The military is weakened by psychiatric drug prescribing and meddling

It’s been reported that the Ministry of Defence is to investigate suicide rates among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans after it was found that 42 current soldiers were believed to have killed themselves this year. Whenever suicide rates like this are mentioned in relation to various demographics, it has become commonplace to ask what psychiatric […]

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Psychiatrists need to talk to the right people

It’s a brave psychiatrist who attempts to play down the effects of prescribed psychiatric drugs, specifically antidepressants, when there have been so many reported instances of damage and death associated with their use. Two psychiatrists, Professor David Baldwin and Dr Wendy Burn, the current president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, co-authored a letter to […]

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It’s a blatant disregard for human life when psychiatrists ignore the dangers of antidepressants

There was a recent flurry of press attention that focused on the supposed efficacy of antidepressants. The psychiatric backslapping and high-fives suggested there was some kind of new discovery regarding the drugs when that was nowhere near the truth. Over the decades, so much has been written about the adverse effects of antidepressants; their link […]

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Another schoolboy suicide linked to ADHD drugs. Do we confront it or let it carry on?

When writing about a subject that’s difficult to confront, it’s possible that the content could be ignored or avoided. But what do you do when the subject involves schoolchildren dying while taking psychiatric drugs? A psychiatric label or ‘disorder’ usually gets diagnosed before the introduction of the drugs. So it is with the psychiatric label Attention […]

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Don’t believe the hype about hyperactivity

If you’re a discerning professional who would prefer to see children and adolescents grow up drug-free rather than in a chemical haze, you are being encouraged to contact NICE, become a stakeholder on the ADHD guidelines and submit your comments. The psychiatric industry has become notorious for unscientifically redefining normal behaviour to create a catalogue […]

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Does back to school mean back to psychiatric drugs?

As the end of the school holidays approaches and preparations are made for children and teenagers to go back to school, how many will be going back to a regime of psychiatric drugs presribed for controversial ‘disorders’ like Attention Deficit Hyperactivirty Disorder (ADHD)? Behaviour has been redefined by psychiatrists to the degree that psychiatric drugs […]

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Blowing the whistle on ‘bipolar disorder’

Despite the tomes of literature devoted to the promotion of psychiatric illness, there are in amongst it all, books that tell a different story, ones that psychiatrists and pharmaceutical companies would prefer to gag, withhold or suppress. They are stories that give hope to the reader rather than leaving him or her in a no-win […]

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£5 billion of taxpayer’s money for antidepressants that ‘don’t work’

Since 2000, the cost to the National Health Service (NHS) for antidepressants prescribed in England alone, has just gone over £5 billion. That’s right. Despite a continual stream of media coverage concerning the dangers of the drugs, over £5 billion has been paid for antidepressants which have been shrouded in controversy for decades and have […]

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