It doesn’t matter if a psychiatrist is qualified or unqualified – the results are the same

There have been several headlines in November regarding a criminal psychiatrist. Dr Zholia Alemi who was found guilty in October of four fraud and theft charges, has now been found to have had fake qualifications. There was however one particularly misleading headline. It stated ‘Thousands could have been harmed by unqualified NHS psychiatrist.’ To say […]

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ECT violates the doctor’s pledge to uphold the Hippocratic Oath and to ‘do no harm’

The torturous psychiatric ‘treatment’ called ECT (electro-convulsive therapy) rears its ugly head again in the news after Scottish heath figures revealed that a third of patients received shock treatment in 2013 without giving their consent. The health authorities justified the forced treatment, saying it was only given without consent when it was “…in the best […]

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Provide help, not harm

It is difficult to understand the mindset of those who practice psychiatry, especially when it concerns ‘treatment’ that is more likely to be found in the armoury of a KGB interrogator rather than in the inventory of a ‘medical practitioner.’ CCHR received information about a physically frail person who had a DNR order, which stands […]

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The latest offering from researchers on shock ‘treatment’ is just more meaningless psychobabble

Shock treatment, otherwise known as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), reared its ugly head this weekend when Dutch researchers suggested it could be used on people diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This latest offering from the so-called experts is just more meaningless psychobabble. It is therefore important to repeat our message about this barbaric practice. […]

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