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Unslaved Podcast: The Myth of Mental Illness (The Life of Thomas Szasz)
 
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Episode 53, Hour 1 Michael and David begin their new series on Transgressive Thinkers, with an overview of the radical ideas of Thomas Szasz. Subjects include Freud, the rise of psychoanalysis, the philosophy of Personalism, the “Outsider,” self-esteem vs. narcissism, mental illness, madness, malingering, coercion, incarceration, “Big Pharma,” and the rise of the Nanny State. See complete program references at www.unslaved.om *** *** ***
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Szasz Myth of Mental Illness
 
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An overview of Szasz's criticisms of Psychiatry
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Book Review: "The Myth of Mental Illness" by Thomas S. Szasz, M.D.
 
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Book Review: "The Myth of Mental Illness" by Thomas S. Szasz, M.D. Perennial Books, 1974 copyright (c) 2017 William Schaeffer *** "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain" - The Wizard of Oz ***
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The Myth of Mental Illness
 
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In this video I will read an excerpt from Dr. Thomas Szasz's "Myth of Mental Illness" book for my Introductory and Abnormal Psychology courses discussions. Copyright Statement: I do not own the rights to any of the images used in this presentation. All text and graphics were acquired from Google Images and are being used for educational purposes. Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
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The Myth of Mental Illness (Short Excerpt)
 
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CCHR Co-Founder Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus
 
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http://www.cchrint.org CCHR's co-founder, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Dr. Thomas Szasz, has been challenging his own profession for decades, calling psychiatry a "pseudoscience." Szasz has probably "...done more than any other man to alert the American public to the potential dangers of an excessively psychiatrized society," according to Edwin Shurr in the Atlantic Monthly. http://www.cchrint.org Read more here: http://psychology.suite101.com/article.cfm/dr_thomas_szaszs_critique_of_psychiatry
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Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28
 
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Thomas Szasz on the Myth of Mental Illness
 
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Thomas Szasz on the Myth of Mental Illness
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CCHR co-founder, Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus
 
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http://www.cchrint.org/szasz - Dr. Thomas Szasz is co-founder of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) a psychiatric/mental health watchdog. He is a professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, author of 35 critically acclaimed books on psychiatry and the mental health industry. Speaking about CCHR, Szasz stated, "We should honor CCHR because it is really the organization that for the first time in human history has organized a politically, socially, internationally significant voice to combat psychiatry. This has never happened in human history before." To see Thomas Szasz's full CV, including more than 40 international awards and recognitions for his outstanding and precedent setting work, click here http://www.cchrint.org/about-us/co-founder-dr-thomas-szasz/curriculum-vitae/
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Thomas Szasz on Psychiatry and Religion
 
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Thomas Szasz is a psychiatrist and author well known for his criticism of the modern psychiatry movement. He has consistently sought to apply classical liberal principles (such as bodily and mental self ownership) to social science and also explored the consequences of mandatory institutionalization of persons the state deemed to be insane. In his book, The Myth of Mental Illness (1960), Szasz claims that psychiatry ultimately robs people of the responsibility of being moral agents by obscuring the difference between socially unacceptable behavior and disease. In this lecture, given at the National Libertarian Party's Nominating Convention in 1983, Szasz compares the influence of psychiatry on the public with the influence of religion on the public (usually with the backing of the respective king or government body) during the Middle Ages. Szasz points out that the state's tendency to use science as a justification for trampling the rights of individuals today is much like the state's tendency to use religious justifications to trample the rights of individuals in days past. Szasz once wrote in 1974: "Since theocracy is the rule of God or its priests, and democracy the rule of the people or of the majority, pharmacracy is therefore the rule of medicine or of doctors." Download the .mp3 version of this lecture here: http://bit.ly/HXbnP3
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Hearing voices is a sign of mental illness: MYTH OR TRUTH?
 
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By Dr. Etzel Cardeña, the Thorsen Professor of Psychology at Lund University, Sweden where he is Director of the Centre for Research on Consciousness and Anomalous Psychology (CERCAP). https://www.ispirit.us https://www.facebook.com/ispiritdotus/
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Top 10 Myths About Mental Illness
 
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Top 10 myths about Mental Illness Music: https://soundcloud.com/electroactivemusic/nevergiveup Resources: General Info About Mental Illness: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/index.shtml Psych Criticism and Alternative Health: https://www.madinamerica.com/author/whall/ To Be or Not to Be on Psych Meds: https://beyondmeds.com/2013/08/05/to-my-friends-and-readers/ Psych Meds Info and Forums https://www.crazymeds.us/ There are thousands of pages, books, resources. It was helpful to me to read a variety of books to learn about mental illness, from the critical(Mad in America) to the pro-psychiatry(Listening to Prozac), from Autism(Look Me in the Eye) to Depression(Darkness Visible), about Nutrition and Spirituality(Jon Kabat Zin) and much more. If you are in a crisis, please call the suicide crisis line 1 800 273 8255
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MENTAL ILLNESS: Inconvenient Truths
 
