Category Archives: Antidepressants

05 Feb
0

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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06 Dec
3

Terrorists on Psych Drugs: Mass Shooters on a Grand Scale

What do many terrorists and school shooters in the US have in common? Apparently, both terrorists and school shooters are taking psychiatric drugs. When French Special Forces officers raided the hotel room of wanted ISIS terrorist Salah Abdelsalam in the ...

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25 Nov
0

Female Viagra – More Drug Danger in Sheep’s Clothing

Flibanserin, touted as the “female Viagra” is, in actuality, another failed anti-depressant. Echoing a familiar refrain, researchers insist this drug “restores chemical imbalances in the brain.” Medical News Today reported: “While the exact mechanisms by which flibanserin works is unclear, ...

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Old Phone
04 Nov
0

Diagnosing Depression by Phone?

What will those psychologists and psychiatrists dream up next? According to a study done at Northwestern University, their latest is a “procedure” to diagnose patients for depression by looking at their smart phone history. This idea was invented by scientists ...

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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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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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