The immediate cause of Thorson’s death is most likely exposure and dehydration. But I believe that a full investigation will show that the deeper causes involve cultish religious fanaticism, untreated psychosis, and the gross negligence, incompetence, and obstructionism of the Board of Directors of a neo-Buddhist retreat centre called Diamond Mountain University, headed by its founder and spiritual director, Michael Roach.
A man who was part of a mysterious yoga retreat - likened to a cult - has been found dead in the mountains in Bowie, Arizona after fleeing the sect with his wife and succumbing to exposure. The grisly death is just the latest twist ... Read Post
This study investigates the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) in relation to demographic, illness and methodological factors using a systematic review of published studies of DUP and available DUP distributions. The results show... Read Post