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It's been called a 'myth', a 'brain disease', and even 'bullshit', but what does 'mental illness' actually refer to? Sections Introductory quotations: 00:00 Introduction: 00:17 Definition(s): 00:59 'Mental illness is an illness like any other': 1:44 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 4:34 'Normal vs Abnormal': 07:02 DSM-5's Definition: 08:15 DSM: what is it good for?: 12:06 'radical critics' and 'armchair theorists': 13:50 The Most Common Objection: 16:49 Defining 'Mental Illness': 22:23 An Alternative: 25:33 Conclusion: 28:43 References: 29:57 References American Psychiatric Association. (1952). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1968). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1980). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (2015, November). What Is mental illness? Retrieved January 27, 2017, from American Psychiatric Association: https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/what-is-mental-illness Boyle, M. (2004). Preventing a non-existent illness?: Some issues in the prevention of "schizophrenia". The Journal of Primary Prevention, 445-469. Breggin, P. R. (2001). The antidepressant fact book: What your doctor won't tell you about Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, and Luvox. Cambridge, MA: Perseus. British Psychological Society. (2014). Understanding psychosis and schizophrenia. Leicester: Author. Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2015). Behavioral health trends in the United States: Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Rockville: Author. Frances, A. (2014). Saving normal: An insider's revolt against out-of-control psychiatric diagnosis, DSM-5, big pharma and the medicalization of ordinary life. New York: William Morrow. Greenberg, G. (2010, December 27). Inside the battle to define mental illness. Retrieved January 3, 2017, from Wired: https://www.wired.com/2010/12/ff_dsmv/ Hickey, P. (2016, October 30). ADHD: A destructive psychiatric hoax. Retrieved January 27, 2017, from Mad in America: https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/10/adhd-destructive-psychiatric-hoax/ Insel, T. (2011, August 12). Mental illness defined as disruption in neural circuits. Retrieved January 27, 2017, from National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/2011/mental-illness-defined-as-disruption-in-neural-circuits.shtml Insel, T. (2013, April 29). Transforming diagnosis. Retrieved January 3, 2017, from National Institute of Mental Health: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/directors/thomas-insel/blog/2013/transforming-diagnosis.shtml Kessler, R. C., Berglund, P., Demler, O., Jin, R., Merikangas, K. R., & Walters, E. E. (2005). Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62(6), 593-602. Kinderman, P. (2014). A prescription for psychiatry. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. Kinderman, P., Read, J., Moncrieff, J., & Bentall, R. P. (2013). Drop the language of disorder. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 16, 2-3. doi:10.1136/eb-2012-100987 Kirk, S. A., Gomory, T., & Cohen, D. (2013). Mad science: psychiatric coercion, diagnosis, and drugs. New Brunswick: Transaction. Kupfer, D. (2013, May 3). Statement from DSM Chair David Kupfer. Retrieved January 27, 2017, from Mad in America: www.madinamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Statement-from-dsm-chair-david-kupfer-md.pdf Lynch, T. (2015). Depression delusion: volume 1: The myth of the brain chemical imbalance. Limerick: Mental Health. Mayo Clinic. (2014, July 31). Diabetes: tests and diagnosis. Retrieved January 27, 2017, from Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/basics/tests-diagnosis/CON-20033091 Moore, T. J., & Mattison, D. R. (2016). Adult utilization of psychiatric drugs. JAMA Internal Medicine, E1-E2. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.7507 NAMI Montana. (2013, April 25). What is Mental Illness? Retrieved January 27, 2017, from YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeFl3l74QZA Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2014). Abnormal psychology (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Education. Pynchon, T. (2012). Gravity's rainbow. New York: Penguin. Note: The full reference list is too large for YouTube's description box. Please see the end of the video for the complete list of references and further reading materials.
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Buy the Book The Myth of Mental Illness
 
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Consider buying the book, The Myth of Mental Illness. Abolish psychiatric slavery.
Views: 179 Michael Ten
7 MYTHS You Still Believe About Mental Illness
 
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The Myth of Chemical Cure: How and why we Misunderstand Psychiatric Medicine
 
