Breggin’s Homepage Blog

Homepage Blog of Psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin, MD.

This is Dr. Breggin’s personal blog where he posts selected essays. Dr. Breggin has also blogged on the following three widely read sites: Mad in America, Natural News and Huffington Post. You can search for him by name on those sites.


Americans are being frightened by the media and experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci into believing that we are in a crisis of skyrocketing COVID-19 cases due to the reopenings of communities in the US. States that had survived the first explosive wave of COVID-19, such as Florida, Texas, and other Southern and Southwestern states, were literally beginning to save America as they stimulated their economies, providing a vital lift to our national economic, social and emotional well-being. When these states became more open the numbers of deaths from COVID-19 remained reassuringly low.

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How China Wins by Mentally Disabling Us!

The US has already fallen prey to China with the Communist Party’s flooding our country with potent, deadly forms of illegal fentanyl,  an opiate 80-100 times more powerful than morphine. With the coronavirus pandemic, Americans learned that China manufacturers nearly all our medications, including not only the illegal opiate fentanyl, but almost all legal medical drugs including pain medications and psychiatric drugs. 

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Shared Values Transcend Diversity and Hold Us Together

In my personal and family life and as a psychiatrist, therapist, and reformer, I have met and worked with many individuals from diverse cultures. In my clinical practice, where I often get to know people more deeply than in ordinary life, I have related to African-Americans; Latinos; American and Middle-Eastern Moslems; Christians of varied beliefs; students and their families from China, Europe and elsewhere around the world; people of varied gender identifications; and many other cultures.

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Seniors Implore Governors: Open Up Our World Again

Some things are more precious than life itself.  The awkward hug from a grandson.  Holding your baby granddaughter. Laughing with your own beloved adult child.  Visiting with fellow church members after service. Going to the grave of your spouse of 60 years with your children. Sitting around the dining room table sharing stories of those camping adventures you had as a family when your kids were small.  Knowing that in just 3 days you will be visited again by your daughter.  Having coffee with your best friend. 

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The Elite Strikes Back Against Trump’s Populist Drug

On May 16, 2020, the esteemed British journal, Lancet, attacked Donald Trump and urged us Americans to elect a different president for 2021. […] The Lancet wants Trump to be non-partisan, meaning partisan to the Lancet’s elite globalist politics. At the same time, the Lancet itself takes a remarkably partisan position for a “scientific” journal—truly interfering with America’s elections—while claiming that Trump should stop being so partisan. Can so-called science get more political than that?

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Stunning News about Hydroxychloroquine to Treat COVID-19

Amid the fears generated by COVID-19 and a too-often fear-mongering media, it is important to have solid information about potential treatments. Because political attacks have been mounted against hydroxychloroquine, we have been writing about its great safety record and potential benefits. Now we want to alert you to two new positive studies.

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Did President Trump Promote a Killer Drug by Taking Hydroxychloroquine?

Since May 18, 2020, President Trump has been accused of killing people by major media for announcing that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for two weeks to prevent the occurrence of COVID-19. Even the usually calm Neil Cavuto on Fox News accused the president of killing people by promoting the medication: “It will kill you. I cannot stress this enough. It will kill you.” Fortunately, the thoughtful Fox News doctor, Marc Siegel, afterward supported the President’s use of the drug and affirmed that it saved the life of his 96-year-old father.

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COVID-19 AND POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: 1,700 More NY Nursing Home Deaths

In New York State, Massachusetts and elsewhere, a large proportion of deaths have occurred as the Covid-19 virus raced through nursing homes, killing thousands of helpless residents and their caretakers. The cause of this nursing home pandemic is not merely the age and infirmity of the victims. Overnight New York state has added an additional 1700 nursing home deaths to the tally. 

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COVID-19 SOS: Saving America from Governor Cuomo

The death toll for the coronavirus in New York State has been staggering. It is more than one third of the total deaths in the rest of the nation. But was it inevitable? Many of us who live in New York State believe that too much has been due to human error, and unfortunately to the mistakes of one man, our governor, Andrew Cuomo. Governor Cuomo, please listen!

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