THE “ETHICS” OF PSYCHIATRY “The “Ethics” of Psychiatry By Colin Taufer May 2017 What is and isn’t ethical is easily understood. While everyone may not be able to give a dictionary-perfect definition of ethics, every one of us knows fundamentally that if someone is ethical they know right from wrong and can and will act accordingly. More fundamentally, […]

A Basic Human Right Violated A Basic Human Right Violated By Colin Taufer September 2016 “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman* or degrading treatment or punishment,” states article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that set out, for the first time, to universally protect everyone’s fundamental human rights. In […]

DAILY REPUBLIC: documents abuses of the psychiatric profession

The Daily Republic (Mitchell, South Dakota) December 26, 2013 Florida man pries records away from SD officials By Chris Mueller It took nearly five months, but a Florida man has been allowed to view records about doctors excluded from Medicaid in South Dakota. In July, Ken Kramer, of Clearwater, Fla., asked the South Dakota Department […]