Allegory of an American Christmas,
Salvadore Dali, 1934
Richard Gosden PhD
Dr Richard Gosden is an independent researcher and writer. His doctoral thesis was a study of psychiatric controversies over the cause of the symptoms of schizophrenia. He is the author of a number of articles on environmental issues, early treatment of schizophrenia, psychiatry and human rights, and the use of psychiatry in social control.
Richard Gosden, Punishing the Patient: How Pyschiatrists Misunderstand and Mistreat Schizophrenia, Scribe Publications, Melbourne, 2001.
Richard Gosden, Schismatic Mind: Controversies over the cause of the symptoms of schizophrenia, PhD thesis, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia, 2000.
Richard Gosden, 'Controlling Wayward Children', in This Little Kiddy Went to Market: The Corporate Capture of Childhood by Sharon Beder with Wendy Varney and Richard Gosden, Pluto Press, London, 2009, pp. 205-221.
Loren R. Mosher, Richard Gosden and Sharon Beder, Drug companies and Schizophrenia: Unbridled Capitalism meets Madness, in Models of Madness: Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Schizophrenia edited by John Read, Loren Mosher and Richard Bentall, Brunner-Routledge, New York, 2004, pp. 115-130.
Sharon Beder, Richard Gosden and Loren R. Mosher, 'Pig Pharma: Psychiatric Agenda Setting by Drug Companies', in Family Therapy as an Alternative to Medication: An Appraisal of Pharmland, edited by Phoebe S. Prosky and David V. Keith, Brunner-Routledge, New York, 2003, pp. 193-208.
Richard Gosden, Coercive Psychiatry, Human Rights and Public Participation, in Brian Martin (ed.), Technology and Public Participation, Science and Technology Studies, University of Wollongong,1999, pp. 143-168.
Richard Gosden, Dangerous Changes Threaten the Unwell, Newcastle Herald, 24 January 2014, p. 11.
Sharon Beder and Richard Gosden, Pindone Rabbit Baiting — Cruel and Careless, Chain Reaction 112, July 2011, pp. 42-3.
Richard Gosden, Boorish ads that celebrate greed and carelessness, Canberra Times, 7 March 2006, p. 11.
Richard Gosden and Sharon Beder, Pharmaceutical Industry Agenda Setting in Mental Health Policies, Ethical Human Sciences and Services 3(3) Fall/Winter 2001, pp. 147-159.
Richard Gosden and Greg Hampton, Academic Standards Versus Disability Rights, Ultibase, December 2000.
Richard Gosden, Pre-Psychotic Treatment for Schizophrenia: Preventive Medicine, Social Control, or Drug Marketing Strategy?, Ethical Human Sciences and Services, Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1999, pp. 165-177.
Richard Gosden, Early Psychosis, British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 174, May 1999, pp. 461-462.
Richard Gosden, Amendments to the NSW Mental Health Act, The Whistle, August, 1997, p. 12.
Richard Gosden, Shrinking the Dole Queue, Arena Magazine, No. 29, June-July 1997, pp. 39-41.
Richard Gosden, The Medicalisation of Deviance, Social Alternatives, Vol. 16, No. 2, April, 1997, pp. 58-60.
Richard Gosden, Neuroleptics and the Freedom of Thought: How Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Violates Basic Human Rights, Monitors: Journal of Human Rights and Technology, University of Texas, Vol. 1, No. 1, February, 1997.
Richard Gosden, Economic Rationalism as a Mental Disease, Conference Proceedings, Ecopolitics X, Australian National University, September 26-29, 1996.
David Dingelstad, Richard Gosden, Brian Martin and Nickolas Vakas, The Social Construction of Drug Debates, Social Science and Medicine Vol. 43, No. 12, 1996, pp. 1829-1838.
Richard Gosden, Greening all the way to the bank, Arena Magazine, No. 16, April-May 1995, pp. 35-37.