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This is our contribution the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment and the right to say NO.

I wrote the story about Luise. How forced treatment ended up with her death. Mental health problem is not a deadly disease. It is not a disease att all. Still unfortunately the death rate because of psychiatric treatment is very high. And much of the treatment is carried out by force.

Watch the video with professor Peter G¿tzsche talking about Dear Luise and the forced treatment she experienced at a conference in Copenhagen September 16, 2015. (Click at the image).

 
         
 

And I can't stop wondering if the psychiatrists really believe in their dogma, -launched in the eighties- that explains mental health illnesses as caused by a biochemical disorder in the brain. A disorder which can only be repaired/balanced by psychotropics. I also wonder if the mental health care staff believe that forced treatment helps mental ill persons to recover faster - or have they simply forgotten that they are dealing with human beings instead of "interesting research subjects"?

Professor Joanna Moncrieff regrets the way psychiatry is practiced:

Here is the clip of Joanna MoncrieffÕs heartfelt admission of the failures of her profession, click here.

 

Psychiatry gone astray

An article written by professor Peter G¿tzsche in a major Danish newspaper in February 2014. He listed ten myths that psychiatrists use to make their patients take the drugs often against their will. Among others that people with schizophrenia have a biochemical disease that can be cured with psychotropics. An article that made him widely unpopular. Read the article here.
 
     
 

Click on the image to watch the video.

 
     
  Cause of Death Unknown.
Carrying photos of our dead relatives.
 
     
 

Cause of Death Ð Unknown: A documentary by The Norwegian film maker Anniken Hoel.
The film had worldpremiere in Denmark in March 2017.

Dead in Psychiatric Care held a demonstration outside the cinema where each person carried a photo of their dead relative. The demo was held before the film started.

This demonstration was held  as evidence of the cruelty committed against our beloved. We want this dangerous (over)medication to stop. It spoils peoples lives and very often it takes peoples lives.

Click here to watch a video from the demonstrastion.

 
     
 

At the end of the of the film Anniken asked all us with a photo to stand up:
What you see below is only from a corner of the cinema. There were people all over the cinema carrying photos of our dead relatives.

 
     
   
     
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  Professor Peter  Gotzsche expelled
 
  The sixth November 2018
Professor Peter Goetzche has today been expelled and is not the director of The Nordic Cochrane Institute any more
To day the Danish Minister of Health agreed on expelling him from the Institute. First PG was expelled from the board of The International Cochrane Institute. The reason for expelling him was among others that he made too much Òdisturbance" in the institution by all his controvercy about medication . The same Òreason" led to his dismissal from his director chair in *Denmark. In my opinion PG was only trying to tell the real story about the effect of different medicines and from the real scientific papers. The truths that some of the medication given to people is not at all good for them, but rather the opposite was not welcome. In this case he also revealed examples of  fraud in the medical area, as scientific articles on the marvelous affect of certain medicines are made by the medicine companies and signed by a scientist(ghost writers)

We donÕt know what the next director will be like, but I fear that he/she will not have the same expertise as PG and that will be for very bad for the population.

 
 
Psykiatritopm¿de i Imperialbiografen den 29. September 2018
 

  Psykiatritopm¿det var en stor success. Mange kom og bes¿gte vores bod og snakkede om  deres problemer  med behandling

 
  The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry announces its full support for physician Peter G¿tzsche.
The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry announces its full support for physician Peter G¿tzsche, who cofounded the Cochrane Collaboration and led the Collaboration's Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. G¿tzsche has been a tireless advocate of scientific excellence in medical research, a critic of industry pressures on research, and a friend of ISEPP.

Just weeks ago, the Collaboration's Governing Board voted 6-5 (one abstention) to expel Dr. G¿tzsche from the Collaboration. The Board's reasoning was vague and lacked specific evidence of any wrongdoing on Dr. G¿tzsche's part, creating suspicion among some that the expulsion was motivated by industry interests. Four of the dissenting voters resigned in protest. See this recent article in Science for the details.

ISEPP continues to fully support Dr. G¿tzsche's and his future efforts at scientific excellence.

 
 

Vores d¿de familiemedlemmer er ikke d¿de forg¾ves. Vi kan se, at flere og flere m¿der op til mindestunden og mindes. Samtidig problematiserer vi ogsŒ den nuv¾rende behandling, hvor folk - i god tro-  henvender sig for at fŒ hj¾lp og hvor de for ofte ender op med at blive skadet for livet eller d¿ af den tilbudte behandling.
Mindestunden var dejlig. Den emmede af  k¾rlighed til jer k¾re, vi har mistet, og af en st¾rk mindelse om, at nu skal psykiatrien altsŒ ¾ndres. Vi vil ikke acceptere flere d¿dsfald. Vi vil ikke acceptere at flere invalideres og fŒr ¿delagt deres liv pŒ grund af en sk¿desl¿s behandling, som synes at gŒ pŒ samlebŒnd uden hensyn til, at vi alle er forskellige og derfor ikke skal have samme behandling (medicinm¾ngder). Hvad er det da for noget!

 
     
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