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1976

Miller, Cynthia

Letter fragment from Cynthia Miller to the women's movement

New York (N.Y.) - Notes on Miller's departure from the women's movement due to the dismissal of her oppression as a psychiatric survivor.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia Miller to Ellen

Cynthia tells Ellen that she feels oppressed by Shelley Weirs and that attempts to water down their interactions as mere differences ignores that Cynthia feels discomfort at the fact that the group she is part of chooses to ignore what she has said and feels about this other woman. At the bottom of the page Cynthia mentions that for a mental health professional to work with an ex-inmate requires recog... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1977

Miller, Cynthia

Psychiatry as social control

New York (N.Y.) - Notes in preparation for a show with the Madness Network on the myth of mental illness. Musings on the experiences of women, entrapment in and the death of the patriarchy, and madness as a part of experience. Linking the idea of good mental health to strict societal conformity and incarceration as punishment for deviation. Analysis of radio broadcaster Steve Post's style as schizophrenic, observing th... more

Cynthia Miller Papers