Senin, 15 Desember 2014

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the psychiatric survivors movement:

Psychiatric survivors movement â€" diverse association of individuals who are either currently clients of mental health services, or who consider themselves survivors of interventions by psychiatry, or who identify themselves as ex-patients of mental health services. The movement typically campaigns for more choice and improved services, for empowerment and user-led alternatives, and against the prejudices they face in society.

What is the psychiatric survivors movement?

  • The psychiatric survivors movement can be described as all of the following:
    • a political movement
      • a human rights movement
        • part of the disability rights movement
  • Psychiatric survivors as a group is:
    • an advocacy group
    • a community
    • a special interest group


  • Mental health consumer
    • Mental patient : currently redirects to Mental disorder
      • Former mental patient
        • Lunatic


  • Richard Bentall
  • Patch Adams
  • Robert Whittaker
  • The Radical Therapist

History of the psychiatric survivors movement

  • History of mental disorders


  • 18th century
    • Samuel Bruckshaw
  • 19th century
    • Elizabeth Packard
  • Early 20th century
    • Clifford Whittingham Beers
  • Late 20th century to the present
    • Linda Andre
    • Ted Chabasinski
    • Judi Chamberlin
    • Lyn Duff
    • Leonard Roy Frank
    • Kate Millett


  • Coercion
    • Involuntary treatment
    • Involuntary commitment
    • Outpatient commitment
  • Mentalism (discrimination)

Pharmaceutical industry

  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Allen Jones (whistleblower)
  • Anatomy of an Epidemic


  • Psychiatry
    • Mental disorder
      • History of mental disorder
    • Mental Health
    • Therapeutic relationship

Psychiatric services

  • Services for mental disorders
  • Care programme approach (UK)

Public agencies

  • United Kingdom
    • England and Wales
      • Commissioners in Lunacy
  • United States of America
    • Federal Bodies
      • National Council on Disability
      • New Freedom Commission on Mental Health

Legal framework for psychiatric treatment

See Outline of psychiatry#Legal framework for psychiatric treatment


Advocacy groups, by region

  • United Kingdom
    • England
      • 19th century
      • Alleged Lunatics' Friend Society
  • Germany
    • Socialist Patients' Collective
  • International
    • GROW
    • MindFreedom International
    • World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry
  • United States of America
    • Committee for Truth in Psychiatry
    • Hearing Voices Movement
    • Hearing Voices Network
    • Icarus Project
    • Insane Liberation Front
    • Mad Pride
    • Mental Patients Liberation Front
    • MindFreedom International
    • National Empowerment Center
    • Network Against Psychiatric Assault

Self-help groups

  • Self-help groups
    • Self-help groups for mental health

Related movements

Anti-psychiatry movement

  • Anti-psychiatry

People of the anti-psychiatry movement

  • Franco Basaglia
  • David Cooper (psychiatrist)
  • Michel Foucault
  • R.D. Laing
  • Loren Mosher
  • Thomas Szasz

Anti-psychiatry publications

  • Against Therapy
  • Anti-Oedipus
  • Liberation by Oppression: A Comparative Study of Slavery and Psychiatry
  • Madness and Civilization

Anti-psychiatry organisations

  • American Association for the Abolition of Involuntary Mental Hospitalization

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