341 results found for: subject:"Antipsychiatry"

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1976

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

Anti-psychiatry bibliography

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A bibliography put together by members of the ALMP, Network Against Psychiatric Assault (S.F.), and the Mental Patients' Liberation Front (Boston) on works that deal with anti-psychiatry. Included are published novels, magazines and newsletters, and journals. There is a brief note for each item on the list that describes what the item is about.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

Introductory statement

Pennsylvania - 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

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978 Apr.

Alliance for the Liberation of Mental Patients

ALMP pre-conference newsletter #1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Bulletin from the 1978 Conference Planning Committee on the upcoming 6th North American Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held on the Bryn Mawr campus in May of the same year. Including information about living and meeting quarters, pricing and scholarship, as well as limitations on attendance (limited to former and current 'mental patients' and endorsed non-'patient' anti-psychiat... more

Cynthia Miller 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

1980 Apr. 13

Americans Against Psychiatric and Psychological Abuse

A public forum

New York (N.Y.) - Advertising a public forum about political repressive psychiatry in the American workplace moderated by Francine Newman, Aquilla Fitzgerald, John Lombard, and Tom Weiss, and sponsored by the Americans Against Psychiatric and Psychological Abuse.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980

Bay Area Committee for Alternatives to Psychiatry

On our own: a new support group

San Francisco (Calif.) - Advertising a newly formed support group made up of former psychiatric inmates/mental patients with the intention of sharing experiences, increase understanding and establish emotional and political ties.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980

Beckford, Anthony

Three Queensites charge blacklist

Queens (New York, N.Y.) - City employees claim they were subjected to "Psychiatric McCarthyism" in order to remove them from work. Two of the individuals are teachers and the third is Tom Weiss, former Psychiatric Social Worker at Queens General Hospital. The three claim they have been victimized by psychiatric incompetence in being declared unfit for their job which has made it difficult for them to obtain new jobs.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1977 Jan.

Bozarth, Ollie Mae

State, task force news Mental health

Bozarth is "advocating a government agency composed of lay persons to hear and investigate complaints against psychiatric procedures... and theories." She asks if Rosalynn Carter would be interested in such an agency, asks feminist attorneys to investigate the law for commitments in their states, and talks about the "male-chauvinist diagnosis of mythical diseases." She also notes that women are the gr... more

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 July 13

Bozarth, Ollie Mae

Letter from Ollie Mae Bozarth to Andrew Young

San Francisco (Calif.) - Bozarth was interested to read Young's statement that the United States holds political prisoners. As someone who protests the use of psychiatry to imprison people in the United States, she offers her support and help. The letter has been carbon copied to several ex-patient groups.

Judi Chamberlin Papers