Category Archives: Anti-Seizure Medications

05 Feb
2

Antidepressants and Violence: The Clear Connection

The idea that antidepressants cause violent behavior has been a concern for years. A study published late last year in Sweden found convincing evidence that this concern is warranted. The evidence showed that young adults from 15 to 24 years ...

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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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30 Dec
29

Infants Being Given Psychiatric Drugs On The Rise

Psychiatric drug prescriptions for infants age 2 and younger have been rising at an alarming rate. The New York Times recently reported statistics obtained from the prescription data company IMS Health, the world’s leading health information and analytics company. 20,000 ...

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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
5

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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Mental Health Fraud in Florida
11 Aug
0

Mental Health Reform Bill Strengthened

Ironically, the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act,” legislation first introduced in 2013, was supposedly in response to the deadly school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Possibly legislators Tim Murphy and Eddie Bernice Johnson, who reintroduced the bill in June ...

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25 Jun
3

Top Five Psychiatric Drugs Linked to Violence

To assert psychiatry is careless in prescribing drugs for its various diagnosed disorders is a monstrous trivialization of the problem. Many of their drugs have been directly linked to suicide and violent behavior, sometimes resulting in murder on a grand ...

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27 May
1

Are Foster Children Psychiatric Guinea Pigs?

Medicaid coverage of foster kids has contributed to out of control psychotropic drugging of children as young as 12 months. Because “mental health” services are included in this coverage, there has been rampant abuse. The Government Accounting Office (GAO) in ...

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18 May
0

Foster Kids Abused with Psychiatric Drugs

Foster children are extremely vulnerable. Many have been uprooted continuously with no permanent place to call home. With personal belongings transported inside an empty trash bag, they have little, if any stability in their lives. Yet these children, desperately in ...

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