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1974 June

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 3

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue starts with an article in which a man recounts undergoing electric shock therapy when he was six years old. There are excerpts from an article by John Friedberg on the history of electro-convulsive therapy; a related article talks about Dr. John... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Madness network news vol. 4 no. 3 Summer

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. A special women's issue which features excerpts from an interview and articles written by women who had been in mental hospitals, and an article on misogyny in the spiritual movement because, according to the editors' note, many women are put into mental h... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Madness network news vol. 4 no. 4 Fall

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. In this issue there are reprints of oral testimonies from four ex-inmate activists who spoke out at public hearings held by the President's Commission on Mental Health; the speakers included Ollie Bozarth, Bob Harris, Tanya Temkin, and Judi Chamberlin. One... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975 Oct.

Madness network news vol. 3 no. 3

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. In this issue there is an article by Judi Chamberlin on the third annual Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression held in San Francisco, and there are reactions to the conference from other people who attended. An excerpt from some nurses' res... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1974 Dec.

Madness network news vol. 2 no. 5

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue focuses on psychiatry in prisons, with stories. The articles focus on the inhumane treatment inmates undergo in the facility, including being coerced into being test subjects for drugs, physical abuse suffered, and behavior modification programs... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976 Oct.

Madness network news vol. 4 no. 1

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. A list of the demands made by participants in the North American Conference on Human Rights and Psychiatric Oppression is included, along with some personal feelings on the conference from a couple of different people who attended. An article talks about a... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1975 Dec.

Madness network news vol. 3 no. 4

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue includes many personal stories from psychiatric survivors. Some articles discuss the words used in psychiatry and psychiatric institutions. There is an article by Judi Chamberlin on consciousness-raising, a tool to assist mental patients, which ... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1979

Madness network news vol. 5 no. 3 Winter

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. One article goes into detail on the approval of psychosurgery policies, which go against the recommendations of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, but also the criticism of several proposals ... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1976

Madness network news vol. 3

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue features stories from four women about their experiences in psychiatric institutions, an article about psychiatric inmates in South Africa being used for labor, and an article on the right to refuse treatment as pursued by the class action suit ... more

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1983

Madness Network News, Inc.

Madness network news vol. 7 no. 2 Summer

San Francisco (Calif.) - A magazine with articles by, for, and about mental patients, including resources for ex-mental patients and current patients, and personal stories. This issue has several articles dealing with electroshock therapy, the negative side effects of the procedure, legislation around it, and the deaths that have been caused by shock treatment. There are movement notes from around the world. An article detail... more

Cynthia Miller Papers