Unethical Prescribing of Antipsychotics

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” was recommended to me as a research based literary book that was excellent in the quality of writing, clarity in presenting an interesting and relevant scientific topic and had a high level of research that went into the presentation of the topic. The topic was the highly malignant cancer cells […]

Film Production Progress

Film Production Schedule Since May 15th when we completed our filming, we now have the first rough cut video that includes all of the filming and interviews taken in Ecuador. Most of the interviews are unedited and served as the foundation for building the narrative script around. From the narrative script development, changes have been […]

Antipsychotics, the Proven Treatment for Profit

Anti-psychotics drugs alone net the pharmaceutical industry at least $14.6bn dollars a year. Psycho-pharmaceuticals are the most profitable sector of the industry, which makes it one of the most profitable business sectors in the world. Americans are less than 5% of the world’s population, yet they consume 66% of the world’s psychological medications. One drug […]

Tragedy in Orlando

Someone asked me if the 20 year old man who killed 50 innocent people and injured 49 others in Orlando, Florida could have had schizophrenia. I responded  “Yes, he could have.”  But the tendencies to commit murder and for religious extremism would have had to have been there before the illness. A person only becomes […]

One Picture Worth a Thousand Words

The film ‘Living a Life Worth Living – a Cure for Schizophrenia in Ecuador’ is not ready. But a translation with one of the patient’s interviews is. Please read an interview with Narcissi, a 45-year old woman who had the B.E.A.M surgery five years ago, interviewed with her sister Angel. Hello, my name is Narcisa Valencia.  I […]

Accepting the Intimacy of Madness

Yesterday I had the opportunity to work with someone to whom I had emailed my book “The Tip of the Iceberg – a Toolkit for Schizophrenia” and a link to my blog, stating to send it to his son who has schizophrenia and lives with his mother abroad. He never responded to my initiative to […]