Psychiatry versus Medicine

Psychiatry is one of the very few professions that has to continually advertise its failures in order to get more Government funding. An example of this occurred recently when a documentary revealed a 50% increase in the number of unexpected patient deaths reported by England’s mental health trusts. These included deaths by suicide, neglect and […]

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Another teenage death linked to antidepressants

The loss of a loved one is difficult to deal with at the best of times, but there are an increasing number of deaths linked to prescribed psychiatric drugs, specifically antidepressant drugs. The loss is even harder to deal with when the loss is of a son or daughter. It was recently reported that 13-year-old […]

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Antidepressants have been shrouded in controversy for decades

There have been many headlines concerning the mental health needs of young people, stating how bad they are and how they need to change. “Mental health help for young ‘is a disgrace’”, “Improve children’s mental health care,” and “Scotland is facing a kids’ mental health crisis.” These are the types of messages that have been […]

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Violence and antidepressants

The air accident investigation agency in France has said that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was using antidepressants when he crashed Flight 9525, carrying 150 people, into the Alps. This tragedy is yet another example of the senseless violence consistently associated with the use of antidepressant drugs that have been documented to cause mania, psychosis, violence, […]

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Antidepressant – Does what it doesn’t say on the tin

If you were truly fully informed about the dangers of psychiatric drugs, would you still take them? If a travel agent offered you a destination by telling you the hotel is dirty, the kitchen has salmonella, the beds have fleas, there are cockroaches in the toilets, the beach has oil slicks, you are likely to […]

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Psychiatric spin doctors ‘market myths’

The profit-driven antidepressant industry recently took another hit following a report that the drugs don’t correct a so-called ‘chemical imbalance.’ The idea of correcting chemical levels in the brain was described as the ‘marketing of a myth’ in a report published in the British Medical Journal. Over the years, there has been a continual stream […]

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Psychiatric drugs and the link to senseless violence

After the Germanwings Flight 9525 flew into the Alps, the cause of violent and suicidal behaviour has again gone under the spotlight as the search for answers begins. While there is never one simple explanation for what drives a human being to commit such an unspeakable act, all too often one common denominator surfaces. That […]

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