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Robert Whitaker’s  2010 book Anatomy of an Epidemic is written with attitude. Even if only half of the hypothesis developed in Whitaker’s  examination of the effects psychiatric drugs  on adults and children is accurate, this book is an essential and illuminating read. 255 more words


Less Than 72 Hours Left to Respond the FDA

We have just a few days left to respond to the FDA dockets and sign the MindFreedom petiton. Click on the link below to get the latest update on the our efforts and read Lauren’s experpertly crafted letter to the FDA ombudsman. 7 more words

Shock And The FDA

The darkness most feared

Little Patuxent Review contributing editor Ann Bracken participated in New Day Campaign’s Book Club on December 1, 2015. Peter Bruun purchased in advance several copies of Ann’s memoir-in-verse, … 1,054 more words


Seroxat: GSK's 'Thalidomide Moment'?....

I have long been calling the Seroxat scandal ‘the mental health thalidomide’… I even sub-headed this blog with ‘Seroxat the mental health thalidomide’, when I set it up 9 years ago… 4,399 more words


The Best Treatment for Psychotic Illness is no Secret.

By Dr David Laing Dawson

Nor does it require argument and more research comparing one component to another. This is it:

Mad In America

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Dr. David Healy writes for Mad in America:

While making money from the publication of pharmaceutical company trials, and in the face of a complete failure by industry to adhere to basic scientific norms and make data available, …

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