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Undrugging: You vs. NYS Dept. of Health


I am the true-born daughter of an ice cream addict.  My parents traveled all over the world and wherever they went, Dad bought ice cream for my mom—after the opera in Vienna, on the streets of Moscow and on a … Continue reading

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The Undrugging of Annie (Part V)


            I was repeatedly admitted to inpatient psychiatry for treatment of suicidal depression.  Several times in the decade that had elapsed since Dr. Rich had poisoned me, I had approached her while I was an inpatient.  Each time she told … Continue reading

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The Undrugging of Annie (Part III)


I seldom had enough energy to travel the two hundred seventy miles to where my family lived.  My family did not come to visit me.  Two of my sisters and my father were randomly angry at me for being unable … Continue reading

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Service vs. Power


It is Easter and I hurt.  The Neurontin must be increased but even so I doubt that it will do any good.  Bipolar II depression is supposed to be treated with a mood stabilizer and a mood elevator, i.e., an antidepressant.  There are … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s: Immature, Incompetent Staff


About Perrine.  Perrine is one of the interchangeable children who work as counselors on 3-6:  female, Caucasian, single, under 27, and the recent recipient of a liberal arts degree.  They like to wear scrub suits, but not because they scrub … Continue reading

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Jane Kou, M.D.


Complaint to the Office of Professional Medical Conduct, NYS Dept. of Health: I was hospitalized at Hutchings Psychiatric Center for suicidal depression for about three weeks; the attending psychiatrist was Jane Kou.              I only recall seeing Dr. Kou four … Continue reading

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