Psychiatry, racism, coercion and social control

The War Against Children of Color
by Peter and Ginger Breggin deals extensively with the larger subject of psychiatric oppression, including racism and the role of psychiatry in the holocaust. Their definitive work exposes how mental health agencies and the government use invalid science for social control rather than
addressing the decline of families, schools and communities or the escalation of racism and poverty.
The page on Psychiatry and Racial Politics contains a detailed description of Dr. & Mrs. Breggin’s efforts to stop racist programs in psychiatry. Dr. Breggin has also written and lectured on the role of psychiatry in helping to bring about the holocaust in Nazi Germany.



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 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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Fenfluramine damage to the brain and mind

RECENT FDA DECISION HIGHLIGHTS ETHICAL ISSUES IN DRUG RESEARCH ON CHILDREN by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. April 21, 1998 The FDA has put the interests of drug companies and the psychiatric research establishment ahead of those of America’s children. It is time for the public and concerned professionals to take a stand against unethical pharmacological […]

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The three dynamics of human progress (1988)

Breggin, PR. (1988-89). Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry 21:(Nos. 1-3)97-123, 1988-89. Dr. Breggin’s Three Dynamics Theory presents a value system for understanding human progress. The system can be applied to assessing the progress or development of individual persons or small groups, larger organizations, and society. It attempts to unify various fields of human study–including […]

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