NIMH director Insel now agrees with treatment reform activists that many people diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychoses could be better served by a more selective and limited use of drugs and more diverse treatments.
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Despite the success of alternative mental health treatments for many people, there still exists bigotry against these approaches.
Since 1955, mental illness disability rates in the U.S. have increased six-fold. At the same time, psychiatric drug use greatly increased in the 1950s and 1960s, then skyrocketed after 1988.
Sam Mendes and Michael Shannon remind us that people who are diagnosed with seriously mental illness can, when feeling respected, say profound things and should be taken seriously.
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