Category: Petitions, Groups & Movements

New Canadian book of critical thinking on psychiatry

A new book called Mad Matters has been released from Canadian Scholars Press. It’s a collection of writings by academics, psychiatric survivors, activists and others taking critical perspectives on the psychiatry industry, that gives a fascinating overview of the emerging…

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British Medical Journal Joins Call for End to “Selling Sickness”

The British Medical Journal has published a good overview of the “Selling Sickness” conference and the growing movement to “clean up” the medical and psychiatric industries: A “Call to Action on Selling Sickness” was developed by a diverse group over…

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Petition to Release All Medical Trial Data

British Medical Journal, Centre for Evidence-based Medicine and others are leading a petition drive to encourage legislators around the world to force pharmaceutical companies to release all key information about their drug trials, rather than only the information, trials and…

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Call to Action on Selling Sickness

A group of health professionals from the 2013 Selling Sickness conference has launched a petition to help raise awareness about disease mongering: We come together as researchers, health care professionals, activists, advocates, patients, caregivers and citizens deeply troubled about the growing…

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DSM Petitions

At least two major online petitions are underway, being spearheaded by medicine, psychiatry, and psychology professionals, to boycott and throw out the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Is the DSM-5 Safe? Open Letter to the…

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