From the New York Times today an article about poor suffering psychiatrists who can't help but give their patients inferior and dangerous drug treatment over psychotherapy, because, heaven forbid, the psychiatrist might have to give up a bit of his income. It begins with great empathy for the poor psychiatrist who had no choice but to stop helping his patients live better lives!!!
Bring forth that which is within you…
If you bring forth that which is within you, Then that which is within you Will be your salvation. If you do not bring forth that which is within you, Then that which is within you Will destroy you. —The Gnostic Gospels From Peter A. Levine's Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom... Continue Reading →
Overseas clinical trials of pharmaceuticals — the globalization of guinea pigs
(WARNING: this isn’t going to be pretty…) In the 1940s, the US Government deliberately infected mentally ill and incarcerated Guatemalans with syphilis – almost 700 people in total. The study design included arranging sexual encounters between prostitutes known to be infected and the male participants [you just can’t make stuff like this up]. After 2... Continue Reading →
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