***Asylum conference: Action and Reaction. 28 June 2017***

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From psychiatric abuse to psychiatric neglect: by Helen Spandler

When Asylum magazine was launched, in 1986, I was immersed in what was dubbed ‘anti-psychiatry’ literature. I didn’t get involved in Asylum until a few years later, but I was already a reluctant observer of the mental health system. My dad had...

Recovery in the Bin

Recovery in The Bin: 20 Key Principles This User Led group is for Psychiatric Survivors and Supporters who are fed up with the way colonised ‘recovery’ is being used to discipline and control those who are trying to find a...

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‘Understanding Professional Thought Disorder’ by Dave Lowson

(https://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/p/paranoid_delusions.asp)   I came across a blog post entitled ‘Understanding Professional Thought Disorder’ – referring mainly to mental health professionals. Apparently Dave Lowson, a member of Survivors Speak Out, wrote the piece on ‘Understanding Professional Thought Disorder’  back in 1993....