. and Canada. Including handwritten notes and edits by Chamberlin.

Judi Chamberlin Papers