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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Dr. Breggin’s Blog on

The Huffington Post   Dr. Breggin believes that psychiatric reform cuts across political divisions such as liberal and conservative. He expresses his views on psychiatry and psychotherapy in the media whether or not the specific outlet reflects his own political views. From Thom Hartmann, CNN and The Huffington Post on the left to Sean Hannity […]

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Congressional Hearings On Antidepressant-Induced Suicide In The Military

On February 24, 2010 the Veterans’ Affairs Committee of the U. S. House of Representatives chaired by Bob Filner (D-CA) held hearings on “Exploring the Relationship Between Medication and Veteran Suicide.” Military suicides have risen rapidly in recent years at the same time that the prescription of antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs has escalated. The hearing focused on the dangers of the newer antidepressants like Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Cymbalta, and Effexor.

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