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About Humanistic Antipsychiatry
Humanistic antipsychiatry is an undogmatic and humanistic philosophy and movement. The Greek "anti" means more than simple "contra" (as, for example, in "antidepressants" or "antipsychotics"). It means also "alternative," "beyond" or "independent."
Humanistic antipsychiatry is orientated toward the interests of (ex-) users and survivors of psychiatry whose main concerns are self-determination, freedom from bodily harm, and adequate and self-defined support. It has no connection to the pharmaceutical industry and to organizations that are dependent on them, nor to Scientology or other sects and dogmatists of whatever color. Beyond health, nothing is more valuable than freedom and independence. Friends of forced treatment and Big Pharma therefore fight the modern, user-orientated and -defined humanistic antipsychiatry with special vehemence.
Humanistic antipsychiatry is filled with a contrarian spirit and the fundamental conviction that:
Selected articles about humanistic antisychiatry
Last update on April 29, 2021