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Another case of historic problems with psychiatry emerges in the UK

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by SilverbladeTE, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. SilverbladeTE

    SilverbladeTE Senior Member

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    Somewhere near Glasgow, Scotland
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-36803067
    long article

    basically Sodium Amytal was given to "troubled" teenagers against their will as part of "therapy" in 1960s to 70s, believed to be "narcoanalysis therapy"

    blech!
     
  2. Chrisb

    Chrisb Senior Member

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    Of course, such things could not happen now. Standards of professionalism, and regulation, are much higher. The very idea is enough to make one smile. Lightening doesn't strike twice in the same place-so they say.
     
  3. Snowdrop

    Snowdrop Rebel without a biscuit

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    Where do they come up with these ideas let alone the naming of them. 'Narcoanalysis' :p :rolleyes:

    I'll add the nod, nod, wink, wink to that :snigger: :snigger: ;) ;) OK so there's no nod emoji
     
  4. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Of course, of course, all those involved will have faced serious disciplinary action, and paid a serious price for their actions. Who would want to turn out like that?
     
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