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27 Mar
1

Using Synthetic Marijuana a Dangerous Pastime

Ingesting dangerous, synthetic marijuana may well result in a trip to the hospital. Some young people have even been brought to the psychiatric ward under the state’s involuntary commitment law. Drugs with names like “Mr. Smiley,”, “Red X Dawn” and ...

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21 Mar
0

Psychotic Disorders –in Everyday Life?

When an associate professor of pharmacology at Georgetown University, Dr. Fugh Berman, was asked by two students if they should take a powerful antipsychotic to help them sleep, she was outraged. The young people had not even been given such ...

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13 Mar
1

Ritalin Side Effects and the Placebo Effect

According to a recent article, the placebo effect is being used as an experimental tool on unwitting school children. At least the placebo effect from a power bar with the dubious pronouncement “improves writing power” will not cause permanent mental ...

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05 Mar
0

About Special education and Black Teenagers

Many  people don’t know about special education and the disproportionate number of black  teenagers, especially African American boys who are placed in these classrooms. What do we know about special education? It is a $60 billion industry. When it is ...

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20 Feb
2

The Heart Risks of Psychiatric Drugs

In today’s world of over-specialized and drug-infused medicine, doctors hand out pills for everything, often prescribing drugs without regard to side effects on patients’ general health.  Dentists use mercury, which may preserve teeth but is highly toxic to the rest ...

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20 Feb
2

People with ADHD and Suicide Risk

It is well known that people with ADHD may be at risk for suicidal thoughts and behavior. But in the 1950s and 1960s children daydreamed and stared out the window during school, or barely sat still while their teacher droned ...

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13 Feb
0

DSM 5 Outrages Mental Health Professionals

DSM 5, the fifth edition of the influential Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, has gone a bit far, even for its own proponents. What human emotions and reactions have now been labeled mental illnesses in DSM 5, this latest edition of ...

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09 Feb
0

No Benefits From ADHD Meds

Over the past thirty years, the use of ADHD meds has increased twenty-fold so that three million children are taking these drugs today.  Innocently enough, someone could assume there must be a lot of kids out there that have ADHD ...

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07 Feb
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Channel 10 News Report-Hard Drugs Given to Children

 Channel 10 News Report Watch this short Video:  http://origin.tampabays10.com/investigators/article/236965/34/Dangerous-psychotropic-drugs-given-to-kids-in-foster-care TAMPA, Fla. — Mind-altering drugs for kids as young three years old? It’s a national scandal that has hit home in Florida. Twelve percent of children in Florida who have been removed ...

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06 Feb
0

Mental Health First Aid a Dangerous Precedent

Philadelphia and other cities plan to train thousands to render mental health first aid. The plan is to conduct 12 hour courses for interested public, who will then take a certification test. Medical Doctors need to study for 8 years ...

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