Dr. Breggin’s best overview Critique of psychiatric drugs

Breggin (2016). Rational Principles of Psychopharmacology for Therapists, Healthcare Providers and Clients. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy   The Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy invited me to do an overview article about my work in the field of psychopharmacology and psychiatric drugs, including my critique of adverse drug effects (side effects). My peer-reviewed report came out in […]

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Dr. Peter Breggin’s Media

Dr. Breggin has been filmed innumerable times on major-network television, at conferences, before Congress, and by many independent filmmakers. Here are links to specific categories: I. Dr. Breggin’s Simple Truths. A series about psychiatry covers topics such as the myth of biochemical imbalances, the deception behind the ADHD diagnosis, dangers of stimulant drugs for children, […]

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Antidepressant Trazodone In the Washington Naval Yard Gun Massacre

Peter R. Breggin, M.D. 101 East State Street, No. 112 Ithaca, New York 14850 Phone: 607-272-5328                  Fax: 607 272 5329 September 18, 2013 Violence and the Antidepressant Trazodone In the Washington Naval Yard Gun Massacre   by Peter R. Breggin, MD This brief analysis is offered in response to information that the […]

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Video Series

SIMPLE TRUTHS ABOUT PSYCHIATRY A video series by Peter R. Breggin, MD In July 2012, Dr. Breggin began releasing a video series dealing with important aspects of psychiatry, psychology and mental health. The series titled Simple Truths about Psychiatry The presentations are lively and to the point, and have been very popular. Further information on […]

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Dr. Breggin’s Blog on

The Huffington Post   Dr. Breggin believes that psychiatric reform cuts across political divisions such as liberal and conservative. He expresses his views on psychiatry and psychotherapy in the media whether or not the specific outlet reflects his own political views. From Thom Hartmann, CNN and The Huffington Post on the left to Sean Hannity […]

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Dr. Breggin Testifies Before Congressional Committee

Antidepressant-Induced Suicide, Violence and Mania: Implications for the Military Read Dr. Breggin’s written testimony here. It was also published thereafter in the peer-reviewed Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry.   On February 24, 2010, the Veterans Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, Chaired by Rep. Bob Filner (D-San Diego) held hearings entitled “Exploring the Relationship […]

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