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MyNDTALK - Psychiatric Trauma & Survival - Dr. Annita Perez Sawyer

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???Psychiatric Trauma & Survival - Dr. Annita Perez Sawyer

On The Other Side? Glimpses into aspects life that may not appear to have a mental health impact - but! absolutely do.?Today's look 'on the other side of Psychiatric Trauma. 

In 1960, as a suicidal teenager, Annita Sawyer was institutionalized and misdiagnosed with schizophrenia. She suffered through a total of 89 electroshock treatments before being transferred, labeled as 'unimproved.' The damage done to her—and the questions left unanswered—have haunted her life ever since." And yet today Dr. Sawyer, a graduate of a prestigious university, is a well known and well respected psychotherapist. Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass is the chilling story of Dr. Sawyer's life and recovery  in her own words.