Sites discussing controversies about mental health, psychiatry, and psychology, pointing out problems, and offering a wide range of differing opinions. Some advocate reform, others advise scrapping the modern system of mental health care altogether.
Alternative Mental Health.com is a guide to alternative mental health(non-psychiatric, health-oriented). The site features a directory of practitioners, organizations and experts from several countries.
A book that combines a first-person account of life on a psychiatric ward with a critical analysis of the psychiatric system.
A research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of people who have psychiatric disabilities.
Peter R. Breggin, M.D. founded The International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology (ICSPP) as a nonprofit research and educational network 25 years ago and warns the media and the public about the potential dangers of drugs, electroshock, psychosurgery, and the biological theories of psychiatry.
Review of a guide to recognizing an incompetent, immoral or quack therapist.
Essays on therapy, failed therapy, managed care, the Columbine High School massacre, Bill Clinton's "attention deficit disorder", and other mental health topics.
Enquiry and research on the interplay between mind, body, and society. Includes sections on consciousness, psychosis, imagination, health, sickness, and death.
An organization opposed to psychiatric abuses and involuntary treatment.
David Coopers' discoveries in psychodynamics of Schizophrenia and his criticisms of psychiatry.
Citizens' Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Database of psychiatric crimes; form for reporting psychiatric abuses; video presentation.
Information and communities for depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other metal conditions. Includes news, editorials and chat.
She spent years championing the rights of the disabled and the forgotten. When she became the underdog in her own life, she struggled just as fiercely to save herself.
Advances the debate about Thomas S. Szasz's basic ideas and their practical applications.
Graduate thesis exploring the relationship between art and madness.
A voluntary organization that advocates changes to the mental health system and also raises funds to build care centers.
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