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Anti-psychotics, damn lies and statistics

Today, I was asked to clarify some information surrounding an earlier post about Carrie Fisher and the role that anti-psychotic medications may or may not have played in her death from a heart attack.  1,010 more words

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How FDA Avoided Finding Adult Antidepressant Suicidality (Dr Peter Breggin- Mad In America)

https://www.madinamerica.com/2017/05/how-fda-avoided-finding-adult-antidepressant-suicidality/

How FDA Avoided Finding Adult Antidepressant Suicidality

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Peter Breggin, MD

May 24, 2017

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Doctors often tell patients that antidepressants can only cause suicidal behavior in children and not in adults. 640 more words

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Mad In America: Wendy Dolin Takes on GlaxoSmithKline And Wins — For Now at Lea

Wendy Dolin Takes on GlaxoSmithKline And Wins — For Now at Least

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Jim Gottstein, JD

May 2, 2017

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In July of 2010, Stewart Dolin, a partner at the mega law firm Reed Smith, jumped in front of a subway train in Chicago, killing himself. 1,257 more words

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Further Reflections on the Misguided Concept of Recovery

By Marvin Ross

Last year, I wrote about what I called the unintended consequences of focusing on recovery in schizophrenia. I’ve also published an e-report called… 847 more words

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Dr Terry Lynch: Psychiatry: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/10/psychiatry-rock-hard-place/

Psychiatry: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

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Terry Lynch, MD

October 30, 2016

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Contrary to their claims of doing so continually, psychiatrists do not treat known organic illnesses. 1,476 more words

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Mad in America: It’s Possible — and Beneficial — to Stop Feeling Guilt and Shame

Hi All,

Here’s my new article that explores some ways that I’ve found to be effective in getting free of experiencing guilt and shame.

Best wishes,

Michael

Anti-Psychiatry Bold and Profane

By Dr David Laing Dawson

Let me make a simple bold and somewhat profane statement about anti-psychiatry. Which I take to mean, really, anti-medical-pharmaceutical-psychiatry.

When I entered medical school and later psychiatry, I would have been content to believe that all these psychiatric illnesses were entirely “psychological” in origin and form. 665 more words

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