Apr 11, 2019
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Zapped: Breaking news about electroshock therapy

Bonnie Burstow
Because of charges laid by survivors, shock machine manufacturers are forced to admit that shock machines cause permanent brain damage. Now survivors are poised for further action.
Mar 6, 2017

A curse for a cursed profession

Bonnie Burstow
Taking a page from the Victorian poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, it is time to start cursing oppressive institutions and those that make them possible. And where better to begin than psychiatry?
Jun 13, 2013

Psychiatrists concerned about new DSM-5

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is published by the American Psychiatric Association. The publication of the new DSM-5 this spring has mental health professionals worried.
Jul 20, 2011

Proud of Mad Pride

John Bonnar
Toronto Mad Pride Week, designed to educate, raise awareness, diminish isolation and diffuse the power of the stigma of mental illness.


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