Tag: amends

  • The Case For Psychiatric Reparations

    The spectre of racism, nevertheless, continues to hang-out psychiatry and prevents it from being equitable and accessible. Dr. Benjamin Rush was an 18th-century doctor, usually thought to be the “father of American psychiatry,” and wrote the primary systematic textbook on mental illnesses in America,Medical Inquiries and Observations upon Diseases of the Mind, revealed in 1812. […]

  • Psychiatry Confronts Its Racist Past, And Tries To Make Amends Hifar

    They considered Japanese American legislators, attorneys, and others working within the system as accommodating the government’s institutional racism. Collective efforts supported the negotiations for eventual reparations, but they did not stop hate-inspired crimes in opposition to surviving internees and their descendants. The efforts did not erase lost generational wealth, or the continued emotional pain. In […]