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TD case settled after Breggin testimony

A tardive dyskinesia malpractice case was settled in trial following testimony by psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin, M.D. on behalf of the plaintiff in November 2001.  The settlement amount was not disclosed but was considered more than satisfactory by the plaintiff.  Dr. Breggin was the plaintiff’s only expert.  Dr. Breggin has a longstanding concern about tardive […]

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The Hazards of Treating “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” with Methylphenidate (Ritalin) (1995)

Originally published in The Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, Vol. 10(2) 1995, pp. 55-72 by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. and Ginger Ross Breggin ABSTRACT. The criteria for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder focus on behaviors that adults find frustrating and disruptive. Conflicts between children and adults are redefined as diseases or disorders within the children. Treatment with stimulant […]

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