The Huffington Post Dr. Breggin believes that psychiatric reform cuts across political divisions such as liberal and conservative. He expresses his views on psychiatry and psychotherapy in the media whether or not the specific outlet reflects his own political views. From Thom Hartmann, CNN and The Huffington Post on the left to Sean Hannity […]
Introduction to Dr. Peter Breggin’s filmed speech This is one of the most spirited and yet heavily documented talks that Dr. Peter Breggin has ever given. It may be one of the most interesting and important talks that you will ever see and hear. Dr. Breggin was unaware of the existence of the video until […]
On February 24, 2010 the Veterans’ Affairs Committee of the U. S. House of Representatives chaired by Bob Filner (D-CA) held hearings on “Exploring the Relationship Between Medication and Veteran Suicide.” Military suicides have risen rapidly in recent years at the same time that the prescription of antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs has escalated. The hearing focused on the dangers of the newer antidepressants like Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Cymbalta, and Effexor.