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Therapy and Life–Articles

The following articles provide further information on psychiatry’s use in the service of social control, and in the drug-free, empathy-based alternatives to damaging psychiatric treatments.

Finnegan the Squirrel

Finnegan the Squirrel   The moral of this story is the best part!!! Debby Cantlon, who plans to release Finnegan, the young squirrel, back into the wild, bottle-fed the infant squirrel after it was brought to her house. When Cantlon took in the tiny creature and began caring for him, […]

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Contribution to the Social Rehabilitation of the Mentally Ill (1962)

The volunteer-patient relationships described in this paper occur between college students and mental patients on the back wards of a large state hospital. […] I think the so-called “dementia” and “hebephrenia” often described as the natural end points of schizophrenia are really products of social isolation on the back wards of state mental hospitals.

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