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Timeline in the History of Madness

Media (in print & video) that mark milestones the advancement of humane psychiatry. Some articles report on positive developments toward acknowledging the "scientific" (quantifiable) benefit of therapeutic care, while others document exposure of the unproven theories and unethical practices of insitutional psychiatry and governmental use of psychiatry in violation of human rights.

Sigmund Freud: The doctor is back in
by Norman Doidge. MacLeans, May 05, 2006
On the 150th anniversary of Freud's birth, science is proving he was right.

Tackling Depression With Ketamine
Maia Szalavitz
New Scientist 20 January 2007

Mad As Hell/What Does Madness Feel Like? Think 9/11
Helen Henderson
The Star, 10 March 2007
A Toronto University has proposed a scholarship for research into anti-psychiatry and solutions to homelessness with priority given to students who are former psychiatric patients who have been homelessness.

Russian Prosecutors Probe Vaccine Trials
MosNews, 4 March 2007

The Drugging of Our Children (Video)
Gary Null
1 hr 43 min 4 sec - 20-Oct-2005
Documentary with first-person accounts from teenagers who have suffered extreme side effects from prescribed psychoactives with commentary from Loen Mosher, Peter Breggin and others. (Would make an excellent video for psych, social work, etc. lectures).

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Eli Lilly and Company | Mon, 02 Apr 2007
Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP - Press Release
"...the Complaint alleges that the Company failed to disclose and misrepresented...facts which were known to defendants or recklessly disregarded by them:
(a) that they were aware of the clear link between Zyprexa and diabetes; and yet failed to warn the public at large of the serious and material risks associated with Zyprexa use."

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