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Mental health

Is the Antipsychiatry Movement Helping Us?

geralt on Pixabay From abuses in asylums to horrific "experiments" in Nazi Germany, the antipsychiatry movement arose in response to what were seen as abuses within the mainstream psychiatric establishment.  Yet has the movement actually brought about any sort of positive change for those people living with mental illness?  Or has it generated more of an… Continue reading Is the Antipsychiatry Movement Helping Us?

Book cover: Lost Connections by Johann Hari
Book reviews, Mental health

Book review/rant: Lost Connections

In Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions, Johann Hari takes a stand against the idea of biological causation of depression and anxiety.  I expected going in that this book would annoy me, but at times it was just plain ridiculousness. To start off, let me tell you the… Continue reading Book review/rant: Lost Connections