Details for Brain-disabling therapies
NameBrain-disabling therapies
DescriptionAn overview of the risks of electroshock therapy, pyschosurgery, and psychiatric drugs. From The Psychosurgery Debate, E. Valenstein, ed. 1980.
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Most psychiatric drugs can cause withdrawal reactions, sometimes including life-threatening emotional and physical withdrawal problems. In short, it is not only dangerous to start taking psychiatric drugs, it can also be dangerous to stop them. Withdrawal from psychiatric drugs should be done carefully under experienced clinical supervision. Methods for safely withdrawing from psychiatric drugs are discussed in Dr. Breggin's new book, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients, and Their Families.