December 21, 2006

In this Infomail, Dr. David Cohen, AHRP Secretary gives his brief personal impressions from the December 13

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Public Testimonies at FDA-SSRI-Suicidality Hearings, Dec. 13, 2006

December 18, 2006

A new federally funded study by HHS Agency for Healthcare Research andQuality,  found little or no evidence

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AHRQ No Evidence to Support Off-Label Uses of Atypical Antipsychotics

October 12, 2006

"The sky is falling" as science blows away psychiatry’s house of cards. The scientific evidence refutes psychiatry’s

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Science Refutes Claims of Drug Benefit: Antipsychotics Found Harmful_NEJM

September 12, 2006

Critics have argued that second generation antidepressants—the SSRIs and SNRIs—are hugely over prescribed in large part due

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Antidepressants and Violence: Problems at the Interface of Medicine and Law_PLoS

August 22, 2006

These drugs serve as gateways to incrementally more toxic psychotropic drugs and are prescribed for at least

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FDA Strengthens Warnings on ADHD psychostimulant Drug Risks_NYT

July 7, 2006

Noting that controversy over the safety of antidepressants (and COX 2 inhibitor drugs) has shaken public confidence,

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Did regulators fail over SSRIs? BMJ

June 12, 2006

The truth, however, is inescapable-the cover-up no longer sustainable asthousands of patients with drug-induced diabetes come out

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Drug-induced Diabetes “One More Burden for the Mentally Ill”

May 26, 2006

Despite the stack of empirical evidence—from clinical trials and MedWatch adverse drug event reports—linking these drugs to

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Health Canada Warns Heart Patients to AVOID ADHD Drugs

March 30, 2006

“This study investigates the question of whether short periods of medication-free research in early episode schizophrenia result

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Are Drugs Always Needed for Schizophrenia? What does the Scientific Evidence Show?

March 29, 2006

Of those admitted to hospital following a suicide attempt, 52% took painkillers (24% opiate analgesics, 32% anti-inflammatory

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DAWN: “Disposition of Emergency Department Visits for Drug-Related Suicide Attempts by Adolescents:

March 27, 2006

One of the positive after effects of FDA advisory hearings is the rippling waves elsewhere on the

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“Some of the children were prescribed anti-psychotics, rather than discontinued from ADHD therapy.”

March 17, 2006

The Associated Press reports that a newly released study by Dr. William Cooper of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

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2.5 Million US Children Prescribed Antipsychotics_ FDA ADHD–ADR Review

March 7, 2006

Psychiatrist Paul Steinberg concedes: ‘Essentially, ADHD is a problem dealing with the menial work of daily life,

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Fix the Diagnosis, Not the Children

February 12, 2006

The New York Times editorial today got it right: "Many experts believe that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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NYT Editorial Stimulant Warning