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Final Words


A month ago a woman with Alzheimer’s was admitted to the room directly below mine; we both face on the employee parking lot. She screams continuously. “Hello? Hello? Hello? Help! Help! Call 9-1-1! Stop hurting me!” The staff who serves … Continue reading

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Comment from LisaGina68@aol.com I have a true story I want to share, a voluntary ER visit, turned into destroying my life, I had no prior history, I was in a mental health crisis I have learned they call it in … Continue reading

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You, Too, Can Have a Psychiatric Disorder


Originally posted on Anne C Woodlen: Notes in Passing:
Anne C. Woodlen Attention deficient disorder (ADD) is a disease wherein the person (hereinafter referred to as a “child” since it is usually diagnosed while a person is in elementary school)…

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Taking the Fear Out


A new treatment for schizophrenia and other “mental illnesses”? https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/taking-the-fear-out/

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Contrary to News Headlines, Robin Williams was on Drugs


https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2014/11/10/contrary-to-news-headlines-robin-williams-was/

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When $140,000 a Year Just Isn’t Enough


“Dr. Drug Rep” By DANIEL CARLAT Published: November 25, 2007 I. Faculty Development On a blustery fall New England day in 2001, a friendly representative from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals came into my office in Newburyport, Mass., and made me an offer … Continue reading

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Richard Gottlieb: In Conclusion (Part II)


There came a time when Richard Gottlieb’s hospital cut his hours to half-time because only half his work was billable to insurance; the hospital was paying him out of pocket for the rest of the time. When Dick went to … Continue reading

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Status Update


My energies currently are devoted to producing a book on depression, drugs, psychiatry and recovery, circa 1971-2013. Chapter first-paragraphs are previewed on my Facebook page. Hopefully, before the summer is out the book will be available for sale. What’s your … Continue reading

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