341 results found for: subject:"Antipsychiatry"

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1983 Feb. 10

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jeanne

Somerville (Mass.) - Describing an upcoming trip to Ithaca for a speaking engagement at the college. Inquiring into a possible meeting with members of the MPA in Central New York. Updates on the movement, mutual friends or acquaintances, and MPLF.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Feb. 1

Kennedy-Jones, Catherine, 1937-

Letter from Catherine Kennedy-Jones to Lucy Ann Geiselman

San Diego (Calif.) - Suggesting the development of a continuing education program consisting of representatives from the ex-patient movement, NIMH staff, parents' organizations, radical mental health workers and members of the legislative body, etc. Proposing discussions about the Mental Patients' Liberation Movement, who the expert is on mental health consumer issues, the role of consumer social insight in psychiatric re... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1988 Apr.

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - On meetings of the NAMP coordinating committee and upcoming speaking engagements in England, California, New York, South Carolina, Washington and Connecticut. Reporting the publication of a chapter on user empowerment in a British pamphlet. Including brief mentions of the continued success of the Ruby Rogers drop-in center and an altercation with Joe Rogers of the NMHCA at an NIMH meeting in January.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Sept. 7

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Hope Knútsson

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing Chamberlin's childhood and adolescence as well as her communication with John Holt and opinions on unschooling. Recounting a trip to Montreal, Chamberlin's participation in two panels at the American Psychological Association, and her visit to a residential alternative there.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1991 Oct. 15

Keddie, Kenneth M. G.

Letter from Ken Keddie to Judi Chamberlin

Montrose (Scotland) - Introducing himself and requesting a meeting with Chamberlin to discuss the current state of the ex-patient movement. Notifying her of his application for a travelling fellowship under which Keddie intends to visit the U.S. and study "The Management and Treatment of Stress."

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982

Hackney mental patients' association

London (England) - Handout advertising an informal meeting regarding the establishment of an independent social center for patients, ex-patients and anyone suffering from mental distress or dependency problems.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978

Szasz, Thomas, 1920-2012

Soviet psychiatry: the historical background

Szasz criticizes the Western press for its hypocritical indignation over the misuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union to put "dissidents" in psychiatric incarceration. Szasz considers involuntary psychiatric interventions to be crimes against humanity, a crime that occurs as much in the Western world as it does in Russia, and characterizes these abuses as "characteristic uses of a traditionally totali... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1977

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

Introductory statement

Philadelphia (Pa.) - An introductory statement to the ALMP in which they discuss the fact that mental illness is often conflated with criminality and the possibility of violence, and that many mental health institutions are functionally similar to prisons. The ALMP is introduced as being run by former psychiatric inmates. The ALMP speaks out against the Farview State Hospital in Pennsylvania, which, at the time, is underg... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978

The politics of phenothiazines

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Provides information on psychiatric drugs, which the booklet claims are overwhelmingly used on oppressed groups as a way of dealing with their natural reactions to oppressive conditions by labeling them mentally ill instead of dealing with issues of alienation, poverty, and discrimination that members of oppressed groups often face. The class gap between psychiatrists, who are often white upper middle... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1977 July 1

McMillen, Ron

In the public eye Psychiatry in the mass media

Regarding recent news on psychiatry in mass media, including the American Broadcast Company's "Madness and Medicine" which is seen as "the worst attack on psychiatry and the mental health field in recent history." Other stories include coverage for meetings of the American Psychiatric Association and special interest stories such as gay activist groups calling on the APA to support their efforts to ke... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers