Author: Michael Ten

Stigma

I think stigma related to receiving psychological and psychiatric services will exist as long as nonconsensual psychiatry exists. Once suicide is respected as a civil and human right for …

Pseudo Medical Cults

Psychiatry is effectively a pseudo medical cult. It engages in forced conversion using civil commitment and psychiatric holds. It relies on implicit theological posits in order to help justify …

Psychiatric Propaganda

I hope that no suicides happen. We should use persuasion, reason, and kindness to reduce suicides, not psychiatric coercion, force, and confinement. Psychiatrists medicalize human misery and tragedy. To …

Psychiatry

Read the book Psychiatric Slavery by psychiatrist Thomas Szasz. There is no objective ways to diagnose psychiatric disorders. Psychiatrists are for the most part the only type doctors who …

Psychiatric Disability

Downs syndrome is an objectively identifiable genetic abnormality, as I understand it. There is no objective medical test to diagnose depression. “Clinical Depression” is medicalized misery. We should offer …