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Surviving Psychiatry: A User’s Manual


Surviving Psychiatry   A User’s Manual Anne C. Woodlen The great jazz bassist Ron Carter once described good jazz as a delicate balance of the predictable and the unpredictable.  Too predictable and it bores the listener, too unpredictable and it … Continue reading

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Throw Open the Doors


Let’s throw open the locked doors of inpatient psychiatry and show the general public how we’re being treated.  If they knew what was going on, do you think they’d tolerate it? Yesterday I had the splendid opportunity to tape a … Continue reading

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