A neurologist in private practice for 35 years, he differentiates real diseases — epilepsy, brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, etc. — from “no disease” diagnoses — emotional, psychological, psychiatric. . . . Continue reading →
“Prescription drug therapy stands as one of the most significant perils to health resulting from human activity.” What’s the FDA doing to stem the tide of this preventable epidemic? Continue reading →
"House Bill 23 hits a rare political sweet spot. The proposal to create an independent clinic review of the drugs foster children are given has support from Democrats and Republicans because of its efforts to protect the vulnerable — and projections that . . . Continue reading →
"Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others, " identifies 31 drugs linked to 1,527 acts of violence… Continue reading →
An educator with an insightful sense of humor calls psychiatry’s proclivity to designate all manner of human behavior as pathological–an affront.
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But FDA says keep taking the "medicines." Continue reading →
Complaint about a surge of FDA administrative approvals for expanded use of highly toxic antipsychotic drugs for children. Approvals were determined by Dr. Thomas Laughren after secret deliberations–without disclosure of scientific data, without an advisory panel or open public discussion. Continue reading →
The lead story in The New York Times on Thanksgiving day (below) acknowledged several facts demonstrating that children are the victims of major medical malpractice:
"The amount of legal stimulants used as medication and produced in our country has grown 2,000 percent in the last 15 years."
AHRP applauds the California chapter of the NAACP for unanimously passing a resolution to end the abusive prescribing of psychotropic drugs for children in foster care!
An Orwellian nightmare is being implemented on infants even as the evidence demonstrates that the psychiatry's practice guidelines are corrupted by
industry. Continue reading →
New York Times Magazine Letters Sunday, Dec 8, 2002 Re: Ritalin in 3 yr olds Although raising some doubts about medicating 3 year olds, your article basically purports to show that medication is safe and necessary for some children. But several other . . . Continue reading →