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Atypical antipsychotics

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 … Continue Reading

Thomas Szasz on ADHD

ADHD is not a disease

Labeling a child as mentally ill is stigmatization, not diagnosis. Giving a child a psychiatric drug is poisoning, not treatment. CCHR Co-founder, Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus … Continue Reading

L. Weisberg, D. Elliott, and D. Mielke: Intracerebral Hemorrhage Follwoing Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), Nov. 1993, Neurology V 41 p 1849

Five Big Lies About ECT (Electroshock)

ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) involves the application of two electrodes to the head to pass electricity through the brain with the goal of causing an intense seizure or convulsion. The process always damages the … Continue Reading

Ritalin has serious side effects

ADHD Drugs Don’t Boost Kids’ Grades

Studies of Children With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Find Little Change The Wall Street Journal By SHIRLEY S. WANG It's no longer shocking to hear of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity … Continue Reading