Hands up who wants to be a psychiatrist

For anyone who has listened to or witnessed the horrors and traumas associated with psychiatry and its ‘treatments,’ it will come as no surprise that the industry has been and continues to experience a recruitment crisis. It’s not a new crisis either. it’s a long-standing crisis. Dr Tom Brown is a consulant psychiatrist. He’s also […]


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‘Off label’ use of antidepressants – be fully informed

Antidepressants have been shrouded in controversy for decades due to the effects that have been reported when people take them, effects that include aggression, violence and suicidal thoughts. If that wasn’t bad enough, a recent study found that antidepressants are being prescribed ‘off-label.’ This means the drugs are being prescribed for uses other than what […]


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When do risks outweigh so-called benefits?

There is only one antidepressant, also known as a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI), that is still recommended in the UK for use in children and adolescents diagnosed with moderate to severe depression. The premise upon which these psychiatric drugs are given a license rests on the idea that benefits outweigh the risks. With that […]


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It’s been thirty years since ADHD was voted into existence, and there’s still no evidence to support its existence

In 1987, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) was voted into existence, and the pseudoscience surrounding the manufactured psychiatric label doesn’t look as thought it’s about to stop. Scientists have recently felt the need to try, yet again, to convince members of the public that so-called ADHD is a brain disorder and not a label for […]


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Psychiatrists, other mental health professionals, and sexual abuse

No progress can be made in the matter of patient sexual abuse until all such assaults by psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and other mental health professionals are legally defined by statute as rape: the only required proof is that sex was involved. Psychiatrists often claim sex with clients is “consensual,” even though they are aware of […]


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No smoking, no mobile phones, no chewing gum… but you can take a Class B drug

In schools, there are certain rules that are accepted and agreed upon regarding the behaviour of students, rules that include no smoking, no mobile phones in the classroom, and no chewing gum. If however a student’s conduct is poor and fits a collection of emotional and behavioural characteristics, a psychiatrist can give the thumbs up for […]


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