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1975

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Dr. Kronenberg

Chamberlin says it is good to know that she has the power to make Dr. Kronenberg uncomfortable, though it does not compare to the power he has to force treatment on her and put her in solitary confinement. Chamberlin says Dr. Kronenberg may have never done these things to her, specifically, but he has to her brothers and sisters and claims that he cannot tell patients apart. She says in a real sense, ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia 'Kalisa' Miller to the New York Times

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter criticizing NYT coverage of deinstitutionalization and laying out a list of assumptions and mischaracterizations about and of current and ex-mental patients. Taking issue with the description of institutionalized persons as having "A nervous twitch, an odd walk, a glassy stare," when these aspects are most likely side effects of drugs such as Thorazine. Drawing parallels between the su... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1983 May 12

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Following up after having sent a copy of Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time. Updates on the movement, specifically the fight against the use of electroshock treatment. Including mention of direct action in Berkeley and civil disobedience against the American Psychiatric Association in New York.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 June 21

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing a future trip to Europe and the North American antipsychiatry movement. Expressing dislike of professional conferences and her intention to stand up and communicate the anger of the "poor, sick ones."

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Sept. 8

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - Celebrating the Berkeley ECT referendum success. Discussing the issue of leadership and representation in the movement, particularly as it applies to who is invited to or attends conferences.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Jan. 12

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Following up after the Psychopol meeting in Amsterdam and having sent a copy of Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time. Discussing the political and economic use of psychiatry as a tool of oppression. Updates on the fight against electroshock in Berkeley, California. Mention is made to Chamberlin's personal struggle with depression.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1986 Jan. 20

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Dave Joseph

Somerville (Mass.) - Updates on Chamberlin's personal life, travels, and work including a Vermont civil disobedience action in which she participated, other anticipated actions in the future, and plans to formally found the ex-patient group NAMP.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia 'Kalisa' Miller to Dr. Richman

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter with note to self preamble laying out intentions. Explaining Miller's hospital record - prepared by Dr. Joan Waitkevicz - and legal battle - using medical malpractice lawyer Richard Godosky - regarding the stroke she suffered at Harlem Hospital. Inquiring into the possibility of a Haldol-CVA or stroke connection.

Cynthia Miller 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

1986 Mar. 30

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Dave Joseph

Somerville (Mass.) - Updates on Chamberlin's personal life, work, and travels.

Judi Chamberlin Papers