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Asylum 17.2 – Summer 2010

Winter 2010

Contents

  • THE TRUTH ABOUT PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS Joanna Moncrieff
  • BOOK REVIEW Drug-Induced Dementia by Grace Jackson
  • PSYCHIATRY AND THE TOXIC DRUG INDUSTRY Justice Lover
  • COMBATING THE DRUG COMPANIES’ DRUG-PUSHING Evelyn Pringle
  • PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATION: SHOOTING IN THE DARK Phil Virden
  • THE ADHD FRAUD: CHEMICAL HOLOCAUST FOR CHILDREN From an interview with Fred A Baughman Jnr MD
  • TURNING CHILDREN INTO MENTAL PATIENTS: ADHD IN THE UK George Fowler
  • PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS: REMEDIES OR POISONS? THE EVIDENCE FROM PHARMACOGENETICS Catherine Clarke
  • MORE DRUGGING, LESS RIOTS? SURVEILLANCE AND TRANQUILLISATION vs PROTEST Guy Holmes
  • HOW TO WITHDRAW FROM PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS Peter Lehmann

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Asylum 17.3 – Autumn 2010

Autumn 2010

Contents

  • THE ROLE OF PSYCHIATRY IN THE THERAPEUTIC STATE Thomas Szasz
  • VOICES ARE EMOTIONS    Marius Romme
  • PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS AND VALUE-BASED PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING A Nurse
  • SOLDIERS IN DOUBLE JEOPARDY    Fred A Baughman
  • SIDE EFFECTS AND PSYCHOPHARMACOGENETICS: POLICYMAKERS KEEP DODGING THE ISSUE Catherine Clarke
  • A PSYCHIATRIC SALAD: SALMAGUNDI    Nigelloh
  • THE USE OF ELECTROSHOCK TODAY    Cheryl Prax

 

 


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Asylum 17.4 – Winter 2010

Winter 2010

Contents

  • ‘One Step Beyond: Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry’ Book Review by Helen Spandler
  • A SMALL ACT OF REVOLUTION Bill Bailey
  • PANIC ATTACK: A WINDOW FOR WISDOM Anon
  • THE DEAD SHEEP IN THE WATER TANK Terry Simpson
  • USER-LED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES? WE’VE DONE IT FOR A DECADE Adam James
  • SOTERIA: AS VIEWED BY (EX-)USERS AND SURVIVORS OF PSYCHIATRY Peter Lehmann
  • MENTAL ILLNESS OR SELF-INTERPRETATION Jeremy Spandler
  • WELCOME TO NICEWORLD Midlands Psychology Group
  • STATE REGULATION Ian Parker
  • POEMS Carol Batton
  • MAD PRIDE DEMO: 26TH OCT 2010
  • SPECIAL FEATURE ON SURVIVORS HISTORY

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Asylum 18.1 – Spring 2011

Spring 2011

Special Issue: Mad Pride

Contents

  • NO. WE’RE NOT ‘ALL IN THIS TOGETHER’ Dave Harper
  • WHAT IS MAD CULTURE Dolly Sen
  • THE MAD HATTERS OF BATH – THE STORY SO FAR Clare Crestani
  • MAD PRIDE LEEDS 2002-2010 Terry Simpson
  • HALITOSIS KILLED MY STEPMOTHER’S BUDGIE: A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAD PRIDE LONDON Hugh Mulhall
  • NATIONAL PERCEPTIONS FORUM – A MAD NETWORK Chris Barchard
  • MAD CULTURE, MAD COMMUNITY, MAD LIFE – JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT Just Fancied a Rant Clare
  • IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVE John McCarthy
  • MAD PRIDE CELEBRATES YOU Mind Freedom International Mad Pride Campaign Committee
  • THE FANTASTIC TIME TRAVERSING MAGICIAN The Buddhist Babe
  • PROBLEM PAGE
  • IF YOU’RE NOT PISSED OFF, THEN YOU’RE NOT PAYING ATTENTION Jennifer Whatever
  • THIS IS LIGHT WORK The JD Factor
  • RANDOM RANTS Embrace the Madness Martin
  • OF BED KNOBS AND SYRINGE STICKS Rufus May

Asylum 18.2 – Summer 2011

Summer 2011

Special Issue: Schizophrenia 1911-2011 R.I.P

Contents

  • HOW PSYCHIATRY ARRIVED AT THE IDEA OF SCHIZOPHRENIA Professor Alec Jenner
  • EMAILS FROM GEORGIE Paul Hammersley
  • SCHIZOPHRENIA: MYTH AND REALITY Phil Virden
  • SPLIT: SCHIZOPHRENIA, DISSOCIATION AND THE SHATTERED SELF Eleanor Longden
  • A HISTORY OF TREATMENTS FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA & DEPRESSION Peter Bullimore
  • BOOK REVIEW: THE MEANING OF MADNESS Eleanor Longden
  • SPACESHIPS Phil Thomas
  • SCHIZOPHRENIC VEHICLE REPAIRS Paul Hammersley
  • ASPERGER’S SYNDROME AND SCHIZOPHRENIA: EXPLORING THE OVERLAP BETWEEN THE TWO DIAGNOSES Alison Tierney
  • THE CASE AGAINST SCHIZOPHRENIA P F Thomas
  • LET’S LOSE THE LABEL Jen Kilyon
  • POEM: ‘I Don’t Hear Voices’ Lucy Gorecki

 


Asylum 18.3 – Autumn 2011

Autumn 2011

Special Issue: Spiritual Crisis

Contents

  • THE SPIRITUAL CRISIS NETWORK Catherine G Lucas
  • STRANGE CHANGES: A PSYCHOTHERAPIST’S APPROACH TO SPIRITUAL EMERGENCY Courtenay Young
  • REDISCOVERY WHOLENESS: ANNABEL’S STORY Annabel Hollis
  • A JOURNEY OF SPIRITUAL EMERGENCY Frances Goodall
  • OPENNESS TO UNUSUAL EXPERIENCES: PSYCHOSIS AND SPIRITUALITY REORGANISED Isabel Clarke
  • POEM: ‘Symmetrical Poem’ by Dunstan Clarke
  • POEM: ‘My Crisis’ by Anon
  • DARK NIGHTS BEFORE THE DAWN Kate
  • BEYOND SPIRITUAL CRISIS: WHAT’S NEXT?  Janice Hartley
  • A WALK IN THE WILDERNESS Maria Ravisankar
  • SUPPORTING A PERSON IN CRISIS Annabel Hollis
  • THE ‘WHAT IS REAL AND WHAT IS NOT’ GROUP Isabel Clarke
  • POEM ‘The Walls of Silence’ by Janice Hartley
  • POEM ‘Communication’ by Emma Laughton
  • POEM ‘Psychosis’ by Maria Ravisankar
  • POEM ‘Return from a far country’ by Emma Laughton
  • AND FINALLY…’WHAT CAN WE DO?’
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