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Many States Trying to Slow Antipsychotic Prescribing to Children

Thirty-one US states have implemented some kind of “prior authorization” policies to try to rein in the unnecessary prescribing of antipsychotic medications to children, according to a research letter in… 368 more words

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Psychiatry Through the Lens of Institutional Corruption By Robert Whitaker


Psychiatry Through the Lens of Institutional Corruption

By Robert Whitaker

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When you write a book, you usually do so in response to a prompt of some type, and in the process of researching and writing the book, you will come to see your subject in a new way. 2,105 more words


Just finished reading Anatomy of an Epidemic today. and reading Mad in America about a week ago.

The books expanded upon what I already knew and suspected, namely, that psych meds do not correct an imbalance in brain chemicals, they create imbalances and that they are brain damaging. 853 more words

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Towards a Ban on Psychiatrically Diagnosing and Drugging Children

“Psychoactive drugs are more dangerous than alcohol, cigarettes or smoking dope.” — Peter Breggin, MD

Before reading this article (and watching the three YouTube videos recommended below) by psychiatrist Dr Peter Breggin, first watch this 9 minute video: . 547 more words

Child Endangerment

Mad In America

I am currently reading Robert Whitaker’s book, “Mad in America”. I had seen exposes and documentaries on the history of psychiatry and “brain doctoring”, but this book lays out in a chronological fashion, just how power hungry and greedy psychiatry has been and still is. 781 more words

Non-ordinary States Of Consciousness

Protest at Central Vermont Medical Center

Note: This event took place in June of 2012 in Berlin, VT at the Central Vermont Medical Center.

Yesterday I decided I would go to the store where I had purchased goods and services that had turned out to be toxic to me in order to offer feedback about the store’s business practices. 864 more words

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