Neuroleptics – psychiatrist Peter Breggin

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of the books that I wrote at the beginning of the century: The profession originated during the industrial revolution as a method of bypassing legal restraints on the incarceration of homeless street people. State mental hospitals, within which the…

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‘Patients are only riffraff’—Freud

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of the books that I wrote in the last century: Many psychiatric survivors have written manuscripts about their experiences but are rarely successful in getting their books published.  —Al Siebert [1]  Being silent is itself an indication of how…

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The hammer of the victims

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of the books that I wrote in the last century:   This quotation explains perfectly why the so-called mental health professions have so much power in our societies: To commit violent and unjust acts, it is not enough…

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Shrinks

While, during this vacation, I review the syntax of the texts I spoke about in my entry yesterday, why not keep an eye on the parallel issue of the so-called mental health professions, either on this site (here) or on my Abridged Online Books (here)? Those who have made the mistake of accepting any sort…

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The hammer of the witches

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of the books that I wrote in the last century:   ______ 卐 ______   It is not that witches and mental patients are alike; on the contrary, it is because inquisitors and psychiatrists are alike that they…

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(((Sigmund Freud)))

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of my books that I wrote in the last century: ‘I’ve never done a mean thing’—Freud [1]   It must have been noted that insofar I have used interchangeably the terms ‘psychiatrist’ and ‘analyst’. Before reading Jeffrey Masson…

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A labelled orphan

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of my books that I wrote in the last century:   ‘And do no wrong or violence to the alien, the fatherless and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place’. —Jeremiah [1] Some readers may be…

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Beware of the psychiatric Newspeak

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an abridged translation of a chapter of one of my books that I wrote in the last century:     The ritual murder of people has always been preceded by the ritual murder of truth—and, indeed, by the ritual murder of language itself. —Szasz [1] The…

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A ‘disease’ whose lesion no one can see

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. I wrote most of the below text in the last century:   In his Occidental Dissent article about yesterday’s California bar shooting, the author wrote: Take a young man, send him to fight in some God-forsaken Third-World pit inhabited by primitive Brown people, let him watch his…

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Shine: a dad more devastating than Mengele

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. Below, an edited translation (I’ve now added a couple of triple brackets) of a chapter of one of my books that I wrote before my awakening on the JQ:   Mental illness in the biological sense is a myth. Yet, it is obvious that madness is not.…

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