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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Neuroleptics page

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Neuroleptics (antipsychotics) In 1973, psychiatrist George Crane gained the attention of the medical community by disclosing that many, and perhaps most, long-term neuroleptic patients were developing a largely irreversible, untreatable neurological disorder, tardive dyskinesia. The disease, even its mild forms, is often disfiguring, with involuntary movements of the face, mouth […]

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Benzodiazepines page

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Benzodiazepines Collection of scientific papers by Dr. Breggin on benzodiazepines or tranquilizers and sleeping pills Analysis of adverse behavioral effects of benzodiazepines (tranquilizers) (PDF) Chapter from Brain-Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry on benzodiazepines Chapter from Brain-Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry on benzodiazepines   Books by Dr. Breggin that deal with the effects […]

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Stimulants Page

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 Psycho-stimulants Millions of children in North America are diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and treated with pyschostimulants such as methylphenidate, dextroamphetamine, and methamphetamine. These drugs produce a continuum of central nervous system toxicity that begins with increased energy, hyperalertness, and overfocusing on rote activities. It progresses toward obsessive compulsive or […]

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