I would like to survey some themes from Modern Psychoanalysis of the Schizophrenic Patient by Hyman Spotnitz. What is it about? Well, in the preface he explains that his intention in writing this book was to provide an educational manual to students at “modern” psychoanalytic institutes. When I was a student at the New York […]
Ever since I can remember I wasn’t like everyone else. I had struggles the other kids couldn’t quite understand. I would get in fights at school after being sleep deprived for days for instance and that was at age seven. On the frequent nights that I couldn’t sleep I’d get into my mothers pills taking […]
Natalia Maximets is a psych blogger. Her piece describes the dark side of psychiatry or rather the pharmaceutical companies that fuel it. She argues that such businesses put profits before people and that consuming their products is often dangerous. She also notes that psychiatrists don’t cure mental disorders.