An example of the above on modern "social media:"
Here is an old article from 1976 about how this same thing was being done in the Soviet Union (with the unstated assumption that such a thing would not happen in the west). Keeping in mind that the "communist" Soviet Union was financed by their allies the Americans, it is not really a surprise that the same atrocities are now being committed, 35 years later, in western countries -- which were once referred to as "the free world."
Scientology as controlled opposition
The text shown was apparently published by an arm of the Scientology cult, which has conveniently been established as America's de facto "leading" anti-psychiatry organization. This is certainly not by chance and the purpose is clear: make it appear to any normal people researching the issue that any criticism of psychiatric abuses is the domain of a bunch of nutty cult members. Interested readers will note that this is in like manner to how agent provocateur Alex Jones was conveniently set up, and later promoted on the C.I.A.-controlled mainstream media, as the de facto "leading voice" voice of the 9/11 truth movement.
There appears to be a little bit of legitimate independent activism in this area, but it's so fringe and marginal I doubt they are having much, if any, effect:
In other words, intelligent people may be more likely to perceive something wrong with a world structure-of-things that's completely corrupted and criminal. So the Powers that Be need a mechanism by which to neutralize such potential troublemakers, should they get out of line. Simple as that. Stories like this simply evidence the fact that the so-called "corporate" (i.e. "private") media is in fact covertly state-controlled (along with just about every other major "corporate" institution of any significance).
Next, a one-minute clip from the film Peaceful Warrior that seems to fit nicely here:
Video running time: Approx. one minutes