Breggin, PR. (1975). In W. Fields & W. Sweet (Eds.), Neural basis of violence and aggression (pp.350-391). St Louis: Warren H. Green. Lobotomy and psychosurgery being used as on patients with neither brain disease nor epilepsy. psychosurgeryfor.pbreggin.1975.pdf
Duquesne Law Review 13:841-862, 1975. Several of the nation’s leading psychosurgeons have persistently linked their work to the control of urban violence, ghetto disorders and political dissent. psychosurguryforpolitical.pbreggin.1975.pdf
Journal of the American Medical Association, 226(9) 1121. To the Editor. THE JOURNAL (225:916, 1973) described me as “Undoubtedly the one person most responsible for politicizing psychosurgery ….” In this and a succeeding article (225:1035, 1973), the writer defends lobotomists and psychosurgeons and promotes their work as pure science unhappily […]
M/H (Mental Health) 57:10-13. LOBOTOMY and psychosurgery are upon us again! In Philadelphia a black man dies of an overdose of heroin, and a reporter notices peculiar scars on his head. A portion of his brain has been burned out in an experimental attempt to cure his addiction. The neurosurgeon […]
Breggin, PR. (1971). Psychiatry 34:59-75, 1971. Values and the modification of values are at the heart of psychotherapy. psychotherapyas.pbreggin.1971.pdf
Beggin, PR (1965). Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 141(3). 388-94. Breggin1965_ReviewBorderlandOfCriminalJustice.pdf
Breggin, PR. (1964). Archives of General Psychiatry, 10, 173-181. Breggin1964_CoercionOfVolPatients.pdf
The volunteer-patient relationships described in this paper occur between college students and mental patients on the back wards of a large state hospital. […] I think the so-called “dementia” and “hebephrenia” often described as the natural end points of schizophrenia are really products of social isolation on the back wards of state mental hospitals.