New Books, Selected Book Reviews, and Reading Lists


 The Antidepressant Era. David Healy

Antidiagnosis Bibliography from Dr. Kenneth Gergen of Swarthmore College. "The bibliography explores the fallacious foundations of psychodiagnostics and the ramifications of their practice."

The Antipsychiatry booklist at MadNation

An Anti-Psychiatry Reading List

Bedlam: Greed, Profiteering, and Fraud in a Mental Health System Gone Crazy by Joe Sharkey


Blaming the Brain

Confessions of a Psychiatrist. Hot bestseller!

DSM - IV, Review of Making Us Crazy

New on January 20th, 2000, psychiatric survivors greeted with enthusiasm this comprehensive report on the state of "mental health" in America by the National Council on Disability. Titled From Privileges to Rights: People Labeled with Psychiatric Disabilities Speak for Themselves.

The Loony-Bin Trip by noted feminist author Kate Millett. I have typed in the conclusion to this book.

Toxic Psychiatry
Dr. Peter Breggin's milestone book.

Pseudoscience in Biological Psychiatry - Book Review

"Required Reading for Revolters"

What DiffErenCe Does IT Make - Absolutely gripping story by Wendy Funk, who picks a doctor out of the yellow pages to tend to her sore throat, ends up being stuck in a loony-bin for a year and a half for 40 shock "treatments."

Whores of the Court