Category Archives: Benzodiazepines

Death
07 Feb
0

Psychiatric Goofs: Physical Conditions Mimicking Mental Disorders

  Florida law currently requires that anyone sent for an involuntary psychiatric evaluation be given a physical examination within 24 hours of their arrival at a psychiatric facility. Since there are over 100 physical ailments that can mock a psychiatric ...

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Mental Health
01 Feb
0

Psychotic Behavior Created Artificially

Our police officers are on the front line of any disturbance in the social fiber, including handling those who appear mentally ill. An unstable individual with a deadly weapon can be formidable and unpredictable. But how many violent people are ...

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Mental Health Fraud in Florida
27 Jan
0

Mental Health Legislation: Good-Hearted People Swayed by Vested Interests

What is at the heart of a new demand for mental health legislation in Florida? Obviously, Floridians love to help. Most all of us would stop and assist a lost child, happily provide food to hungry veterans or provide holiday ...

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Raining Drugs
02 Sep
0

The Link Between Teen Suicide and Psychiatric Drugs

Suicide is the leading cause of death for children age 15 to 24, and studies cite 90% of these teens had some type of “mental health disorder,” with the majority having been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.1 The above facts were ...

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13 Aug
0

Baton Rouge Cop Killer on Psychiatric Drugs

Was Baton Rouge cop killer Gavin Long protesting police brutality by murdering three policemen, or was it yet another result of psychiatric drug side effects? This young veteran told his relatives and friends that he had post-traumatic stress disorder, and ...

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Raining Drugs
27 Feb
0

Psychiatric Child Abuse

Psychiatrist Peter Breggin asserts the psychiatric drugging of children is nothing but child abuse. He remarks that in the past, abuse of vulnerable members of society was largely justified based on “moral, religious, patriotic or ethnic grounds.” But today’s child ...

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Illness
05 Feb
1

Mental Disorder or Physical Illness?

There can be grave danger in psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis. For instance, a person physically ill may exhibit a seeming mental disorder, yet be completely sane. If a qualified medical doctor does not get to the patient before a psychiatrist ...

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Scattered Pills
14 Oct
3

Psychiatry Can’t Cure Mental Illness

Pretend you were enjoying a lovely skiing holiday and swished when you should have swooshed, resulting in a broken left foot. Logically, you’d visit a medical doctor and ask him to set the bone. As long as he did his ...

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Failure
13 Sep
1

Psychiatry Admits Failure

Psychiatrist Richard Friedman reflects on American Psychiatry’s quandary in a recent NY Times Op Ed piece: “Despite a vast investment in basic neuroscience research and its rich intellectual promise, we have little to show for it on the treatment front. ...

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26 Aug
1

Tardive Dyskinesia: Disability Caused by Psychiatric Medication

Psychiatric drugs have long term side effects that can make a person’s life miserable. Tardive dyskinesia is one condition caused by many antipsychotic drugs. The victim of this condition grimaces, thrusts his tongue, swings his jaw and makes chewing motions. ...

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