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 […]
Luke Montagu, my guest today on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, is the heir to Mapperton, described by The Times, as the finest manor house in England, and one day he is slated to become the Earl of Sandwich. “A charmed life?” asks The Times? No, not quite, because antidepressants nearly destroyed his life. As we […]
July 26-29, 2017 Raleigh, North Carolina Cosponsored by Dr. Breggin’s Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy First, on July 26, Dr. Breggin will be joined by Robert Whitaker for a full-day workshop together. Second, on July 27, Dr. Breggin will give the luncheon talk. Complete Conference Schedule Sign-up for the Conference
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 […]
This coming Wednesday May 31, 2017 at 4 pm East Coast time, nutritionist and healthcare provider Pam Popper PhD will be my guest on The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour on the Internet live at www.prn.fm. That evening or the next day, the hour will be permanently archived without charge and can be found on my website.
Starting today, on a frequent basis, I will fill this space with alerts about important events and publications related to improving and reforming the broad fields of psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, neuroscience, anthropology and evolution. The focus will be on human well-being from a physical, emotional and spiritual perspective.
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 […]
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
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 […]
Exhibits About Paxil Causing Suicidal Behavior (1) Stone & Jones 2006 FDA Adult Suicide Study (2) Paxil adult suicide letter FDA mandated (3) Aursnes 2005, Paxil adult suicide (4) Aursnes 2006, Paxil adult suicide (5) Breggin 2006a, Paxil GSK Special Report Suicide & Violence. Part-I (6) Breggin2006b, Paxil GSK Special Report Violence & Suicide, […]