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Medication Madness

The role of psychiatric drugs in cases of violence, suicide and crime

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Peter R. Breggin M.D.

Peter R. Breggin, MD, has been called “The Conscience of Psychiatry” for his many decades of successful efforts to reform the mental health field.  His scientific and educational work has provided the foundation for modern criticism of psychiatric drugs and ECT, and leads the way in promoting more caring and effective therapies.  He has authored dozens of scientific articles and more than twenty books including the bestseller Talking Back to Prozac (1994, with Ginger Breggin), Medication Madness: The Role of Psychiatric Drugs in Cases of Violence, Suicide and Crime (2008), and Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: a Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and Their Families (2013).

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Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families

Learn the many reasons to stop taking psychiatric drugs. Then learn how to withdraw from every class of psychiatric medication as safely and comfortably as possible.

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With Dr. Breggin’s newest book, Guilt Shame and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions

Publisher’s Weekly: “This engrossing self-help guide… conveys empathy and maintains a clear, conversational tone while spelling out prescriptions for overriding destructive impulses in a variety of real-world situations.”

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