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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Spearheading a Transformation

An excerpt from Dr. Breggin’s book, Psychosocial Approaches to Deeply Disturbed Persons, outlining his philosophy that mental illnesses should be treated from a pyschological and social perspective rather than a biological one. spearheadingatransformation.pbreggin.1996.pdf

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Psychotherapy in Emotional Crises without Resort to Psychiatric Medications

“Psychotherapy in Emotional Crises without Resort to Psychiatric Medications,” The Humanistic Psychologist Vol 25 No 1 (1997). Mental health professionals are pressured to rely upon the medical model, but there are many reasons not to turn to psychiatric drugs in emotional crises, including their impact on the brain and mind, and their disempowering effect on […]

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Psychosocial Approaches to Deeply Disturbed Persons

Psychosocial Approaches to Deeply Disturbed Persons

Peter Breggin and E. Mark Stern, Editors Cloth published 1996 by Haworth Press, Inc.     “Makes a critical contribution by offering humanistic and caring alternatives for people who have long-standing histories of oppression and maltreatment.” Fred Bemak, Ph.D Chairperson for the Department of Counseling and Human Services, The Johns Hopkins University   “A humanist […]

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