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Dr. Breggin acts as a medical expert in criminal, malpractice and product liability suits, often involving adverse drug effects such as suicide, violence, brain injury, death, and tardive dyskinesia

Dr. Peter Breggin’s Recent Scientific Publications on Guilt, Shame and Anxiety

Dr. Breggin’s book and peer-reviewed scientific papers below present a new approach to understanding and overcoming guilt, shame and anxiety. For the first time, guilt, shame and anxiety can be understood for what they are, negative legacy emotions—primitive, prehistoric residuals of biological evolution that now do more harm than good. Negative Legacy Emotions are no […]

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Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families By Peter Breggin, M.D. Springer Publishing Co. 2013 while supplies last   Nothing in the field of mental health will do more good and reduce more harm than encouraging withdrawal from psychiatric drugs. The time is past when the focus in mental health was on what […]

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Empathic Therapy

A Psychotherapy Training Film (on DVD) By Peter Breggin, M.D. Order this 5-part 4 hour film Today!   while supplies last   Dr. Breggin’s Empathic Therapy training film will help you to bring out the best in yourself so that you can bring out the best in others. With his genuine and profoundly engaging style of […]

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The Conscience of Psychiatry (2009)

The Reform Work of Peter R. Breggin, MD Edited by the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology Lake Edge Press, Ithaca, New York 475 powerful pages   The Conscience of Psychiatry is a biographical tribute to Dr. Breggin’s professional career that draws on more than fifty years of media excerpts and more […]

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Medication Madness (2008)

The Role of Psychiatric Drugs in Cases of Violence, Suicide and Murder by Peter Breggin, M.D. Now in paperback! St. Martin’s Press 2008 Medication Madness reads like a medical thriller, true crime story, and courtroom drama; but it is firmly based in the latest scientific research and dozens of case studies. The lives of the […]

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Brain-Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry (2008)

Brain-Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry

Drugs, Electroshock, and the Psychopharmaceutical ComplexBy Peter Breggin, M.D. Hardback Published by Springer Publishing Co. NEW 2008 EDITION REVISED AND UPDATED        Renowned psychiatrist Peter Breggin documents how psychiatric drugs and electroshock (ECT) disable the brain. He presents the latest scientific information on potential brain dysfunction and dangerous behavioral abnormalities produced by the […]

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2011 Empathic Therapy Conference DVD set for sale!

  2011 Empathic Therapy Conference DVD set for sale!  The first ever Empathic Therapy Conference, held April 8-10, 2011, was a terrific success with exciting, informative and innovative speakers from around the world including:     Peter R. Breggin, MD: What is Empathic Therapy Alberto Fergusson MD: Guided Self-Rehabilitation of Psychotic Street People Howard Glasser: […]

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Wow, I’m an American!

Wow I'm an American

How to Live Like Our Nation’s Heroic Founders By Peter R. Breggin, M.D. Glossy Paperback 250 pages   Celebrate being an American and help others to do so as well. Wow, I’m an American: How to Live Like Our Nation’s Heroic Founders inspires us to live by principles of “life, liberty and the pursuit of […]

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Psychosocial Approaches to Deeply Disturbed Persons

Psychosocial Approaches to Deeply Disturbed Persons

Peter Breggin and E. Mark Stern, Editors Cloth published 1996 by Haworth Press, Inc.     “Makes a critical contribution by offering humanistic and caring alternatives for people who have long-standing histories of oppression and maltreatment.” Fred Bemak, Ph.D Chairperson for the Department of Counseling and Human Services, The Johns Hopkins University   “A humanist […]

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