Soteria: Through Madness to Deliverance

by Loren R. Mosher, Voyce Hendrix, and Deborah C. Fort.

This book is the story of a place where young people diagnosed as “schizophrenic” found an environment where they were related to, listened to, and understood during their altered states of consciousness. Most recovered.

To learn more, to read what Robert Whitaker, Oliver Sacks, and others have said about the book, and to order it, click here.

Models of Madness:Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Schizophrenia

Edited by John Read, Loren Mosher, and Richard Bentall

Mosher wrote or co-wrote the chapters:

  • ‘Schizophrenia’ is not an illness,
  • Drug companies and schizophrenia: unbridled capitalism meets madness,
  • Non-hospital, non-drug intervention with first-episode psychosis

in this book published a few months before his death.

To learn more about the book click here.

Mosher was held in high regard by the Psychiatric Survivor movement as shown by his appearance in the following  books:

Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs

Edited by P. Lehmann.

Click here to read preface by Mosher.

Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry

Edited by P. Lehmann & P. Statsny

Includes the article Soteria—A treatment model and reform movement in psychiatry by Volkmar Aderhold, Peter Stastny & Peter Lehmann in honor of Loren R. Mosher.

Click here to read.

Deprived of Our Humanity:
The Case against Neuroleptic Drugs

Forward by Loren R. Mosher, M.D.

About neuroleptics, medical cards, possibilities to withdraw … Including the Declaration of Madrid, Lars Martensson’s article “Should Neuroleptic Drugs Be Banned?” and a foreword by Loren R. Mosher