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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February 23, 1951 Sara Hubbard, Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, L. Ron Hubbard, schizophrenia. LRH Sara Hubbard informs the national executive officer of the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation that competent medical advisors recommended that L. Ron Hubbard be committed to a private sanitarium for psychiatric observation and treatment of paranoid schizophrenia. The executive officer immediately reported this to LRH. Event, L. Ron Hubbard, psychiatry
October 15, 1947 L. Ron Hubbard, Veteran's Administration, treatment: L. Ron Hubbard writes to the Veteran's Administration requesting psychiatric treatment: "After trying and failing for two years to regain my equilibrium in civil life, I am utterly unable to approach anything like my own competence. My last physician informed me that it might be very helpful if I were to be examined and perhaps treated psychiatrically or even by a psycho-analyst. Toward the end of my service I avoided out of pride any mental examinations, hoping that time would balance a mind which I had every reason to suppose was seriously affected. I cannot account for nor rise above long periods of moroseness and suicidal inclinations, and have newly come to realize that I must first triumph above this before I can hope to rehabilitate myself at all." Event, L. Ron Hubbard, psychiatry