Child psychiatrists at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Atlanta, in May 2016, called for “big solutions to improving child mental health care,” recommending an aggressive drug algorithm approach for children. (Psychiatric News, June 16, 2016) This is a . . . Continue reading →
“Unfortunately, the entire evidence base has been perverted,” said Joseph Ross, a professor at Yale Medical School who has studied the issue. Continue reading →
TIME Psychiatrist Contends the Field Is ‘Committing Professional Suicide’ Psychiatry — and medicine in general — has a dangerously close relationship with the pharmaceutical industry Maia Szalavitz | @maiasz | October 5, 2012 | British psychiatrist and Big Pharma gadfly David Healy . . . Continue reading →
Even if retracted, published clinical trial reports that misrepresent findings, withhold negative data, or make false, or unsubstantiated claims have done irreparable damage. AHRP calls upon all medical journals to adopt a publication policy requiring submission of the sponsor’s formal Clinical Study Report to accompany articles about clinical trial findings.
The catalyst for Dr. Elliott’s article was the tragic case of Dan Markingson, a 26-year old who committed suicide in May 2004, while enrolled in the CAFE trial, prescribed Seroquel. This case encapsulates the tragic consequences of a broken system which is not designed to detect the hazards for human subjects posed by market-driven research. Continue reading →
Ghostwritten journal reports masquerading as scientifically validated reports are a menace to public health. Continue reading →
"The corporate death penalty may be appropriate in cases involving recidivist violators, corporations that are deemed to be incapable of reform (i.e. inherently criminogenic)…" Continue reading →
The re-prioritization of rapid approvals occurred at the expense of drug safety standards, Continue reading →
"Daubert lets judges have much too much leeway to follow their personal inclinations," says Stanley Feldman, retired chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court. Continue reading →
A new century has bred a group of young educated people openly supporting each other in a bid to consolidate their strengths: Continue reading →
The deceptive marketing of antipsychotic drugs has prompted new advocacy group to launch "The Just Say "Know" to Prescription Drugs Campaign." Its goal is to get one million people to stop and reevaluate the medications they are taking. Continue reading →
Pharmaceutical companies, much like the tobacco industry, have made fortunes by engaging in lies, deception, and illegal practices that are making people sick and causing premature deaths.