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Dr. Joanna Moncrieff overturns the claim that psychiatric drugs work by correcting chemical imbalance, and analyzes the professional, commercial and political vested interests that have shaped this view. Dr. Moncrieff provides a comprehensive critique of research on drugs including antidepressants, antipsychotics and mood stabilizers. Joanna Moncrieff is a Reader in Critical and Social Psychiatry at University College London and works as a consultant in community psychiatry in North East London Foundation Trust. She has worked in psychiatry for over 20 years as a clinician and academic. She has challenged the assumption that psychiatric drugs work by targeting an underlying brain abnormality and proposed an alternative view that they work by inducing an altered mental state. She has also researched and written about the subjective experience of taking psychiatric drugs, decision making, the history of drug treatment and the history, politics, and philosophy of psychiatry more generally. She is currently leading a large research programme called RADAR (Research into Antipsychotic Discontinuation And Reduction), funded by the UK government. Joanna is one of the founders and the co-chairperson of the Critical Psychiatry Network. This is an international group of psychiatrists, doctors and medical students who are critical of the mainstream view of psychiatry, including the idea that mental disorders are diseases ‘like any other’. The group has campaigned on mental health issues in the United Kingdom, challenging efforts to extend mental health law and criticising the influence of the pharmaceutical industry. Joanna is the author of many peer-reviewed, scientific papers and several books: The Bitterest Pills: the troubling story of antipsychotic drugs, and The Myth of the Chemical Cure (Palgrave Macmillan) and A Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs (PCCS Books). She is co-editor of Demedicalising Misery and Demedicalising Misery volume II (Palgrave Macmillan). She has an active website and blog (https://joannamoncrieff.com/), and active Twitter account: @joannamoncrieff and also blogs on Mad in America (www.madinamerica.com) from time to time. Connect with The Real Truth About Health http://www.therealtruthabouthealth.com/ https://www.facebook.com/The-Real-Truth-About-Health-467500836655781/ https://www.instagram.com/therealtruthabouthealth/ https://twitter.com/RTAHealth Passionate believers in whole food plant based diets, no chemicals, minimal pharmaceutical drugs, no GMO's. Fighting to stop climate change and extinction.
Thomas Szasz: The Right to Take Drugs
 
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Thomas Szasz is a psychiatrist and author well known for his criticism of the modern psychiatry movement. He has consistently sought to apply classical liberal principles (such as bodily and mental self ownership) to social science and also explored the consequences of mandatory institutionalization of persons the state deemed to be insane. Szasz passed away on September 8, 2012. In this lecture given at Harvard Law school in 1992, Szasz borrows from his then newly-released book Our Right to Drugs: The Case for a Free Market, speaking on the medical monopolization of the drug industry backed by the power of the state. He says: "It isn't just heroin and marijuana that are illegal -- EVERY drug in America that's any good is illegal, because if you have to go to a doctor to get a prescription to get a drug, ladies and gentlemen, it's illegal. The medical people have forgotten this because we all get drugs like people in Russia (then the Soviet Union) have to get permission to emigrate." Download the .mp3 version of this lecture here: http://bit.ly/Sc5T5V
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Thomas Szasz Interview by Sheldon Richman
 
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Sheldon Richman interviews Dr. Thomas Szasz, a giant in both the field of psychiatry and in the movement for the liberation of the individual from all unwarranted coercion. View Dr. Szasz's Freeman archive here: http://www.thefreemanonline.org/author/thomas-szasz/
Dr. Thomas Szasz Tribute- Psychiatrist, Acclaimed Author & CCHR Co-Founder
 
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Dr. Thomas Szasz was a Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at the State University of New York, Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute and a Lifetime Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association whose long list of educational accomplishments, credentials, honors, biographical listings and awards speak for themselves. Considered by many scholars and academics to be psychiatry's most authoritative critic, Szasz has authored more than 35 books on the subject, and has been acknowledged by many as a staunch defender of liberty and human rights. He co-founded the Citizens Commission on Human Rights in 1969 as the world's first mental health watchdog organization. He is the recipient of dozens of awards and honorary titles and has won the admiration of many scholars and defenders of liberty. "Dr. Szasz was one of those rare individuals who could not be silent when liberty was threatened." — Congressman Ron Paul "There are few of us who have devoted our entire lives to fighting man's inhumanity to man. Thomas Szasz was one of those few and now joins the rest of those freedom fighters who belong to history." — Dr. Keith Hoeller, Editor, Existential Psychology & Psychiatry "One of the smartest and most thorough defenders of autonomy and liberty of our time." — Brian Doherty, Senior Editor, Reason Magazine "Throughout his long life, he did not simply fight the good fight, he fought a truly magnificent fight." — Professor Richard E. Vatz, Towson University
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Mann ki baat: Ep # 16: Myths of Mental Illness
 
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As a body of illnesses, perhaps no other form of illness is as misunderstood and as mystical in the minds of people as are Mental Illnesses. While physical illnesses are believed to have a tangible physical reason behind them, most people tend to ascribe supernatural causes to mental illnesses. Myths abound when one talks about mental illnesses. Phases of the moon and black magic are commonly blamed for what could be a chemical problem in the normal functioning of the brain. As with the cause, the understanding and treatment for mental illnesses is also usually biased because of lack of proper awareness regarding mental illnesses. A lot many people suffering from mental illnesses actually get worse because precious time is wasted in their apparent treatment by faith healers. Another common misconception regarding mental illnesses is that they can be cured once the person suffering form them is married off. It will only increase their distress at having to deal with the stresses of the change unless the spouse and family is aware and supportive. This episode has sought to clear some of the myths surrounding mental illnesses and distress to create better understanding in people regarding them. It tells us that any person, regardless of age, class, gender and intelligence can suffer from a mental illness at any point in their lives. It also clears the myth that mental illnesses disable the person permanently, telling us that mental illnesses are treatable and early identification, proper and adequate treatment and support can lead to complete functional recovery from mental problems.
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Read Books Psychiatrist Thomas Szasz Wrote
 
