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Apr 24, 2000, 01:00 ET

CCHR Honors Its Co-Founder, Humanitarian Dr. Thomas Szasz

LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Psychiatry is probably the single most destructive force that has affected American society within the...

Jan 24, 2000, 00:00 ET

Racism 'Disorder' - Psychiatry Has Lost Its Mind, CCHR Charges NIMH Research Funds Should Be Cut

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a psychiatric watchdog group, said the National Institute...

Jan 05, 2000, 00:00 ET

CCHR Says Italy is Setting Precedent for Banning Electroshock Treatment

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Citizens Commission on Human Rights(R) (CCHR), a psychiatric watchdog group, reports that the Italian...

Dec 17, 1999, 00:00 ET

CCHR Says Surgeon General's Report is About Money and Drugs

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Surgeon General's report on mental illness isn't about science, it's about science fiction, and...

Nov 30, 1999, 00:00 ET

CCHR Supports Colorado School Decision Answering Plea From International Narcotics Board

DENVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado State Board of Education's resolution recommending academic rather than drug solutions to learning...

Sep 14, 1997, 01:00 ET

Should Convicted Psychiatrists and Psychologists Be Listed as Sexual Predators?

PINELLAS, Fla., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health counselors convicted of sexual crimes should be...