Seen from the viewpoint of her medical expert, Dr. Peter Breggin, this is the second in the series on Mad in America about the young woman convicted of murder-by-texting. Michelle had encouraged her boyfriend Conrad’s suicide when she was 17 and he was 18. Dr. Breggin takes a deeper look into the relationship between Michelle and Conrad as it deteriorated into a frightening downward spiral.
I was Michelle’s psychiatric expert. Following the judge’s decision to convict Michelle of manslaughter with words, he sentenced her today. And today, with the judge’s sentencing, I begin my series of reports on Mad in America about this tragic story. The case and its outcome have grossly harmed Michelle and those […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]