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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Presumed Prudence Leaves Children Susceptible to Electroshock (2014)

The Utmost Discretion: How Presumed Prudence Leaves Children Susceptible to Electroshock. Children & Society, 28, (2014) pp. 231-241 Cheryl van Daalen-Smith, Simon Adam, Peter Breggin and Brenda A. LeFrançois This article examines the controversial and largely publicly undocumented practice of administering electroconvulsive therapy (ECT or electroshock) to children who are undergoing psychiatric treatment. Conventional psychiatric […]

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The Rights of Children and Parents Regarding Child Diagnosis and Drugging (2014)

The Rights of Children and Parents In Regard to Children Receiving Psychiatric Diagnoses and Drugs. Children & Society, 28, (2014) pp. 231-241 Peter R. Breggin, MD Based on the author’s extensive clinical, forensic and research experience, this article addresses the scientific and moral question of whether it is ever in the best interests of a […]

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The Rights of Children and Parents Regarding Child Diagnosis and Drugging

The Rights of Children and Parents In Regard to Children Receiving Psychiatric Diagnoses and Drugs. Children & Society, 28, (2014) pp. 231-241 Peter R. Breggin, MD Based on the author’s extensive clinical, forensic and research experience, this article addresses the scientific and moral question of whether it is ever in the best interests of a […]

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The Rights of Children and Parents Regarding Child Diagnosis and Drugging (2014)

The Rights of Children and Parents In Regard to Children Receiving Psychiatric Diagnoses and Drugs. Children & Society, 28, (2014) pp. 231-241 Peter R. Breggin, MD Based on the author’s extensive clinical, forensic and research experience, this article addresses the scientific and moral question of whether it is ever in the best interests of a […]

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