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 […]
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.