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The Proactive Search for Mental Illnesses in Children

Part one of a two-part Mad In America investigation into the expansion of psychological screening and electronic surveillance of children and youth.

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Beyond the Therapeutic State

from the 26th to the 28th of June, a gathering of more than 190 persons from 24 countries converged on Drammen Norway to develop visions of possible futures that go Beyond the Therapeutic State

Lingering Doubts About Psychiatry’s Scientific Status

Professor Sir Simon Wessely is a British psychiatrist who works at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London.  He is also the new President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and in that capacity, he recently wrote his first blog, titled, appropriately enough, My First Blog (May 24, 2014).  The article is essentially a perusal of, and commentary on, the program for the RCP’s Annual Congress, about which Sir Simon expresses considerable enthusiasm.  He also engages in a little cheerleading.

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New APA President: Same Old Cheerleading

As my readers know, I am a great fan of former APA President Jeffrey Lieberman, MD.  His regular articles on Psychiatric News were always helpful to the anti-psychiatry cause, and he will be greatly missed.

But his successor, Paul Summergrad, MD, has recently posted his first presidential message, APA Poised to Take Advantage of Unique Time in History, and it is already clear that not much has changed.  Cheerleading and unabashed self-congratulations are still the order of the day.

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The Psychiatric Epidemic

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