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: 6,186Read More
"Byron Pitts looks into allegations that kids in foster care are being over-medicated on anti-psychotic drugs"Read More
The risks of the drugs far outweigh their benefits, said Vera Sharav, president of the Alliance for Human Research Protection, a New York-based consumer advocacy group.Read More
Alternative Medicine is a national magazine with 165,000 subscribers. It is also sold nationwide on newsstands. Its cover story, Nov/Dec, is Kids & Psychiatric Drugs: BIG PHARMA comes to the classroom!Read More
AHRP applauds Ms. Stayorn for taking action after gathering data–and standing up to the pharmaceutical industry driven-psychotropic drug prescribing practice that is destroying children’s brains.Read More
A front page article in The New York Times reports: "The breakfast buffet at Camp Echo starts at a picnic table covered in gingham-patterned oil cloth.Read More
The American Psychiatric Association and child psychiatrists in particular are on a collision course:Read More
ABC News reports that antipsychotic drugs are being tested on toddlers at Harvard University affiliate hospital, Massachusetts General Children’s Hospital. Post your comments at: http://blogs.abcnews.com/theblotter/2006/05/tots_used_as_hu.htmlRead More
"I trusted the doctors, I trusted the FDA … and I feel betrayed by both," says Erin Evans, the mother of Rex who was prescribed the ‘atypical’ antipsychotic, Risperdal (risperidone) at age 8.Read More
A report in The New Scientist, "Prescribing of Hyperactivity Drugs is Out of Control," shows just how deviant U.S. prescribing of psychostimulants for
children is compared to the rest of the world.
On Wednesday, the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee handed the agency a mixed message regarding warnings about selective list of
psychotropic drugs prescribed for treating ADHD symptoms.
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports (below): "TeenScreen, developed by a Columbia University professor, has come under intense criticism nationally."Read More