Antipsychotics in the Soteria Model of Care
Robert Whitaker

Open dialogues: Increasing resources in severe crises
Prof Jaakko Seikkula

Alternatives to standard inpatient care in England
Prof Sonia Johnson

The social origins of psychosis
Prof Richard Bentall

Recovery: help or hindrance?
Alastair Morgan & Bob Diamond

An introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy
Prof Paul Gilbert

The Root And Branch Project: Our roots, hopes and aims
Mark Chapman & Deb Rose

The Soteria Bradford Project - The story so far and our plans to open a Soteria house
Jen Kilyon & Theresa Smith

The Interface between humanistic and phenomenological approaches to psychosis
Dr Philip Thomas

The Interface between humanistic and phenomenological approaches to psychosis
Pete Sanders

Why is it so hard to start a Soteria House?
Jan van Blarikom

Soteria concept - The Netherlands: Jointly, safe, equal and respectful
Han Deibert & Mario Domen

Soteria: History, Evidence, Treatment Principles and Future Directions.
John R. Bola, Ph.D.

Alternative strategies for Extreme States
Rufus May, Ph.D.

Soteria in practice; the joys and challenges. Ten years of learning from the Leeds Survivor Led
Crisis Service. Fiona Venner

Soteria: Through Madness to Deliverance
by Loren Mosher & Voyce Hendrix

Loren Mosher, Voyce Hendrix and Deborah Fort tell here the story of a special time, space and place where young people diagnosed as schizophrenic found a social environment where they were related to, listened to, and understood during their altered states of consciousness. Rarely, and only with consent, did these distressed and distressing persons take tranquillisers. They lived in a home in a California suburb with non-medical caregivers whose goal was not to do to them but to be with them. The place was called 'Soteria' (Greek for deliverance), and there, for not much money, most recovered. Although Soteria's approach was swept away by conventional drug-oriented psychiatry, its humanistic orientation still has broad appeal to those who find the mental health mainstream limited in both theory and practice. This book recounts a noble experiment to alleviate oppression and suffering without destroying their victims.

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