A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families, by Peter Breggin, MD. Nothing in the field of mental health will do more good and reduce more harm than encouraging withdrawal from psychiatric drugs. The time is past when the focus in mental health was on what drugs to take for what disorders.
Dr. Breggin’s book and peer-reviewed scientific papers below present a new approach to understanding and overcoming guilt, shame and anxiety. For the first time, guilt, shame and anxiety can be understood for what they are, negative legacy emotions—primitive, prehistoric residuals of biological evolution that now do more harm than good. […]
The Role of Psychiatric Drugs in Cases of Violence, Suicide and Crime by Peter Breggin, M.D. Now in paperback! St. Martin’s Press Medication Madness reads like a medical thriller, true crime story, and courtroom drama; but it is firmly based in the latest scientific research and dozens of case studies. […]
Why therapy, empathy, and love must replace the drugs, electroshock, and biochemical theories of the “new psychiatry.” by Peter Breggin, M.D. Paperback published by St. Martin’s Press Toxic Psychiatry remains Dr. Breggin’s most complete overview of psychiatry and psychiatric medication. It has influenced many professionals and lay […]
Dr. Breggin’s Empathic Therapy training film will help you to bring out the best in yourself so that you can bring out the best in others. With his genuine and profoundly engaging style of psychotherapy, Dr. Breggin shows how to relate to patients and clients in a manner that engenders trust, mutual understanding, and the opportunity for recovery and growth.
Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions By Peter Breggin, MD Order Now! while supplies last Publisher’s Weekly:“This engrossing self-help guide … conveys empathy and maintains a clear, conversational tone while spelling out his prescriptions for overriding destructive impulses in a variety of real-world situations.” YOU CAN HAVE GREATER EMOTIONAL FREEDOM, PERSONAL […]
Drugs, Electroshock, and the Psychopharmaceutical Complex By Peter Breggin, M.D. Hardback Published by Springer Publishing Co. SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Renowned psychiatrist Peter Breggin documents how psychiatric drugs and electroshock (ECT) disable the brain. He presents the latest scientific information on potential brain dysfunction […]
The Reform Work of Peter R. Breggin, MD Edited by the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology Lake Edge Press, Ithaca, New York 475 powerful pages The Conscience of Psychiatry is a biographical tribute to Dr. Breggin’s professional career that draws on more than fifty […]
2011 Empathic Therapy Conference DVD set for sale! The first ever Empathic Therapy Conference, held April 8-10, 2011, was a terrific success with exciting, informative and innovative speakers from around the world including: Peter R. Breggin, MD: What is Empathic Therapy Alberto Fergusson MD: Guided Self-Rehabilitation of […]
How to Live Like Our Nation’s Heroic Founders By Peter R. Breggin, M.D. Glossy Paperback 250 pages Celebrate being an American and help others to do so as well. Wow, I’m an American: How to Live Like Our Nation’s Heroic Founders inspires us to live by principles of “life, […]