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Robert Whitaker clips from film “Take These Broken Wings”

Robert Whitaker, author of “Mad in America” and “Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America” aludes to a time when it was COMMON, and EXPECTED, that disturbed people get well … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Antipsychotics “People (both with mental illness and volunteers) who’ve taken antipsychotics also report a state of physical, mental and emotional suppression. Those suffering from mental disorders describe how the drugs can help to diminish disturbing thoughts … Continue reading

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Taking “Anti-Psychotics” When You Are Not Psychotic “These days, neuroleptic drugs are widely promoted to treat depression and they are often used “off-label” to treat behavioral problems in children. They are among the most widely prescribed drugs; given the theory … Continue reading

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Here he is: the proverbial doctor who DID take the antipsychotic!! Monica Cassani, formerly calling herself Giana Kali, posted this on her blog, “Beyond Meds” back in April of 2009:    While participating in a study in which volunteers were … Continue reading

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