Tag Archives: self-respect

How to Complain: Pride of Person


There are two directions to go in filing an effective complaint.  One is to follow the money and the other is to follow the licensure path.  In short, threaten the abusive person’s livelihood.  That gets their attention real fast. In … Continue reading

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How to Complain: An Introduction


Last night I had a phone call from a fellow who had just discovered my blog.  He was frustrated and overflowing with stories of the abuse he’s suffered at the hands of the psychiatric system.  He also was off on … Continue reading

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The Big Question (Part III)


Another reason I kept going back to inpatient psychiatry was because they kept drugging me.  One of the dominant effects of all the antidepressants was that they prevented me from developing any self-respect.  I do not know the reason; I … Continue reading

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After I Stopped Taking Antidepressants, 2001-2008


Instead of drugging myself into insensitivity, I had to deal with the real, raw emotions of life.  There was an enormous amount of anger.  I became a student of anger, learned what it was for, why we have it, what to … Continue reading

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