When we force people to take psychiatric drugs, or lie to get them to take the drugs, we are not only harming the organ of their body called the brain—we are harming their capacity to think and to feel, and to know and to express themselves. We are limiting their personality and identity, and the […]
Face this beast in my most recent blog on Mad in America. Meet Bob Whitaker and myself at the William Glaser Institute conference next week July 26-July 28, 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy is cosponsoring.
There are so many lies about psychiatric drugs, including the biochemical imbalance theory, why do I focus this one—that disturbed mental patients must take the drugs to prevent them from killing people? It has many harmful ramifications for individuals and for society.
Want to spend a full day with Robert Whitaker and myself on July 26, 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina? I have arranged for us to do a workshop together open to the public. Would you also like to hear me give a luncheon talk on July 27 at the same great conference? My Center for […]
Lithium in our drinking water—will lithium for mental disorders soon be put into the most ubiquitous drug delivery system of all? We already have fluoride as an additive to our drinking water. I write about this in more detail today on my blog on Natural News. Since the 1970s, lithium—a markedly destructive neurotoxin—has been brought […]
Now that summer is here, remember that many psychiatric drugs pose a risk of potentially lethal heat exhaustion or heat stroke, including antipsychotic drugs, antidepressants, and stimulants. Any drug that disrupts major neurotransmitter systems like dopamine, acetylcholine, serotonin, or histamine can disrupt heat regulation and poses a potential for causing or aggravating heat stroke. That […]
Luke Montagu, my guest today on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, is the heir to Mapperton, described by The Times, as the finest manor house in England, and one day he is slated to become the Earl of Sandwich. “A charmed life?” asks The Times? No, not quite, because antidepressants nearly destroyed his life. As we […]
One of the most pervasive untruths jointly promoted by the drug companies and the FDA is that equally valid scientific studies have shown that antidepressants cause suicidality in children and youth, but not in adults. This gross distortion of the truth expands into falsely suggesting that antidepressants may even reduce suicidality in older adults. All […]
This coming Wednesday May 31, 2017 at 4 pm East Coast time, nutritionist and healthcare provider Pam Popper PhD will be my guest on The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour on the Internet live at www.prn.fm. That evening or the next day, the hour will be permanently archived without charge and can be found on my website.
Starting today, on a frequent basis, I will fill this space with alerts about important events and publications related to improving and reforming the broad fields of psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, neuroscience, anthropology and evolution. The focus will be on human well-being from a physical, emotional and spiritual perspective.