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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Dr. Breggin Testifies Before Congressional Committee

Antidepressant-Induced Suicide, Violence and Mania: Implications for the Military Read Dr. Breggin’s written testimony here. It was also published thereafter in the peer-reviewed Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry.   On February 24, 2010, the Veterans Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, Chaired by Rep. Bob Filner (D-San Diego) held hearings entitled “Exploring the Relationship […]

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Antidepressant-Induced Suicide, Violence, and Mania: Risks for Military Personnel (2010)

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, Volume 12, Number 2, 2010. Peter R. Breggin, MD The newer antidepressants frequently cause suicide, violence, and manic-like symptoms of activation or overstimulation, presenting serious hazards to active-duty soldiers who carry weapons under stressful conditions. These antidepressant-induced symptoms of activation can mimic posttraumatic stress disorder and are likely to worsen […]

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