Latest Peter Breggin Stories

2014-02-18 08:27:22

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Counselor Robert A.

2012-07-18 23:03:18

Peter Breggin, a leading crusader against the abusive prescription of psychiatric drugs who has been called “the conscience of psychiatry,” presents a pioneering, person-centered approach

2010-05-05 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new film on depression, drugs and alternative paths to better mental health will premiere Wednesday, May 12th at UltraStar Cinemas in Del Mar, CA.

2008-10-12 15:00:05

In her Sept. 28 guest column, Dr. Joey Banks ignored conflicts of interest in entrepreneurial medicine, illustrating the damage done to medicine by the "conservative revolution" and the resulting uncontrollable costs thereof. I will restrict my comments to reproductive medicine, as were hers.

2008-07-10 18:00:12

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel voted Thursday not to recommend black-box warnings -- the agency's toughest warning -- for several epilepsy drugs.

2006-11-22 03:00:14

By Murray, Thomas L Jr A number of literature reviews exist that support the use of psychotropic medications. This article provides a review of the disconfirming literature regarding psychopharmacology use.

2006-01-01 00:22:06

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Suicidal behavior among adults taking antidepressants drops almost as soon as they begin medication, researchers said on Sunday in findings that experts said confirm their effectiveness in older patients.

2005-06-30 17:20:19

By Lisa Richwine ROCKVILLE, Md. (Reuters) - U.S. regulators should publicize concerns about psychiatric problems in some children who took certain attention-deficit drugs even though officials are unsure if the medicines caused the behavior, several members of an advisory panel said on Thursday.

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