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Borrow or buy and read books that psychiatrist Thomas Szasz wrote. He wrote many good books like The Myth of Mental Illness, Insanity, Fatal Freedom, Suicide Prohibition and Psychiatric Slavery. Websites: http://MichaelTen.com and http://IdeaRiff.com Twitter: https://Twitter.com/iMichaelTen Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/TenMichael Tumblr: http://TenMichael.Tumblr.com Google: https://Plus.Google.com/+MichaelTenQi/ Books: http://www.Amazon.com/Michael-Ten/e/B00CD8NDSS/ Please subscribe to this channel, share this video with others, visit my websites and watch my other videos. Thank you for watching. Comments are welcomed and encouraged. However, if they contain rudeness, disrespect or swear words, then they will likely be removed. The views and opinions expressed here may be subject to change and are meant for general information and entertainment purposes only; use any or all of the information in this video at your own risk.
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Is Homosexuality a Mental Illness: Albert Ellis and Thomas Szasz Debate Mental Illness
 
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Thomas Szasz and Albert Ellis debate whether homosexuality is a mental illness
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Episode 6 Doctor Terry Lynch on the myth of the brain chemical imbalance and why Psychiatry has...
 
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To listen on iTunes, click here: For iTunes, click here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lets-talk-withdrawal-truth-about-antidepressant-drugs/id1212789850?mt=2 This week, we interview Dr. Terry Lynch who is a GP, psychotherapist, author and mental health educator. Ten years into his career as a GP, he became very concerned about the medical approach to emotional and mental suffering and was not prepared to remain silent. In 2001 he released the book Beyond Prozac: Healing Mental Distress, a best-seller in Ireland in 2001 and shortlisted for the MIND (UK) 2002 Book of the Year Award. Terry has worked tirelessly to expose the myth of the chemical imbalance and other psychiatric falsehoods. In 2015, he released The Depression Delusion: The Myth of the Brain Chemical Imbalance. Dr. Lynch spoke to me and helped me understand why modern psychiatry has pursued a purely medical approach to distress with terrible consequences. In this episode we discuss: How Dr. Lynch trained as a GP but became disillusioned when he started comparing patient experiences with his medical training. How these experiences led to his first book, Beyond Prozac; Healing mental distress, published in 2002. How doctors are still justifying treatment with psychiatric drugs based on the myth of the brain chemical imbalance. That there is no scientific evidence whatsoever that there is any brain chemical imbalance, it is a concept manufactured by the Pharmaceutical companies in order to market their drugs. That myths like the chemical imbalance legitimise prescribing. That there is no pathological difference between the brain of someone who experiences mental illness and the brain of someone who does not. That there is no physical diagnostic test that confirms a biological abnormality that would explain mental illness. How patients are told that an antidepressant is like insulin for a diabetic but that this is also completely untrue. That it is unproven that depression, bipolar disorder or the other psychiatric diagnoses are brain disorders, there is no difference in pathology that would result in these issues being classified as a brain abnormality. That psychiatric drugs can calm people so they do have effects but patients are not able to make an informed choice about their medications. That much of what we are told is fact by medical science is actually just a belief. That we don't give enough attention to emotional distress and trauma. How the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) the key diagnostic tool for psychiatry is created. The unnecessary focus on medication distracts completely from a persons life and the issues that have resulted in trauma or wounding. That the term ‘depression’ isn't very helpful because it reduces rich experiences to simple diagnostic language. The shocking fact that in the UK we prescribed 63 million antidepressants in a single year. Dr. Lynch’s courses that help people understand the true nature of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other psychiatric diagnoses. When you take an antidepressant, make sure you are fully informed, make you own enquiries. Shownotes: http://www.jfmoore.co.uk/LTW_episode_6.html To give me your feedback please email me on feedback@jfmoore.co.uk © James Moore 2017
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Destroying the Myths of Mental Illness - David Granirer
 
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David Granirer is a counselor, stand-up comic, speaker, and author of The Happy Neurotic: How Fear and Angst Can Lead to Happiness and Success. He has taught stand-up comedy to recovering addicts and cancer patients and he is the founder of Stand Up for Mental Health, a program that teaches stand-up comedy to people with mental illness as a way of helping them build confidence and fight public stigma. To book now: http://www.apbspeakers.com/speaker/david-granirer
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Top Ten Myths about Mental Illness
 
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Top Ten Myths about Mental Illness
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There Is No Such Thing as Mental Illness
 
