Reconsidering psychiatric drugs

Info Document Actions Print this Alternatives to the use of neuroleptic drugs — also known as “antipsychotics” — are being explored by patients and mental health professionals who are concerned about hazards such as diabetes caused by Zyprexa. Reconsidering psychiatric drugs Date Published: Jan 28, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Susan Palmer Source: The Register-Guard, Eugene,…

Eli Lilly The Habitual Offender

Info Document Actions Print this One of a series of articles by journalist Evelyn Pringle in OpEdNews skewering fraud by Eli Lilly in marking and promoting their psychiatric drug Zyprexa. Eli Lilly The Habitual Offender Date Published: Jan 25, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Evelyn Pringle Source: OpEdNews Link to original content The revelations that Eli…

Army officer warns of mental health woes

Info Document Actions Print this Associated Press reports that “mental health screening” is being promoted among returning Iraqui vets. Without adequate information, advocacy and alternatives, mental health screening could mean much more psychiatric drugging and disempowerment. Army officer warns of mental health woes Date Published: Jan 19, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Kimberly Hefling Source: Associated…

Positive Psychology is Getting a Tryout at McLean Hospital

Info Document Actions Print this The major psychiatric institution McLean Hospital in Massachusetts, a Harvard teaching facility, announced it is introducing “positive psychology” as an alternative approach to assist in mental and emotional well being recovery. Positive Psychology is Getting a Tryout at McLean Hospital Date Published: Jan 15, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Carey Goldberg,…

MFI Ashley Alert: Nine-year-old given injections to stunt growth

Info MindFreedom joins other disability rights group in speaking out to oppose how nine-year-old Ashley, who has intellectual and physical disabilities, is being given drugs to minimize her height and weight. Ashley X MindFreedom International joins the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), ADAPT, the Feminist Response in Disability Activism (FRIDA) and numerous other…