Category Archives: Psychotropic Drugs

24 Apr
0

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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24 Apr
0

Dangerous Trend: Antidepressant Use In Children Soaring

The number of children prescribed antidepressants is on a steep upward trend. In 2004 there was a fall in the use of these drugs after warnings of suicidal risk. But between 2005 and 2012, the increase shot up by more ...

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17 Apr
1

Mass Shooting Incident Averted

Brad Kenneth Bartelt, charged recently with “aggravated assault, terroristic threatening, possession of explosive material and carrying a firearm in a publicly owned facility” was also, according to himself, taking psychiatric and pain medication. The 47 year old man, in possession ...

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15 Mar
5

Baker Acting 7 year-olds

Florida’s mental health law, the Baker Act, gives law enforcement the right to detain someone, restrain them in a police vehicle using force as needed and take them to a designated psychiatric facility. An individual can be detained against their ...

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27 Feb
0

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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20 Feb
0

Involuntary Commitment of Children on Faulty Diagnosis

The newest version of the DSM (Diagnostic & Statistical Manual – the psychiatric “bible” of invented mental disorders) would be laughable were it not so dangerous. For instance, when a person is involuntarily committed for mental evaluation under the Baker ...

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19 Feb
0

ADHD Medications a Popular College High

Is it any surprise that drugs to treat supposed psychiatric disorders are now popularly abused? The very idea that misbehavior, restlessness or plain old boredom in school is a mental illness has led to predictable abuse in older kids, many ...

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12 Feb
0

The Danger of Psychiatric Diagnoses

Psychiatric diagnoses have entered the vernacular, giving an easy way to explain behavior. “I’m ADD” is one of the more popular, excusing everything from a person being confused because of misunderstood directions, all the way to substituting Facebook time for ...

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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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