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Arguments, expert opinion and data against the myth of mental illness. From Freedomain Radio, the largest and most popular philosophy show on the web. http://www.freedomainradio.com Sources: http://www.fdrurl.com/mentalillness
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The Last Interview of Thomas Szasz (2013) - Trailer
 
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The Last Interview of Thomas Szasz, a film by Philip Singer, Ph.D, is a documentary exploring the controversial beliefs of the legendary anti-psychiatry psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Szasz, M.D. For more information please see http://www.witnessfilms.com/documentary. To inquire about purchasing the film you can contact us directly: andrew@witnessfilms.com Film and trailer edited by Andrew Lyman-Clarke.
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Listen to Audiobooks that Psychiatrist Thomas Szasz Wrote
 
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Listen to audio books that psychiatrist Thomas Szasz wrote. Listen to Psychiatry: The Science of Lies. Listen to The Myth of Psychotherapy: Mental Healing as Religion, Rhetoric, and Repression. Listen to Medicalization of Everyday Life: Selected Essays. They are all available on Audibles. Thanks for watching this video. Please subscribe to this channel, share this video with others, visit my websites and watch my other videos. Websites: http://MichaelTen.com and http://IdeaRiff.com Patreon: http://patreon.com/defeataging Books: http://www.Amazon.com/Michael-Ten/e/B00CD8NDSS/ Twitter: https://Twitter.com/iMichaelTen Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/TenMichael Tumblr: http://TenMichael.Tumblr.com Google: http://plus.google.com/+MichaelTenQi Comments are welcome, however, if they contain rudeness, disrespect or cussing then they will likely be removed. The views and opinions expressed here may be subject to change and are meant for general information and entertainment purposes only; use any or all of the information in this video at your own risk.
Views: 124 Michael Ten
Mental Illness - Debunking the Myths.wmv
 
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Correcting the myths and stereotypes of people with different forms of mental illness
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Debunking Myths About Mental Illness
 
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In this video, I'll be going over some of the myths about mental health and mental illness and debunking them. As someone with mental illness, I have gotten my fair share of comments from people telling me some of the things mentioned. I think it's important to talk about why these myths are, in fact, myths and the harm that occurs when people say such things. SOURCES: https://www.mendthemind.ca/stigma/top-11-myths-about-mental-illness/ https://cmha.ca/documents/myths-about-mental-illness/ https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2015/Dispelling-Myths-on-Mental-Illness Click the [CC] button for CC! || If CC doesn't show up after you've clicked the button, fiddle with the settings first and then try it again. CAPTIONED BY » me (scripted video) BUSINESS INQUIRES » TO: davies@studio71us.com PO BOX » PO Box #71 Claremont, NC 28610 MY WEBSITE » http://rikkipoynter.com SOCIAL NETWORKING » Snapchat - rikkipoynter Facebook - http://facebook.com/rikkipoynterYT Twitter - http://twitter.com/rikkipoynter Instagram - http://instagram.com/rikkipoynter Tumblr - http://rikkipoynter.tumblr.com PATREON » http://patreon.com/rikkipoynter TIP JAR » http://ko-fi.com/A740BFU YOUTUBE WISHLIST » http://amzn.to/2zvATyv AMAZON WISHLIST » http://amzn.to/2AnPx86 BOOKS WISHLIST » http://amzn.to/2AnIht0 MERCHANDISE » http://rikkipoynter.storenvy.com HEARING AID BATTERIES, PLEASE » http://hearingaidbatteriesplease.com SOCIAL NETWORKING » Snapchat - rikkipoynter Facebook - http://facebook.com/rikkipoynterYT Twitter - http://twitter.com/rikkipoynter Instagram - http://instagram.com/rikkipoynter Tumblr - http://rikkipoynter.tumblr.com LOGO CREDIT » https://www.facebook.com/PiaSpectre/photos/pb.352320021461107.-2207520000.1452376691./1243889448970822/?type=3&theater
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The Myth of Mental Illness
 
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Psychiatric problems are often times physical rather than mental. There is a strong link between food allergies and nutritional deficiencies relating to "mental" problems.
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What is ANTI-PSYCHIATRY? What does ANTI-PSYCHIATRY mean? ANTI-PSYCHIATRY meaning & explanation
 
