The 1990s “Decade of the Brain” is being Resuscitated

Hillary’s “Comprehensive Agenda for Mental Health” has just been launched with NIH Funding Once again, the government is embarking on a massive exploratory venture in an effort to control the behavior of its citizens: “During the course of the next decade, scientists . . . Continue reading →

ABC News Poll: Should Babies Be Given Prozac?? Vote NO

We urge you to Vote — http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/OnCall/story?id=2640591&page=1 We need a letter writing campaign to stop the mad doctors from stunting infants' development The psychiatrists among you, please raise your voice –Help!  Latest Vote Tally (Sunday. 8:00AM:   "Absolutely NO'–5,450;  No, babies can't be depressed—612;  OK if doctors says so—124.  TOTAL VOTE:  6,186

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Part II– Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Mother Jones

Part II– Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Mother Jones http://www.motherjones.com/news/feature/2005/05/medicating_aliah.html enter subscriber code MJZL6Y Tue, 19 Apr 2005 This is a continuation of the earlier Infomail Re: Mental Health Screening expose by Rob Waters in Mother Jones – A detailed . . . Continue reading →

Depressed? NYC Mental Screens in Search of People at Risk – NY Times

Depressed? NYC Screens for People at Risk – NY Times Wed, 13 Apr 2005 A front page article in The New York Times reports that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, has instructed doctors at City hospitals – . . . Continue reading →

Screening for Mental Illness: The Merger of Eugenics and the Drug Industry

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 2005 pp. 111-124 Screening for Mental Illness: The Merger of Eugenics and the Drug Industry Vera Hassner Sharav, MLS New York, NY The implementation by the President’s New Freedom Commission (NFC) to . . . Continue reading →

AHRP Position Statement on Mental Health Screening – FDA Hearing Re: Drug Advertising

AHRP Position Statement on Mental Health Screening – FDA Hearing Re: Drug Advertising Wed, 02 Nov 2005 FDA is holding public hearings (Nov 1, 2) Re:  Direct-to-Consumer Promotion of Medical Products at: National Transportation Safety Board Boardroom and Conference Center 429 L’Enfant . . . Continue reading →

‘Debate’- Case Against Scientific Validity of Mental Screens– NAS- Sci-Tech Policy Fellows Seminar

The importance of debate  in science cannot be overstated. Without the challenge of debate, science is dominated by "authorities" who provide only the veneer of science without substance supported by evidence. Correct url for power point: http://www.ahrp.org/children/teenscreen/debateNAS0206.ppt

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Mental Health Tests For Kids Spark Debate – Chicago Tribune

Mental Health Tests For Kids Spark Debate – Chicago Tribune Sun, 5 Jun 2005 The Chicago Tribune has woken to the major debate which is underway about a government-sponsored initiative to increase profits for the psychotropic drug industry and its beneficiaries in . . . Continue reading →

America’s Overmedicated Children – Vera Sherav

AMERICA’S OVERMEDICATED CHILDREN By Vera Sharav YOUTH and MEDICINES in June 1-3, 2005 KILEN: Consumers Institute for Medicines and Health SWEDEN “Forgotten Children” is an investigative report by Carole Keeton Strayhorn,[1] the Texas Comptroller (2004) who uncovered evidence that 60% of children . . . Continue reading →