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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 children, […]

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Danish Public Meeting Sept 16, 2015

INFORMATION ABOUT COPENHAGEN, DENMARK CONFERENCE For general information about the sponsor: deadlymedicines.dk Program (download as PDF) Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good Wednesday 16 September 2015, from 8 am to 5 pm Bethesda, Rømersgade 17, København (Israels Plads) 8.00 Arrival (come early, we start at 8.30 sharp). 8.30 Peter C Gøtzsche: Introductory remarks. 8.45 […]

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Especially for Therapists

  Therapists throughout the world have been empowered by Dr. Peter Breggin to work with their clients and patients in more empathic, enjoyable, and less authoritarian ways. They have also been encouraged to trust their personal intuition and understanding that psychiatric diagnoses and drugs do more harm than good, and that an honest relationship comes […]

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Empathictherapy.org

Welcome to Dr. Peter Breggin’s Empathictherapy.org Psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin, MD has founded a new organization and annual conference along with his wife, Ginger Breggin. Through their nonprofit Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy conferences you can truly get to know him and his ideas, and to closely interact with him and some of […]

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FDA actions and shortcomings

Dr. Breggin’s educational campaigns and his scientific research contributed have put pressure on the FDA to change the contents of numerous FDA-approved labels for psychiatric drugs, including the neuroleptic (antipsychotic) drugs and the newer antidepressants. Dr. Breggin’s articles about the FDA, especially the implications of recent label changes, can be found on this website in […]

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Psychiatric Drug Adverse Reactions (Side Effects) and Medication Spellbinding

  Dr. Peter Breggin’s new concept of medication spellbinding provides insights into why so many people take psychiatric drugs when the drugs are doing more harm than good. Psychiatric drugs, and all other drugs that affect the mind, spellbind the individual by masking their adverse mental effects from the individual taking the drugs. If the […]

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ICSPP

Independent Counselors Social Workers Psychologists Psychiatrists & Educators  ICSPP ~ for Empathic Human Sciences and Services     Peter R. Breggin, MD is no longer affiliated with the Center for the Study of Psychiatry, informally known as International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology, which he founded and led from 1972-2002, and Dr. […]

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Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry (EHPP)

Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry   Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry (EHPP) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research reports, reviews, essays, book reviews, commentaries, and case reports examining all the ramifications of the idea that emotional distress is due to an underlying organic disease that is best treated with pharmacological therapy. This oversimplified […]

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