42 results found for: subject:"Psychotropic drugs"

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1978 May 26

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to the New York Times

New York (N.Y.) - A letter to the editor about the adverse effects of Thorazine, how many people who receive these drugs are not told about these side effects, and how the neuromuscular reactions that can be a side effect of Thorazine are then used to perpetuate the stigma against people who have been in mental institutions.

Cynthia Miller 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 author of the booklet references the class gap between psychiatri... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1984

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

Dr. Caligari's psychiatric drugs

Berkeley (Calif.) - Containing information about psychiatric drug effects, toxic effects and medical complications collected from recurring columns which began appearing in Madness Network News in 1972. Accessible and educational information for people getting or thinking of taking psychiatric drugs as well as concerned family members, friends and health-care workers. Containing information on the drugging of adults, chi... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1978 Feb. 17

Bruzelius, Nils J.

Doctor testifies girl's drug treatment 'senseless'

Boston (Mass.) - Concerning the Rogers v. Okin trial about mental patients' right to refuse treatment. A physician criticizes the use of antipsychotic drugs to treat a teenage girl with mental disabilities, saying that she had been given up to twice the maximum recommended dosage, and says that she suffers from the side effect tardive dyskenesia.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Mar.

Mental Patients Association

In a nutshell Newsletter of the Mental Patients Association vol. 6 no. 1

Vancouver (B.C.) - Contains articles and news by and about mental patients and ex-patients, with advice, personal stories, and poetry. The seventh anniversary of the publication is commemorated with pages featuring photos of Mental Patients Association members taken by Gordie McCann. There are a couple of articles on psychiatric drug use and side effects. One report talks about Soviet psychiatry. Another article discuss... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976

Network Against Psychiatric Assault

California psychiatric bills

San Francisco (Calif.) - Details of three bills: AB 4481, AB 1032, and a proposed CAFT bill. Each bill lists the status of the bill, the implications for psychosurgery and electroshock, aversive conditioning, psychoactive drugs, conditions for minors, and penalties for violations.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Feb. 18

Bruzelius, Nils J.

Doctor testifies drug use risky but common

Boston (Mass.) - Concerning the Rogers v. Okin trial about mental patients' right to refuse treatment. A physician criticizes the use of antipsychotic drugs to treat a teenage girl with mental disabilities and says that she suffers from the side effect tardive dyskenesia.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1978 Sept. 8

Bruzelius, Nils J.

Testimony is resumed in patient-rights trial

Massachusetts - Concerning the Rogers v. Okin trial about mental patients' right to refuse treatment. Boston neurologist Daniel Tarsy discusses the care of a young mentally disabled girl at the Boston State Hospital and says the girl did not suffer side effects from antipsychotic drugs.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1997 June – 1997 Aug.

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (U.S.)

The Rights Tenet 1997 Summer

St. Paul (Minn.) - Includes: "1997 conference: planning in full swing"; Jennifer Byron, "I am a survivor!"; David H. Jacobs, "Findings from interviews with people formerly treated with psychiatric medications"; Rae Unzicker, "Mental health advocacy, from then to now"; "Jury awards $1.3 million in Tardive Diskinesia case"; Gregg Ochoa, "DMH names director of consumer affairs"; Bill Johnson... more

Tom Behrendt Collection

1990 Dec. – 1991 Feb.

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (U.S.)

The Rights Tenet 1991 Winter

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Includes: Paul Freddolino, "1990 NARPA conference goes international"; Leonard Roy Frank, "The Center for the Study of Psychiatry feature report: San Francisco puts electroshock on public trial"; "Drug lawsuit, drug companies, make Minnesota news"; Mary Olympia, "Editorial: the family of NARPA."

Tom Behrendt Collection