Joanna Moncrieff and the Critical Psychiatry Network offer us a different way of thinking about how psychiatric medications work; and ways to use them that assist healing but reduce the adverse effects – and especially the devastating effects that result from long term use as illustrated by Robert Whitaker.
Advances in psychiatric treatment (2009), vol. 15, 221–223 doi: 10.1192/apt.bp.108.006361
Read for yourself…[pdf]
- Dr Joanna Moncrieff – The Myth of The Chemical Cure (recoverynetworktoronto.wordpress.com)
- Robert Whitaker – Anatomy of An Epidemic – videos (recoverynetworktoronto.wordpress.com)
- Psychotropic medication causes psychosis, illness, and death (talesfromthelou.wordpress.com)