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How to Sell Fairy Tales as Science

What do Munchkin Land and the DSM-5 have in common? A lot, as you will see. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual is the American Psychiatric Association’s latest attempt to legitimize itself. At first glance it is most imposing. … Read Full Article

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Robin Williams – Another Comedy of Errors

When he committed suicide on August 11, 2014 comedy icon Robin Williams joined a long list of artists who suffered tragically at the hands of psychiatrists. On the surface, Williams’ death seemed straightforward. According to USA Today’s website, the Marin … Read Full Article

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Drugging our Children: Side Effects

20 million children are taking psychiatric drugs, and parents, legislators and the general public are not being given the documented risks from international drug regulatory agencies and medical journals. CCHR has created a one of a kind psychiatric drug … Read Full Article

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Ten myths about psychotropic drugs

By Peter Gøtzsche, MD;  Co-founder of the Cochrane Collaboration. At the Nordic Cochrane Centre, we have researched antidepressants for several years and I have long wondered why leading professors of psychiatry base their practice on a number of erroneous … Read Full Article

Peter Gotzsche, MD; Co-founder of the Cochrane Collaboration

Psychiatry, the drug industry’s paradise

Psychiatry is a paradise for the drug industry, as definitions of psychiatric disorders are vague and easy to manipulate. My studies in this area lead me to a very uncomfortable conclusion: Our citizens would be far better off if we removed all the … Read Full Article