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Dr. Peter Breggin’s Scientific Papers

Since 1964, Dr. Breggin has published dozens of scientific papers in the peer-reviewed literature. Those papers along with a few popular articles are archived here and sorted into related topics. Click on the topic headings to access the collection of related papers.   Scientific Papers This collection contains most of Dr. Breggin’s scientific articles spanning […]

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What People Say About Dr. Breggin

For many decades, Peter R. Breggin MD has successfully taken on and spoken truth to many of the most powerful pharmaceutical corporations, government agencies and medical societies in the world. He has done this through his scientific work, books, media appearances, public education efforts, and his participation in the legal system as a medical expert […]

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour Archives

THE COMPLETE ARCHIVES of THE DR. PETER BREGGIN HOUR Hear The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour, a live talk radio show, each Wednesday at 4 pm on the Progressive Radio Network (prn.fm). It is one of the most popular on the network. Dr. Breggin presents an hour of interesting conversation with enlightening and pioneering individuals from […]

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Human Freedom versus Psychiatric Coercion and Involuntary Treatment

In 2016, Peter C. Gøtzsche, MD wrote a marvelous blog “Abolishing Forced Treatment in Psychiatry is an Ethical Imperative” on MadinAmerica.com. Dr. Gøtzsche’s words inspired me to write a blog with my latest thoughts and observations on psychiatric coercion and to develop this page starting with my earliest publications all the way back to 1964 […]

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Guidelines for Empathic Therapy

by Peter R. Breggin, MD International Director Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education & Living www.empathictherapy.org With guidance from Executive Director Ginger Breggin and Members of the Advisory Council including Bart Billings PhD, Doug Bower PhD, Joanne Cacciatore PhD, Mathy Downing, Thomas Cushman PhD, Dorothy Cassidy MEd, Nadine De Santo EdS, Pamela Glasner, […]

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Dr. Breggin’s best overview Critique of psychiatric drugs

Breggin (2016). Rational Principles of Psychopharmacology for Therapists, Healthcare Providers and Clients. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy   The Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy invited me to do an overview article about my work in the field of psychopharmacology and psychiatric drugs, including my critique of adverse drug effects (side effects). My peer-reviewed report came out in […]

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Dr. Peter Breggin’s Media

Dr. Breggin has been filmed innumerable times on major-network television, at conferences, before Congress, and by many independent filmmakers. Here are links to specific categories:   I. Dr. Breggin’s Simple Truths. A series about psychiatry covers topics such as the myth of biochemical imbalances, the deception behind the ADHD diagnosis, dangers of stimulant drugs for […]

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