June 13, 2018

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News & Information for the June 13, 2018 Dr. Peter Breggin Hour
To date, we have had nearly 1,500 participants take the survey. And what have we learned about our members? We have learned that well over half of us [psychiatrists] show signs of burnout as measured by this tool. 
Suicide rates have been rising in nearly every state […] In 2016, nearly 45,000 Americans age 10 or older died by suicide. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and is one of just three leading causes that are on the rise.
Researchers at King’s College London found that all twelve of the leading antidepressants […] increased risk for weight gain for up to six years after starting treatment.
She was healing from a broken wrist during the spring of 2013 when she fell into a manic episode of bipolar disorder. […] she was transferred to Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, a private, for-profit facility.  
Dye said she was restrained on a bed, put into an “adult high chair,” denied food and water, and overmedicated. In the process, her wrist was re-broken — setting the stage for four additional surgeries — and she developed a large bruise and a dangerous blood clot before finally being taken by ambulance to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center.