Selected scientific papers
This section contains a selection of Dr. Breggin's scientific articles spanning 1964 to the present. They can be arranged chronologically in order to facilitate an overview of his work over the years.
The White House Conference on Mental Health 01/01/2000
"The White House Conference on Mental Health." Ethical Human Sciences and Services, 2: 3-7, 2000.
"Psychostimulants in the Treatment of Children Diagnosed with ADHD: Risks and Mechanism of Action." International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 12 (1), 3-35, 1999.
"Empathic Self-Transformation and Love in Individual and Family Therapy." The Humanistic Psychologist, 27:267-282, 1999.
"The Need for Ethical Human Sciences and Services." Ethical Human Sciences and Services, 1:3-6, 1999.
NIH consensus report highlights controversy surrounding ADHD diagnosis and stimulant treatment(1999) 03/01/1999
"NIH Consensus Report Highlights Controversy Surrounding ADHD Diagnosis and Stimulant Treatment." Ethical Human Sciences and Services, 1:9-11, 1999.
Psychiatry's reliance on coercion (1999) 02/01/1999
"Psychiatry's Reliance on Coercion." Ethical Human Sciences and Services, 1:115-118, 1999.
"Shock Treatment III: Resistance in the 1980's." Electroshock: The Case Against, Dr. Robert F. Morgan, editor. Morgan Foundation Publishers, Fair Oaks, CA. pp. 43-56. 1999.
Risks and Mechanism of Action of Stimulants 11/16/1998
Risks and Mechanism of Action of Stimulants. NIH Consensus Development Conference on Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, November 16-18, 1998.
"Psychotherapy in Emotional Crises without Resort to Psychiatric Medication." The Humanistic Psychologist 25:2-14, 1998.
"Analysis of adverse behavioral effects of benzodiazepines (tranquilizers)," Journal of Mind and Behavior, 19:21-50, 1998.