42 results found for: name:"Frank, Leonard Roy"

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1979 Oct. 24

Frank, Leonard Roy

Press release

San Francisco (Calif.) - Statement on Roy's book, The History of Shock Treatment, an anthology of information on shock treatment. Including quotes from fellow authors of works on mental illness.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 May 29

Frank, Leonard Roy

Men of violence and deceit

History and condemnation of ECT (electroconvulsive treatment). Including quotes from victims and analysis of the manipulation tactics and financial incentives claimed by doctors and scientists to justify ECT's continued practice. Reporting on side effects including memory loss, brain damage and death as well as less quantifiable changes such as a loss of curiosity, stamina and drive. Implying that ECT... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1984

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to Leonard Roy Frank

Kalisa mentions not having basis for a suit related to her stroke. She went to a Harvard Neurologist for an opinion and he suggested that she might be having a depressive episode. He talked to her about the genetic component of her alleged disease, and Kalisa mentions that her uncle was a geneticist at Berkeley.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980 Aug. 27

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Updates on the movement and its members on the west coast, specifically concerned with issues of involuntary restraint, drugging, detention and deaths following the administration of psychotropic drugs or electroconvulsive therapy. Including reference to a deposition given by Frank for a case against Dr. Allan M. Gunn-Smith and the possible disruption of an upcoming APA meeting.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 June 22

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Thanking Chamberlin for the materials concerning commitment and forced "treatment." Including updates on the next issue of On The Edge which will feature a review and critique of Chamberlin's book On Our Own. Discussing other happenings in the movement including a talk by Tom Szasz and connection with Dunya Breur of Amsterdam.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1975 Sept. 19

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Complimenting Chamberlin on an article published in the LA Times and requesting a copy.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Aug. 22

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Updates on the campaign to ban ECT in Berkeley and the publicity generated by an article in the New York Times.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 Dec. 26

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Congratulating Chamberlin and "the MPLF people" on the first issue of Acting Out. Accompanied by several articles regarding psychiatry and shock therapy.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 May 1

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Complimenting a letter written by Chamberlin and enclosing articles on relevant topics. Thanking Chamberlin for her hospitality during Frank's visit.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Dec. 3

Frank, Leonard Roy

Letter from Leonard Roy Frank to Judi Chamberlin

San Francisco (Calif.) - Criticism of a Cosmopolitan magazine article on electroshock therapy and other updates from the ex-patient movement on the west coast. Information on the successes and failures of various conferences. Requesting updates from Chamberlin on Tom Szasz' appearance at an ACLU conference and other topics. Including a handwritten note of hello from fellow activist David Oaks.

Judi Chamberlin Papers