[lbo-talk] The epidemic of mental illness

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Thu Jun 16 17:58:26 PDT 2011

On Jun 16, 2011, at 7:37 PM, 123hop at comcast.net wrote:

> My mother was put on an antipsychotic drug almost fifty years ago. It's called Prolixin.

That's some heavy shit. I read an interview done with Gary Gilmore shortly before he was executed in which he described the experience of being shot up with that stuff in prison. One shot every two weeks immobilized him. He said he felt really agitated internally but couldn't move.


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