Challenging the Cognitive Behavioural Therapies:
The Overselling of CBT's Evidence Base
The Limbus Critical Psychotherapy Conference
The list of resources below were kindly sent in by Marnie Wedlake, Hons BA, MEd, PhD http://www.marniewedlake.com/
All We Have To Fear: Psychiatry’s Transformation of Natural Anxieties into Mental Disorders, by Allan V. Horwitz, PhD & Jerome C. Wakefield, PhD, DSW
Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America, by Robert Whitaker
Creating Mental Illness, by Allan V. Horwitz, PhD
Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime: How Big Pharma has Corrupted Healthcare, by Peter C. Gøtzsche, MD
De-Medicalizing Misery: Psychiatry, Psychology and the Human Condition, by Mark Rapley, Joanna Moncrieff, Jacqui Dillon (Editors)
Doctoring The Mind: Why Psychiatric Treatments Fail, by Richard P Bentall, PhD
Madness Explained: Psychosis and Human Nature, by Richard P. Bentall, PhD
Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life, by Allen Frances, MD
The Bitterest Pills: The Troubling Story of Antipsychotic Drugs, by Joanna Moncrieff, MD
The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry, by Gary Greenberg, PhD
The Myth of the Chemical Cure: A Critique of Psychiatric Drug Treatment, by Joanna Moncrieff, MD
The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow into Depressive Disorder, by Allan V. Horwitz, PhD & Jerome C. Wakefield, PhD, DSW
Toxic Psychiatry: Why Therapy, Empathy and Love Must Replace the Drugs, Electroshock, and Biochemical Theories of the "New Psychiatry" Paperback, by Peter R.
Unhinged: The Trouble with Psychiatry - A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis, by Daniel Carlat, MD
Users and Abusers of Psychiatry: A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice Paperback, by Lucy Johnstone, PhD
ONLINE NETWORKS OF SCHOLARLY WORK AND/OR PROFESSIONALLY GENERATED CONTENT:
The Critical Psychiatry Network, UK - From the CPN website: “The CPN is a network primarily for psychiatrist, psychiatric trainees and medical students with an interest
in psychiatry. On the site you will find papers and documents written by CPN in response to consultation documents from the National Institute for Health and Clinical
Excellence in England (NICE). You will also find responses to documents from other organisations, including the British Government's consultation process that lead to the
2008 amendment to the 1983 Mental Health Act. There is also an extensive list of members' publications. You can download many of these from our site, but some
articles are links to other sites. There are also sections for news, a forum for discussion, and news of events that may be of interest.”
ECT Resources Centre, created by Peter Breggin, MD - A comprehensive online resource for patients, families, professionals, advocates and researchers. Includes
The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP) - From the ISEPP website: The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry
(ISEPP) is an organization of people who find, study, use and promote safe, humane and life-enhancing approaches to helping people who are experiencing emotional
distress, life crises, difficult dilemmas, spiritual emergencies and other forms of overwhelm and who, due to those experiences, are diagnosed with mental disorders.
The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour - an online radio show hosted by Peter Breggin, MD, an American psychiatrist, who interviews guests from all over the world. Episodes from
this show can be found in several places online, including, iTunes (free Podcasts available for download), and through the Progressive Radio Network website:
Joanna Moncrieff’s Public lecture at University of New England Centre for Global Humanities, The Myth of the Chemical Cure: The Politics of Psychiatric Drug Treatment,
3. What is Medication Spellbinding?
4. How to Help Deeply Disturbed Persons.
5. How to Help Suicidal Depressed Persons.
6. Psychiatric Drugs Are More Dangerous Than You Ever Imagined.