psychiatry

Scientology teaches that psychiatry is the source of all evil in the universe.

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Scientology and Psychiatry

What does Scientology teach about psychiatry? What evidence is there that Scientology wants to eradicate psychiatry? How does Scientology's attempt to destroy psychiatry affect society?

The Criminal Mind and the Psychs

April 26, 1967: L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'The Criminal Mind and the Psychs'.

Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts

September 24, 1967: L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts'.

Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts Word List

September 25, 1967: L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts Word List'.

The Psychiatrist at Work

July 16, 1970: L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'The Psychiatrist at Work '.

Public Warning on Psychiatry

June 29, 1971: L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOPL 'Public Warning on Psychiatry '.

Criminals and Psychiatry

July 29, 1980: L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'Criminals and Psychiatry'.

psychiatry in the News

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January 9, 2007 Scientology Exhibit Won't Help The Mentally Ill The "Industry of Death" exhibit is sponsored by the Church of Scientology and makes a host of outrageous claims about the field of psychiatry. Regardless of its tax-exempt status, the Church of Scientology is more like a pyramid scheme than a church. Press, psychiatry
February 23, 2006 Rolling Stone: Inside Scientology Rolling Stone publishes "Inside Scientology: Unlocking the complex code of America's most mysterious religion", discussing auditing, Scientology's secrets, and disconnection. disconnection, Press, psychiatry
November 20, 2005 Scientologists' New Psych-Out Museum Scientology is taking its fight against psychiatry to the streets - namely Sunset Boulevard. The church will open a "Psychiatry: Industry of Death" museum next month in L.A., complete with vintage instruments of torture, images of electroshock therapy and "rare archival footage of psychiatry's brutal treatments." CCHR, Los Angeles, Press, psychiatry
April 14, 2005 Scientology Group Behind Attack On Mental Health Medicine CCHR is supporting two bills being considered by the Florida House that seek to further roll back the clock on the recognition and treatment of mental illnesses. In House Bills 209 and 909, unnecessary and unproductive requirements are placed on schools and the departments of Children & Families and Juvenile Justice that will make the identification and referral of children with mental illnesses more difficult. CCHR, Press, psychiatry, Scientology and Society
December 16, 2004 Psychiatry Center Head Criticizes Church Of Scientology The director of Russia's major psychiatry center has expressed concern over the effect Church of Scientology programs have on the mental health of the country's population. Dmitriyeva accused the religious organization's members of trying to recruit people affected by the early September terrorist attack in the North Ossetian town of Beslan. "But [Beslan] residents have put up determined resistance against the sect," she said. psychiatry, Russia
November 14, 1998 Hubbard's Teachings Guide Treatment Of Mental Illness The Fort Harrison has no provision for intravenous feedings. So, when McPherson refused to take nutrition, staffers tried to force it down her throat. Had McPherson been taken to a psychiatric facility, she probably would have received medication to calm her, psychiatrists say. She also might have been restrained, if necessary, and given intravenous feedings. Hubbard died in 1986, but his anti-psychiatry zeal has been passed on to his followers, who recently began a campaign to "take over the field of mental health by the year 2000." L. Ron Hubbard, Lisa McPherson, psychiatry, teachings
October 27, 1987 Ministers Decry Clergy Counseling Ruling Concerned with what they say is a governmental intrusion into church counseling, several ministers Monday decried a recent state Court of Appeal ruling that clergy who counsel "suicidal individuals" have a duty to refer those individuals to psychiatrists or other authorities qualified to prevent suicides. Press, psychiatry, Scientology and Society

psychiatry in the News

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March 1, 1997 Ft. Harrison Hotel, Sandcastle Hotel, Saturday, Clearwater Harbor. Police, evaluation A barefoot woman runs from the Ft. Harrison Hotel to the Sandcastle Hotel early Saturday before jumping into Clearwater Harbor. Police take her into protective custody for a psychiatric evaluation. psychiatry
May 15, 1989 Thierry M, treatment, Scientology. He's, eating; Thierry M, just out of a sojourn in psychiatric hospital and still on treatment, is recruited by Scientology. He's soon no longer eating; and working "to walk" whole nights along. "Scientologists have done a tremendous destruction's job" write Ms. M. "Since they cultivated the hate against his whole family, his uncle - he adored him -, his brother, his grandfather who loved him so much, and myself. He said being able to get a perfect memory, saying from his recalls I had made him suffer since he was a small child. That he would sue me. Everything I could do or say to reassure him was only making him angry. Two weeks before his death, he was near to strangle me and had let me down unconscious on the ground. Those people are crooks. They extorted his only money, an handicapped adult pension of less than 500$ a month (2900FF)." At the age of 24, he will commit suicide. [May 1989; exact date unknown] psychiatry
July 29, 1980 Criminals and Psychiatry L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'Criminals and Psychiatry'. HCOBs, psychiatry
June 29, 1971 Public Warning on Psychiatry L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOPL 'Public Warning on Psychiatry '. HCOPLs, psychiatry
July 16, 1970 The Psychiatrist at Work L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'The Psychiatrist at Work '. HCOBs, psychiatry
September 25, 1967 Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts Word List L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts Word List'. HCOBs, psychiatry
September 24, 1967 Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'Repair List for Treatment from Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychoanalysts'. HCOBs, psychiatry
April 26, 1967 The Criminal Mind and the Psychs L. Ron Hubbard writes HCOB 'The Criminal Mind and the Psychs'. HCOBs, psychiatry
September 28, 1961 J. Edgar Hoover, Hubbard, FBI, organizations, Hubbard, care J. Edgar Hoover responds to a request for information about Hubbard and Scientology. He says the FBI does not provide evaluations of organizations, but he does mention allegations that Hubbard needs psychiatric care. Event, psychiatry
December 31, 1959 J. Edgar Hoover, FBI, Hubbard Association, Scientologists International, organization. Hoover, FBI, information. In, note, Hoove J. Edgar Hoover, FBI, replies to a woman who had inquired about the Hubbard Association of Scientologists International being a subversive organization. Hoover regrets that the FBI cannot offer her any information. In an internal note, Hoover says "While the Bureau has conducted no investigation of the Hubbard Association of Scientologists International, Bufiles reveal numerous complaints and inquiries concerning L. Ron Hubbard and the various organizations with which he is associated. ... Hubbard's wife charged in a divorce suit that he was "hopelessly insane" and had subjected her to "scientific torture experiments." According to the article, "competent medical advisors recommended that Hubbard be committed to a private sanitarium for psychiatric observation and treatment of a mental ailment known as paranoid schizophrenia."" Event, L. Ron Hubbard, psychiatry