Category Archives: Pregnancy

21 Aug
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Mental Health Stigma Created by Psychiatry

When $20.4 million in federal funding for mental health services in Florida expired recently, those tied directly to this tax-payer funded care began a predictable and loud outcry. Stacey Cook-Hawk, CEO of Salus Care, a Mental Health and Addiction facility ...

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24 Apr
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Is there An Antidepressant / Autism Link?

A new study shows a connection between women who take antidepressants in the last 6 months of pregnancy and an increase of children born with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) Pediatrics concluded that ...

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27 Feb
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Paxil’s Recipe For Success: Fraudulent Study & False Claims

A report on the drug trial results for the antidepressant drug Paxil (Seroxat in the UK) was published in The Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) in 2001 under the title “Study 329”. The authors ...

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12 Nov
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Zoloft and Pregnancy Dangers

Antidepressants and pregnancy are a dangerous combination. A mother taking Prozac, Zoloft or other antidepressants of this type are increasing their risk of bearing a child with autism. It is a significant risk; they are twice as likely to have ...

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19 Jul
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Citalopram – Pregnancy Antidepressant Related to Birth Defects

A recent article in the health section of BBC News details the latest Citalopram side effect story from a UK mom who had taken the SSRI antidepressant during her pregnancy.  Ann Wilson had been taking Citalopram (Celexa) for 4 years ...

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01 Oct
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Infant Mental Health an Unnecessary Tool

What exactly is infant mental health? It is loosely defined as the healthy social and emotional development of a child from birth to three years old. What does that mean exactly?

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25 Jun
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Environmental Causes of Autism

In the past twenty years or so, the rate of autism has gone up dramatically. The psychiatric community has even come up with the name Autism Spectrum Disorder because the symptoms vary widely and in degree of severity. Psychiatry points ...

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11 Jul
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Psychiatric Drugs are Not Safe During Pregnancy

It’s a given that any woman wants to have a healthy baby. It would follow that normally a mother-to-be would take any precaution necessary to make that happen. She would stop smoking and drinking alcohol, as it is common knowledge ...

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