Psychiatric Treatment to Prevent Teen Suicide Found Useless

January 8, 2013 Study Questions Effectiveness of Therapy for Suicidal Teenagers By BENEDICT CAREY Most adolescents who plan or attempt suicide have already received at least some mental health treatment, raising questions about the effectiveness of current approaches to helping troubled youths, . . . Continue reading →

Pharma Spin and Child Suicide Rates

Today's news reports about an increase suicide rate in 2004 offer an opportunity to witness how the media unwittingly disseminates pharmaceutical industry generated propaganda. Continue reading →

Mentally Unfit Troops Forced to Battle in Iraq on Antidepressants_Hartford Courant

An investigative report in The Hartford Courant will undoubtedly lead to a Congressional investigation.
The report reveals that mentally unstable soldiers are being deployed to the Iraq front in violation of federal law.  Continue reading →

Comparison of Suicide Rates in Treated Schizophrenia Patients Found 20-Fold Increase

An analysis published in the current issue of the British J of Psychiatry (BJP)  of the suicide rate among schizophrenia patients treated at the same hospital in North Wales (UK) before psychotropic drugs and patients treated (in and out of hospital) with neuroleptics and /or atypical antipsychotics, found a 20-fold increase in the suicide rate since use of psychotropic drugs. 

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