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What is ANTI-PSYCHIATRY? What does ANTI-PSYCHIATRY mean? ANTI-PSYCHIATRY meaning - ANTI-PSYCHIATRY definition - ANTI-PSYCHIATRY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Anti-psychiatry is the view that psychiatric treatments are often more damaging than helpful to patients, and a movement opposing such treatments for almost two centuries. It considers psychiatry a coercive instrument of oppression due to an unequal power relationship between doctor and patient, and a highly subjective diagnostic process. Anti-psychiatry originates in an objection to what some view as dangerous treatments. Examples include electroconvulsive therapy, insulin shock therapy, and brain lobotomy. An immediate concern is the significant increase in prescribing psychiatric drugs for children. There were also concerns about mental health institutions. All modern societies permit involuntary treatment or involuntary commitment of mental patients. In the 1960s, there were many challenges to psychoanalysis and mainstream psychiatry, where the very basis of psychiatric practice was characterized as repressive and controlling. Psychiatrists involved in this challenge included Jacques Lacan, Thomas Szasz, Giorgio Antonucci, R. D. Laing, Franco Basaglia, Theodore Lidz, Silvano Arieti, and David Cooper. Others involved were Michel Foucault and Erving Goffman. Cooper coined the term "anti-psychiatry" in 1967, and wrote the book Psychiatry and Anti-psychiatry in 1971. Thomas Szasz introduced the definition of mental illness as a myth in the book The Myth of Mental Illness (1961), Giorgio Antonucci introduced the definition of psychiatry as a prejudice in the book I pregiudizi e la conoscenza critica alla psichiatria (1986). Contemporary issues of anti-psychiatry include freedom versus coercion, mind versus brain, nature versus nurture, personal liberty and the right to be different. Some ex-patient groups have become anti-psychiatric, often referring to themselves as "survivors" rather than patients.
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How is Mental Illness Diagnosed? Thomas Szasz
 
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How is mental illness diagnosed? Is it based on a test or on a value judgment of the other person's behavior?
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Debunking the myths of OCD - Natascha M. Santos
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/debunking-the-myths-of-ocd-natascha-m-santos There’s a common misconception that if you like to meticulously organize your things, keep your hands clean, or plan out your weekend to the last detail, you might be OCD. In fact, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is a serious psychiatric condition that is frequently misunderstood by society and mental health professionals alike. Natascha M. Santos debunks the myths surrounding OCD. Lesson by Natascha M. Santos, animation by Zedem Media.
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Mental Illnesses Don't Exist!  | Beautifully Worthy Uncovered
 
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Today I talk about the misconceptions of mental illness as a whole! Busting the myths of mental illness will take us one huge step closer to getting rid of the stigma! Wordpress: https://beautifullyworthyrediscovered.wordpress.com Tumblr: http://beautifullyworthyrecovered.tumblr.com My last video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61lkDF_e3k0
The Myth of mental illness | Russ Scala Ted Bogert
 
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Russ Scala sits with Ted Bogert and talks about the myths of mental illness. Gut function and nutrition play a large role in the behavior of mental illness. Scala Precision Health and The Institute offer cutting-edge research, metabolic testing, and advanced imaging that pushes innovative performance solutions into the hands of companies, physicians, and athletes. Contact us today to learn more! American BioHacker - book available on Amazon https://AmericanBiohacker.com Russ Scala, MA Everybody and Every Body has a story http://PersonalizedHealthInstitute.com http://ScalaPrecisionHealth.com https://www.facebook.com/ScalaPrecisionHealth
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The Mental illness Fraud, Label Jars Not People
 
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The mental illness fraud by psychiatry. There is no scientific proof nor test that proves that mental illness exists. Sue was given l5 different bogus mental disorders from the DSM IV book used by psychiatrists when she was in and out of psychiatric hospitals in Ontario Canada from 1972-90. Most psychiatrists routinely use the DSM IV book (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) to diagnose their patients. Sue discusses the DSM IV book with all its bogus classifications, by picking everyday problems and classifying them as mental illnesses/disorders i.e. Nightmare Disorder, Nicotene Dependence Disorder, Stuttering Disorder, Mathematical Disorder, Bereavement Disorder, and the list goes on. The DSM IV book written by The American Pyschiatric Association (APA) lists over 200 so called mental disorders and list codes with every classification in order to get paid by a 3rd party i.e. insurance companies, and health ministries etc. Books to read exposing that mental illness does not exist: "They Say You're Crazy: how the world's most powerful psychiatrists decide who's normal" - by Paula J. Caplan "The Myth of Mental Illness" - by Thomas Szasz" "Toxic Psychiatry" -by Dr. Peter R. Breggin "Shrink Resistant: The Struggle Against Psychiatry in Canada" - Bonnie Burstow and Don Weitz, editors See Sue's Blogs" http://psychiatrybuster.blogspot.com http://symclark.blogspot.com http://wittenbergces.blogspot.com Other websites: www.breggin.com http://psychiatrybuster.blogspot.com http://wittenbergces.blogspot.com http://symclark.blogspot.com www.wildestcolts.com www.mindfreedom.org www.szasz.com http://endofshock.com http://capa.oise.utoronto.ca http://capacanada.wordpress.com www.antipsychiatry.org www.stopshrinks.org www.psychrights.org Email Sue: 2005.sueclark@gmail.com
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5 Myths About Mental Illness
 
