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Psychiatric Hegemony

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Psychiatric Hegemony

"Psychiatric Hegemony" is a valuable contribution to understanding the growing power of psychiatry in general and biological psychiatry in particular.

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Marxism and Psychology

Friday, February 19, 2016

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Marxism and Psychology

The biological model of mental illness reduces the mind to the brain. In contrast, marxism views mental illness as the individual expression of a society made sick by alienated labour.

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What’s Wrong with Sigmund Freud?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

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What’s Wrong with Sigmund Freud?

The pioneer of psychiatry began as an advocate of the oppressed, but then he switched sides to support the oppressors.

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One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

Monday, September 20, 2010

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One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

Corporate America is awash in cash it stole from working-class families, whose distressed children are being labeled with mental disorders and drugged into submission.

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Sunday, May 18, 2008

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Human beings protest their oppression with open rebellion and through symptoms of sickness and distress. The prison system crushes the rebels, medicine treats the sick, and psychiatry subordinates the distressed. The effect of psychiatric “treatment” is to resign the discontented to their lot and drug the resisters into submission.

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We Must Pull Together or Be Pulled Apart

Saturday, October 14, 2006

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We Must Pull Together or Be Pulled Apart

By focusing on individuals, the medical system dissipates the class rage that propels social change.

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