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Alert # 5: Beware! Psychiatric Drugs & Heat Stroke

Now that summer is here, remember that many psychiatric drugs pose a risk of potentially lethal heat exhaustion or heat stroke, including antipsychotic drugs, antidepressants, and stimulants. Any drug that disrupts major neurotransmitter systems like dopamine, acetylcholine, serotonin, or histamine can disrupt heat regulation and poses a potential for causing or aggravating heat stroke. That […]

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Frequent Alert # 3, June 4, 2017: FDA & Drug Companies Mislead about No Antidepressant Adult Suicides

One of the most pervasive untruths jointly promoted by the drug companies and the FDA is that equally valid scientific studies have shown that antidepressants cause suicidality in children and youth, but not in adults. This gross distortion of the truth expands into falsely suggesting that antidepressants may even reduce suicidality in older adults. All […]

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Affidavit Mazella Retrial

Peter R. Breggin, M.D. 101 East State Street, No. 112 Ithaca, New York 14850 607-272 5328 May 3, 2017 I affirm under the penalty of perjury the following: (1) My name is Peter R. Breggin, MD and I am a physician licensed to practice medicine in New York State. (2) I am a psychiatrist and […]

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Mazella Retrial Settled by Defendants After Judge Approves Scientific Basis for Dr. Peter Breggin’s Opinions   (1) Story of the Frye Victory in the Mazella Retrial (2) Dr. Peter Breggin’s affidavit report for the Mazella Retrial Frye Hearing (3) Scientific Articles Submitted with Dr. Peter Breggin’s Affidavit for the Frye Hearing  

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Mazella Case Retrial Settled after Frye Victory 2017

In 2014, psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin, MD was the medical expert in the case of Joseph Mazella vs. William Beals, MD, in Syracuse, New York. Mr. Mazella committed suicide by stabbing himself multiple times in an exceedingly violent death.  The jury awarded $1.4 million to the surviving family. Dr. Breggin testified that the negligent prescription […]

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