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Day 4 | 31 Videos For Mental Health In my fourth of 31 videos during the month of May for Mental Health Awareness Month, I go through five myth about mental illness and why they're incorrect. I hope you enjoy the video and please share, comment and join the conversation this month on mental health and mental illness. Thank you. What is "31 Videos For Mental Health"? It's a mental health and mental illness awareness campaign I started in 2014. I will create 31 videos in the month of May (Mental Health Awareness Month) to promote mental health awareness and get a conversation started about mental illness. Every day this month you can expect a video on this channel on the topic of mental health or mental illness. How does mental illness relate to you? I was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder when I was 12-years-old and developed an anxiety disorder as I grew up that took me to the hospital three times. Mental illness is something that has dictated my life since I was a young and I was afraid to talk about it. What can I do to help? The most important thing this month is getting a conversation started about mental health, share these videos with friends and family, share them on your social media pages, get a conversation started about mental health and mental illness. SAM'S LINKS Website | https://www.414films.com Facebook | http://www.facebook.com/samkirkegaard Twitter | https://twitter.com/414_films Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/414films Tumblr | http://414films.tumblr.com Music by: http://www.bensound.com
Views: 86 Sam Kirkegaard
Questioning religiosity, psychiatry and sanity -- writings of Dr. Szasz and Dr. Breggin
 
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This video was made in response to the claims circling the internet that religious persons are "mentally ill," calling attention to the writings of two psychiatrists critical of their own field.: Dr. Thomas Szasz and Dr. Peter Breggin. Here I also tell of my own limited experience dealing with the psychiatric profession and its drugs (namely, Zoloft, Zyban/Wellbutrin, and Lexapro). ----------------------------- Obituary of Dr. Thomas Szasz: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/12/health/dr-thomas-szasz-psychiatrist-who-led-movement-against-his-field-dies-at-92.html?_r=0 Excerpts transcribed from Dr. Szasz' book "Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement": http://waywardblogging.com/?p=1067 http://waywardblogging.com/?p=1076 The other book mentioned by him that I recently completed it titled "The Myth of Psychotherapy" and is available in audio format. List of writings by Dr. Szasz: http://www.szasz.com/publist.html ----------------------------- Info on Dr. Peter Breggin: http://www.breggin.com/ Videos by Dr. Breggin: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2JF03GFbLu5aI6lXaMzYeA An excerpt from Dr. Breggin's 1991 book "Toxic Psychiatry": http://waywardblogging.com/?p=3373 I do feel it deserves to be noted that Dr. Breggin's chapter on women and feminism in relation to the mental health field displays some problematic biases. Perhaps I'll get around to blogging about that portion in the future. ----------------------------- In Dr. Szasz' 1978 book "The Myth of Psychotherapy" is where I'm referencing his talk of Sigmund Freud's Jewish ancestry and ongoing concern despite popular claims of Freud being secular and an atheist. A 2007 NYT article touches on this a little by pointing to Freud's last book "Moses and Monotheism": http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/09/magazine/09wwln-lede-t.html ----------------------------- Dr. Carl Jung's obituary where the differences between his approach to psychoanalysis and that of Freud are touched on as well: http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0726.html
Views: 497 Byenia
Review  Thomas Szasz Books Examining Psychology
 
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Pastor Steve Waldron, New Life of Albany - Albany, Ga
Wrap Up | April 2016
 
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What was your favorite read in April? The Things I Read: 1. The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks My Discussion: 2. The Myth of Mental Illness by Thomas S. Szasz 3. Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion by Rosemary Jackson 4. A Short History of Fantasy by Farah Mendlesohn and Edward James goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/9865624-emily-cait instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilycaitreads/ tumblr: http://creativeandoriginaltitle.tumblr.com/ twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyCaitReads
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"True Biblical Counselling and Schizophrenia"
 
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1. Thomas Szazs, a psychologist or psychiatrist, wrote a book "The Myth of Mental Illness". 2. Wm. Glasser in his book "Reality Therapy" gives details of THREE separate institutions in which schizophrenics were cured without drugs, by simply training them to take responsibility for their actions. The success rates were from 80-100%. 3. Jay Adams, a Christian counsellor in America, has written some 40 books on counselling. He also contends that "mental illnesses" do not exist. I doubt if these books have ever been mentioned in your training. 4. Eysenk researched the success rate of counselling. Psychoanalysis = 44% Psychotherapy = 64% This sounds reasonable until he quotes NO treatment whatsoever = 72%. So much for secular treatments! 5. I have co-authored a book entitled "Breakdowns are good for you". My co-author is a retired Anglican Minister. He qualified as a doctor and spent three years working in psychiatric hospitals and then went into the ministry. He realised that those who claimed that they were mentally ill were simply sinners. You might like to read some of the comments from people that I have helped with counselling or they have read our book. Click on http;//www.mbowden.info/comments.htm
Views: 5061 Dave Flang
Are Psychiatrist Evil? Albert Ellis and Thomas Szasz Debate Mental Illness
 
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Thomas Szasz and Albert Ellis debate mental illness and whether or not psychiatrist are misguided or evil.
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Szasz Thomas MD on ADHD - ADD in children
 
