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Mary Maddock wants to

Encourage people to stand up for their human rights.

This campaign is very important because when freedom is denied to some people it is denied to all.

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  • Mary Maddock
    23 supporters · Message

    Mary Maddock campaigns for human rights in the 'mental health' system.

51 Campaign Supporters


Why this matters

Mary Maddock
Mary Maddock Campaign leader

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Viewpoint: New study on Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) - University of Liverpool News

Viewpoint: New study on Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) published on July 25 2013 John Read is Professor of Clinical Psychology in the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Psychology Health and Society A psychologist at the University of Liverpool has refuted claims made in a new study that Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) works because…Read More
Mary Maddock
Mary Maddock Campaign leader

"Eleven years ago, I spent about five months as a patient in six mental hospitals. The experience totally demoralized me. I had never…Read More

What's in a Name? The Effects of Receiving a Mental Health Diagnosis
Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / With diagnostic categories on the incline I find it increasingly important to qualitatively research how a person who has received a mental health diagnosis in their culture is affected throughout their life. I will attempt to examine this in the following piece through the work…Read More