Category Archives: Antipsychotics

08 Jun
0

TIME Magazine Slams Psychiatric Drugging of Children and Elderly

Drugging the Vulnerable: Atypical Antipsychotics in Children and the Elderly By Maia Szalavitz Thursday, May 26, 2011 | 59 Comments Pharmaceutical companies have recently paid out the largest legal settlements in U.S. history – including the largest criminal fines ever ...

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06 Jun
1

An Epidemic of Psychiatric Drugs Not Mental Illness

Just as the polio vaccine pretty much wiped out any further cases of the disease, you would think depression and other mental ailments would disappear when Prozac and other “wonder drugs” came on the market more than twenty years ago. ...

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26 May
0

Juvenile Delinquency and Antipsychotic Drugging

Juvenile delinquency is a troubling phenomenon, made all the more challenging by the current trend to treat at risk kids with dangerous antipsychotic drugs. In an article by John Kelly written for YouthToday , this alarming information was reported, “A ground-breaking, ...

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Palm Beach Post Headline
24 May
0

State Hired Psychiatrists Paid by Drug Companies

Palm Beach Post Dosed in juvie jail: Drug firms pay state-hired doctors By Michael LaForgia Monday May 23, 2011 In Florida’s juvenile jails, psychiatrists entrusted with diagnosing and prescribing drugs for wayward children have taken huge speaker fees from drug makers ...

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23 May
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Florida Orders Sweeping Review of Psychiatry's "Big Guns"

“the head of Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice ordered a sweeping review of the department’s use of antipsychotic medications” Palm Beach Post Huge doses of potent antipsychotics flow into state jails for troubled kids By Michael LaForgia May 21, 2011 Florida has ...

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21 May
0

Stay Tuned: Pharma Funded Florida Psychiatrists Turning kids into "Zombies"

Palm Beach Post Post investigation: Anti-psychotics in juvie jails Saturday, May 21, 2011 For some girls in custody at a state camp in Okeechobee, medications made the bookends of the day: Risperdal and trazadone and pills whose names were so long and complicated ...

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26 Apr
0

Risperdal Drugging of Children Enforced by Law

It seems unbelievable that the state could enforce dangerous Risperdal drugging of children, but this is exactly what happened recently in Detroit.   Earlier this month Child Protective Services, accompanied by a swat team equipped with tanks and automatic rifles ...

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Old Couple
28 Mar
1

Chemical Restraints to Control the Elderly in Nursing Homes

A recent article from The American Lawyer Academy discusses the continued unethical and dangerous use of psychotropic drugs on seniors.  Rather than providing seniors with the care and compassion one would expect, such “care” often takes the form of strong ...

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02 Feb
8

Thorazine: Chemical Lobotomy?

What are some of the major Thorazine side effects?   Dubbed by some, a chemical lobotomy, from its inception-the main purpose of the psychiatric drug Thorazine has been to keep mental patients quiet and manageable.   In 1952, French psychiatrists, ...

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25 Jan
44

Abilify Side Effects Lead to Law Suits

Abilify side effects can lead to death or permanent disability.  In a video by Andy Behrman, former spokesman for Abilify and Bristol Myers Squibb he states,   “On Abilify I started to experience one by one, all the side effects ...

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