Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, April 18, 2024 show is a Flashback Replay of a an interview with Mad in America author Robert Whitaker, interviewed by Coral Brune, Jennifer Gosk, and Bathrobespierre Robert probably from September 2004

The Thursday April 18, 2024 Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show is a Flashback to September 2004 or so.  Three lay people question phone guest Robert Whitaker, author of Mad in America, Bad Science, Bad Medicine and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill. 

It includes:

  • Jennifer Gosk, Coral Brune, and Bathrobespierre Robert fired questions at Whitaker
  • Background of the better long-term outcomes for those with “schizophrenic” in “poorer” countries like India, Columbia, and Nigeria who weren’t using drugs as much compared with U.S., Russia, Japan, U.K. and other developed nations.
  • Excessive Dopamine as compensation followed by claim it was too many dopamine receptors apparently prompted by too much medication.  Discovery: Psychiatric “medications” made people more vulnerable to psychosis.
  • No clue about Cause of schizophrenia; cluster of symptoms; medical model triumphed because of financial motivation
  • Alternatives to forcing potentially harmful medication
  • Soteria House and R.D. Laing
  • 1950’sHistory of Psychiatric “Treatments”
  • Impact on Homelessness
  • More Ancient Psychiatric Torture as Treatment