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I sometimes feel there are as many forms of psychiatry as there are psychiatrists.


Here are two with very different backgrounds and approaches:-


Doctor Jeffrey Masson [14/12/2007]

Doctor Jeffrey Masson grew up in Los Angeles mixing with the elite of Hollywood. His parents were ardent followers of British mystic Paul Brunton and at Brunton's urging that Jeffrey went to Harvard to study Sanskrit.

Doctor Jeffrey Masson



Psychologist Dr Simonne Jameson [10/09/2007]

Dr Simonne Jameson has lived a few different lives - an art curator and critic, mother to five children, and most importantly to her, founding director of the Children's Rights Foundation. After surviving the horrific experience of being a young Jewish girl in occupied France, Simonne decided to study as a child psychologist and eventually went on to study under Carl Jung, one of the founders of psychoanalysis.





Summary: Homosexuality was once labelled a mental disease by psychiatry. But in 1973 the challenge came from within. The American Psychiatric Association had a change of heart.

ABC Online >

All In The Mind 11 August 2007 - 81 Words: the inside story of psychiatry and homosexuality (Part 2 of 2)

All In The Mind - 4August2007 - 81 Words: the inside story of psychiatry and homosexuality [Part 1 of 2]


Summary: Being gay was considered a mental disorder by psychiatry - until 1973 - when the battle lines were drawn. In this final episode, reporter Alix Spiegel continues the gripping story that spurred a radical rethink

ABC Online >

All In The Mind - 11August2007 - 81 Words: the inside story of psychiatry and homosexuality (Part 2 of 2)

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