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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Dr. Peter Breggin’s Recent Scientific Publications on Guilt, Shame and Anxiety

Dr. Breggin’s book and peer-reviewed scientific papers below present a new approach to understanding and overcoming guilt, shame and anxiety. For the first time, guilt, shame and anxiety can be understood for what they are, negative legacy emotions—primitive, prehistoric residuals of biological evolution that now do more harm than good. Negative Legacy Emotions are no […]

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Understanding and Overcoming Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety: Based on Theory of Negative Legacy Emotions (2015)

Chapter 5 of Promoting Psychological Well-Being in Children and Families. Edited by Bruce Kirkcaldy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Peter R. Breggin I have spent more than half a century as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist trying to understand human suffering. Why does every single one of us come out of childhood suffering from guilt and shame? Where […]

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Danish Public Meeting Sept 16, 2015

INFORMATION ABOUT COPENHAGEN, DENMARK CONFERENCE For general information about the sponsor: deadlymedicines.dk Program (download as PDF) Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good Wednesday 16 September 2015, from 8 am to 5 pm Bethesda, Rømersgade 17, København (Israels Plads) 8.00 Arrival (come early, we start at 8.30 sharp). 8.30 Peter C Gøtzsche: Introductory remarks. 8.45 […]

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