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Authors Robert Whitaker and Linda Andre on MindFreedom Radio

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Update: This was a successful show, you can hear the archive. Guests: Journalist Robert Whitaker is the author of the new book, "Anatomy of an Epidemic," which says that studies show the main psychiatric drugs are actually increasing the level of mental and emotional problems. Electroshock survivor Linda Andre is author of the book "Doctors of Deception," which exposes the history of electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT. Host is psychiatric survivor David Oaks, director of MindFreedom International.

Authors Robert Whitaker and Linda Andre on MindFreedom Radio

Guest Robert Whitaker is author of "Anatomy of an Epidemic"

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This was a great show, with lots of listener calls during the special two hours, and superb comments from our author guests.

To hear this and other archives free, click here and go to the 12 June 2010 show:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

 

 

Your calls are welcome on the next live MindFreedom Live Free Web Radio Show this Saturday, 12 June 2010

 

Guests:

 

Robert Whitaker, author of Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America.

For reviews click here: http://3.ly/WhitakerAnatomy

 

 

Linda Andre, author of Doctors of Deception: What They Don't Want You to Know About Shock Treatment

For reviews click here: http://3.ly/AndreDOD

 

 

Plus, special "check-in" guest - survivor of forced electroshock hero Ray Sandford. Ray calls in briefly to let us know he's doing just great, free of forced outpatient electroshock for more than a year. Read about his campaign here: http://www.mindfreedom.org/ray

 

 

HOW TO LISTEN AND CALL-IN LIVE TO:

 

MindFreedom Mad Pride Live Free Web Radio

 

WHEN:  Saturday, 8 May 2010 - 90 minutes.

  • USA: 11 am Pacific, 12 noon Mountain, 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern
  • UTC/GMT: 6 pm [18:00]
  • London/Dublin: 7 pm [19:00]
  • Berlin: 8 pm [20:00]
  • New Zealand: 6 am


AT THAT TIME CLICK HERE to listen and call in LIVE (or click after the show to hear archives):

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks


Your live calls, questions, comments, are welcome!

 

Call-in Number: (646) 595-2125.


Or call in via your BlogTalkRadio web site or Skype.

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Can't get to a computer that day?

No problem!

You can now use the call-in number just to listen, like a teleconference. (Because of all the number of calls, more lines are added for this show, though we may hit capacity. This feature may change in future months.)

   

Host:

 

MindFreedom director DAVID W. OAKS (lower right).

http://www.mindfreedom.org/about-us/david-w-oaks

Again, to listen live or hear archives later, click here:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

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