Anti-vivisection and Anti-psychiatry

Anti-vivisection and Anti-psychiatry

For my presentation entitled Anti-vivisection and Anti-psychiatry I will focus on the connections and opportunities for allyship between the anti-vivisection and anti-psychiatry movements. To begin with I will put forth the position that the use of other than human animals in research as well as symptom-based diagnoses and treatment in psychiatry are all unreliable. From…

Robert Reich: Trump Syndromes

Robert Reich: Trump Syndromes

With Donald Trump as president, some of you may be tempted to succumb to one of the following 4 syndromes. Please don’t. The first is Normalizer Syndrome. You want to believe Trump is just another president – more conservative than most, but one who will make rational decisions. You’re under a grave delusion. Trump and…

Voices: Living with Schizophrenia | WebMD

Voices: Living with Schizophrenia | WebMD

[MUSIC PLAYING] [INTERPOSING VOICES] MICHELLE HAMMER: Hi. I’m Michele Hammer and I have schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that changes the way you think, feel, and act. It’s broken down into three separate categories, positive, negative, and cognitive. Positive symptoms don’t mean they’re a good thing. It’s an add-on to your normal behavior, things…