Psychiatry

    Journeying Back to Self


    (NO MORE FAKE NEWS) – A federal bill, HR 3717, is being refined in the hope of gaining big support from both sides of the political aisle. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) is the key point man for the American Psychiatric Association. This bill is playing off of Aurora, Sandy Hook, Boston, and other recent “mass events.” (more…)


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    Vaccination Myths Destroyed


    (ANH USA) – Are We About to Make Criminals Even More Violent? At least 1 million American prisoners suffer from mental illness, and of these only 15% of local inmates and 27% of state prisoners currently receive some treatment in the form of psychotropic drugs. (more…)


    (NY TIMES) – With more than six million American children having received a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, concern has been rising that the condition is being significantly misdiagnosed and overtreated with prescription medications. (more…)


    Twenty-six years have passed since Prozac, the antidepressant drug, was introduced to the US market and quickly achieved the label of a “wonder drug.” (more…)


    (DISCOVER MAGAZINE) –  The abstract to a scientific paper is a brief summary of the content. The start of an abstract, in turn, serves to introduce the subject of the research. (more…)


    Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime


    (USA TODAY)It’s not known how many people take sleeping pills by accident, as Kerry Kennedy says she did, resulting in a drugged-driving acquittal last week for the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. (more…)


    (CIRONLINE) – On the eve of a congressional hearing about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ skyrocketing use of narcotic painkillers, a former VA doctor has stepped forward with new allegations about the agency’s prescription practices. (more…)


    (RXISK NEWSLETTER) – There was until recently a Wikipedia post on Post SSRI Sexual Dysfunction – PSSD, which helped put this condition on the map. On January 27 it was taken down. (more…)


    (THE TELEGRAPH )A mother, who is considerably saner than the system that has imprisoned her, fights to be reunited with her sons. (more…)


    (VACCINE LIBERATION ARMY)A study conducted by the University of Sydney, Australia suggests environmental toxicants entering the locus ceruleus can give rise to a variety of neurodegenerative disorders.  (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) – Many of the world’s most unhappy and depressed people live in developed countries where rates of antidepressant use have skyrocketed over the past decade, says a new report issued by the U.S.-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). (more…)


    NY TIMES – Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines to settle allegations that that it improperly marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and two other drugs, including promoting them for uses they weren’t approved for and paying (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS BUZZ) – In this video filmed October 3, 2013, Peter C. Gotzsche informs his audience in Helsingor, Denmark, of many of the “gangster” methods used by the pharmaceutical industry to push their pills for profits with zero regard for human life. (more…)


    DC CLOTHESLINE – These were the words of Leon Eisenberg, the “scientific father of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder),” in his last interview before his death. (more…)


    29 Aug (NATURAL NEWS) – Two detailed studies shine light on the devastating side effects that antipsychotic medications have on children and adolescents. One study, recently published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports that children on anti-psychotic medications (more…)


    13 Aug (INDEPENDENT SCIENCE NEWS) – Variations in individual “educational attainment” (essentially, whether students complete high school or college) cannot be attributed to inherited genetic differences. That is the finding of a new study reported (more…)


    30 Jul (SALON)  –  When my daughter failed to meet a developmental milestone, I realized how anxious parents these days have become.   Sometimes I wish I had never been trained to diagnose autism. (more…)


    23 Jul (ANH)The FDA has approved the first non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause. The agency defied its own panel’s recommendation against approval because slight benefit is not worth the risk of suicide (and, we might add, addiction). (more…)


    4 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) –  Drug giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J), whose pharmaceutical and medical device products have been implicated in dozens of major recalls throughout the past several years, has announced it will seek approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 11 new drugs by the year 2017. (more…)


    7 May (JON RAPPAPORT) These days, we are witnessing an acceleration in the use of psychiatry to target Americans, to label them as dangerous, to take away guns they own, to blame gun violence in the US on mentally ill people. (see also this story by Dan Roberts). (more…)


    6 Apr (VACTRUTH) – Many of you know him through his methods, but have never met him.  Edward Bernays is best known in mass media circles as the “Father of Propaganda.” Scientific techniques were developed and used to shape the psychological decisions and opinions of the masses. [1]  (more…)


    Twenty-six years have passed since Prozac, the antidepressant drug, was introduced to the US market and quickly achieved the label of a “wonder drug.” (more…)


    (DISCOVER MAGAZINE) –  The abstract to a scientific paper is a brief summary of the content. The start of an abstract, in turn, serves to introduce the subject of the research. (more…)


    Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime


    (USA TODAY)It’s not known how many people take sleeping pills by accident, as Kerry Kennedy says she did, resulting in a drugged-driving acquittal last week for the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. (more…)


