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1980 Oct. 22

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing plans to speak on the telephone while Knútsson is in New York. Explaining the way in which Chamberlin manages to travel and attend conferences. Updates on pariticpation in various panels, meetings, colloquiums, radio and television appearances, etc.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985 Apr. 11

Letter from unidentified correspondent to teleconference participants

Berkeley (Calif.) - In this letter, an unidentified writer thanks participants for electing her to the MHLP board. She discusses the implications of the word "anti-psychiatry" and hopes that the movement will not be known as simply that. She points out that psychiatric oppression is "a part of social, economics, class, racial and sexual and other oppressions that most past and present inmates experience." The writer says... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1989 Sept. 28

Bucalo, Giuseppe

Letter from Giuseppe Bucalo to Mental Patients Liberation Front

Messina (Italy) - Identifies the antipsychiatry association of the Comitato D'iniziativa Anti-psichiatrica which is building an "international documentation centre about cultural alternatives to psychiatry" and asks for material on projects, initiatives, and magazines.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1989 Oct. 23

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to friends

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin writes about the psychiatric survivors movement and some of the groups involved in the movement in the United States, and asks for more information about the Centro Sociale Commitato D'iniziativa Psichiatrica (CIP). She mentions that "On Our Own" is in the process of being published in Italy.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1991 Nov. 10

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Ken Keddie

Somerville (Mass.) - Expressing intrest in Keddie's combination of traditional psychiatry and his interest in changing and expanding practices and theories. Warning Keddie that he may experience pushback from both psychiatrists and survivors. Offering to put Keddie in touch with activists in New York City and inviting him to attend the international conference on consumer participation in mental health service provision i... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1989 Dec. 26

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Nancy Foley

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin agrees with Foley's article on the ethics of feminist therapy and the idea of turning the normal grieving process into an illness that requires treatment. She apologizes for taking so long to respond to Foley's letter and says back surgery prevented her from being able to reply promptly.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Apr. 2

Bozarth, Ollie Mae

Letter from Ollie Mae Bozarth to Richard C. Baron

San Francisco (Calif.) - Bozarth says she cannot participate in the National Policy survey conducted by Horizon House Institute because she believes the mental health system does more damage to citizens than it benefits them. She takes issue with the fact that "criminals and frustrated homemakers are diagnosed by the medical profession to be suffering from the same mythical diseases" and discusses her own history of being lab... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Dec. 27

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Betty Rollin

Somerville (Mass.) - Chamberlin criticizes a NBC Nightly News report entitled "When Children Get Depressed" which portrayed psychiatry as a benevolent force against the helplessness that leads some children to suicide. Chamberlin explains that many children considered mentally ill will be locked up in mental institutions and given drugs with serious side effects.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Apr. 4

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Wiep Koster-Kreger

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing the anti-nuclear movement, a mutual friend, Dunya, and an international approach to representation of the ex-patients' movement at the World Congress for Mental Health.

Judi Chamberlin Papers


Geremia, Anthony

Card from Anthony Geremia to Judi Chamberlin

On feelings of falseness and dishonesty within the movement, as perceived at a conference or meeting. Complimeting Chamberlin on her talk, despite her tiredness becoming evident at the end.

Judi Chamberlin Papers