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Can the child hire another doctor for a second opinion, a different explanation in his/her favor? No. "Another lamentable new development, is a claim that millions of children suffer from a mental illness called Attention deficit hyperactive disorder and that Ritalin administered to children often against the parents will ( of course it's always against the child's will, but nobody is asking the children) and the administration of Ritalin is a treatment for it. Well if you believe that, you will believe anything. No behaviour or misbehaviour is a disease or can be a disease, that's not what diseases are!... Diseases are malfunctions of the human body, of the heart, the liver , the kidney, the brain. So it doesn't matter how a child behaves, there is nothing to examine. If he is sick then there must be some objective science to it. Which can be diagnosed by physicians and objective tests. As soon as you go to a doctor, they take a lot of blood. They take Xrays. They don't want to hear how you behave.(laughter) Labeling a child as "mentally ill" is stigmatization, it is not diagnosis. Giving a child a psychiatric drug is poisoning them, not treatment." Audio only of Dr Thomas Szasz the author of The Myth of Mental Illness.
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Psychiatry, The Biggest Medical Fraud, Victim Speaks Out
 
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Sue Clark-Wittenberg of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada discusses how psychiatry harmed her badly for 18 years from 1972 to 1990 with psychiatrists giving her l5 different bogus psychiatric mental disorders from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) and giving her 14 different toxic psychiatric pills. There is no test nor scientific proof that mental illness exists. Sue was given electroshock (ECT, shock) agaisnt her will at the age of 17 years old in 1973 that left her with permanent memory loss and difficulty learning new things. Electroshock always causes brain damage. See "breggin.com" Sue has been free of psychiatry since 1990. She has not been hospitalized nor taken any psychiatric medication since 1990. See - Parts 2, 3, of Psychiatry - the biggest medical fraud today Sue's websites: http://psychiatrybuster.blogspot.com (Sue's main website exposing psychiatry) http://symclark.blogspot.com (Sue's book online - "Behind the Locked Ward - The Sue Clark Story" http://wittenbergces.blogspot.com (The Wittenberg Center to End Electroshock) Sue and her husband Steven Wittenberg founded this center in May 2007 in Ottawa, Ontario. email Sue: 2005.sueclark@gmail.com Recommended reading: Paula J. Caplan's Book "They Say You're Crazy: How the World's Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who's Normal" (by debunking and demystifying the process through which the American Psychiatric Association determines who is and who is not "normal". They Say You're Crazy gives the rest of us a fighting chance to avoid becoming victims of the mental health establishment" - the Cleveland Plain Dealer) Another book called "Toxic Psychiatry" by Dr. Peter R. Breggin, psychiatrist in NY State Dr. Breggin's website: (www.breggin.com) for other books exposing electroshock and psychiatric drugs for adults and kids Another book "The Myth of Mental Illness by Dr. Thomas Szasz His website www.szasz.com Another book: "Shrink Resistant: The Struggle Against Psychiatry in Canada" co-edited by Don Weitz and Bonnie Burstow Other websites exposing psychiatry: www.breggin.com www.ect.org www.wildestcolts.com http://capa.oise.utoronto.ca http://capacanada.wordpress.com http://endofshock.com www.banshock.org www.szasz.com www.mindfreedom.org www.antipsychiatry.org www.stopshrinks.org www.psychrights.org See all of Sue and Steven's videos at the Channel URL: http://www.youtube.com/writers9065
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Types of Mental Illness? Albert Ellis and Thomas Szasz Debate Mental Illness
 
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Thomas Szasz and Albert Ellis Debate the types of mental illnesses
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Myths of Mental Illness by BSU nursing students
 
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Here is a powerpoint about myths associated with mental illness. The Bemidji State University BSN students put this together.
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Psychiatry and Religion | Thomas Szasz
 
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Thomas Szasz is a psychiatrist and author well known for his criticism of the modern psychiatry movement. He has consistently sought to apply classical liberal principles (such as bodily and mental self ownership) to social science and also explored the consequences of mandatory institutionalization of persons the state deemed to be insane. In his book, "The Myth of Mental Illness" (1960), Szasz claims that psychiatry ultimately robs people of the responsibility of being moral agents by obscuring the difference between socially unacceptable behavior and disease. In this lecture, given at the National Libertarian Party's Nominating Convention in 1983, Szasz compares the influence of psychiatry on the public with the influence of religion on the public (usually with the backing of the respective king or government body) during the Middle Ages. Szasz points out that the state's tendency to use science as a justification for trampling the rights of individuals today is much like the state's tendency to use religious justifications to trample the rights of individuals in days past. Szasz once wrote in 1974: "Since theocracy is the rule of God or its priests, and democracy the rule of the people or of the majority, pharmacracy is therefore the rule of medicine or of doctors."
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Thomas Szasz on America's Drug Forum pt.1of3
 
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Szasz on Drug Prohibition and America. His the new book, 'Our Right to Drugs: The case for a Free Market' is a must read. this is audio only until i get a new tape.
Views: 16371 ichisatori