    (CIRONLINE) – On the eve of a congressional hearing about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ skyrocketing use of narcotic painkillers, a former VA doctor has stepped forward with new allegations about the agency’s prescription practices. (more…)


    (RXISK NEWSLETTER) – There was until recently a Wikipedia post on Post SSRI Sexual Dysfunction – PSSD, which helped put this condition on the map. On January 27 it was taken down. (more…)


    (THE TELEGRAPH )A mother, who is considerably saner than the system that has imprisoned her, fights to be reunited with her sons. (more…)


    (VACCINE LIBERATION ARMY)A study conducted by the University of Sydney, Australia suggests environmental toxicants entering the locus ceruleus can give rise to a variety of neurodegenerative disorders.  (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) – Many of the world’s most unhappy and depressed people live in developed countries where rates of antidepressant use have skyrocketed over the past decade, says a new report issued by the U.S.-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). (more…)


    NY TIMES – Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines to settle allegations that that it improperly marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and two other drugs, including promoting them for uses they weren’t approved for and paying (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS BUZZ) – In this video filmed October 3, 2013, Peter C. Gotzsche informs his audience in Helsingor, Denmark, of many of the “gangster” methods used by the pharmaceutical industry to push their pills for profits with zero regard for human life. (more…)


    DC CLOTHESLINE – These were the words of Leon Eisenberg, the “scientific father of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder),” in his last interview before his death. (more…)


    29 Aug (NATURAL NEWS) – Two detailed studies shine light on the devastating side effects that antipsychotic medications have on children and adolescents. One study, recently published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports that children on anti-psychotic medications (more…)


    13 Aug (INDEPENDENT SCIENCE NEWS) – Variations in individual “educational attainment” (essentially, whether students complete high school or college) cannot be attributed to inherited genetic differences. That is the finding of a new study reported (more…)


    30 Jul (SALON)  –  When my daughter failed to meet a developmental milestone, I realized how anxious parents these days have become.   Sometimes I wish I had never been trained to diagnose autism. (more…)


    23 Jul (ANH)The FDA has approved the first non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause. The agency defied its own panel’s recommendation against approval because slight benefit is not worth the risk of suicide (and, we might add, addiction). (more…)


    4 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) –  Drug giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J), whose pharmaceutical and medical device products have been implicated in dozens of major recalls throughout the past several years, has announced it will seek approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 11 new drugs by the year 2017. (more…)


    7 May (JON RAPPAPORT) These days, we are witnessing an acceleration in the use of psychiatry to target Americans, to label them as dangerous, to take away guns they own, to blame gun violence in the US on mentally ill people. (see also this story by Dan Roberts). (more…)


    6 Apr (VACTRUTH) – Many of you know him through his methods, but have never met him.  Edward Bernays is best known in mass media circles as the “Father of Propaganda.” Scientific techniques were developed and used to shape the psychological decisions and opinions of the masses. [1]  (more…)


    13 Mar (PROPUBLICA) – When Dollars for Docs [2] first launched in 2010 [3], ProPublica spoke with several of the dozens of doctors [4] who had earned more than $200,000 from their speaking and consulting work for drug companies. Now, with records from more companies and more years of data, we’ve identified 22 doctors [5] who’ve earned at least $500,000 since 2009 — including one, Jon Draud, who was paid more than $1 million.  (more…)


    3 Feb (RETRACTION WATCH)Regular Retraction Watch readers may find the name Grant Steen familiar.  Steen has published a number of important papers on retractions, most recently in PNAS.  Recently, he approached Retraction Watch for help with what sounds like another project that is likely to increase our understanding of misconduct in science:  Steen wants to gather the st (more…)


    17 Jan (GAIA HEALTH) –  Antipsychotics are notoriously dangerous drugs, causing life-threatening diabetes, along with severe neurological damage. Authors of a new study claim that Saphris is harmless, but examination shows that their study doesn’t come close to showing safety. It’s pure junk science. (more…)


    17 Dec (NEWTOWN CT) – The massacre of 20 children and 7 adults at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT on Dec 14, 2012 has the nation and the world reeling in shock and horror.  It has revived the debate about gun control, but a growing chorus of voices that have been desperately trying to cut through the media censorship for over a decade document the real cause of these unfathomable events: Psychiatric drugs, especially SSRIs, serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, such as Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Luvox and more. (more…)


    14 Dec (NATURAL NEWS) – In mass shootings involving guns and mind-altering medications, politicians immediately seek to blame guns but never the medication. Nearly every mass shooting that has taken place in America over the last two decades has a link to psychiatric medication, and it appears today’s tragic event is headed in the same direction. (more…)


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