VICTORY: Journalist Bob Whitaker is “Re-Confirmed” as Keynote for Alternatives 2010

Info Whitaker is a critic of psychiatric drug company claims, with his new book, “Anatomy of an Epidemic.” US federal government officials objected to Whitaker keynoting Alternatives 2010 conference. An MFI alert 48-hours ago is called “effective,” and Whitaker is now re-confirmed as keynoter. Thank you MFI News readers! Bob Whitaker is author of the…

Should Bob Whitaker be allowed to speak at federally-funded Alternatives Conference?

Info Should Bob Whitaker be allowed to speak at federally-funded Alternatives Conference? All about controversy of whether Bob Whitaker should be allowed to speak as a keynoter at the annual conference funded by the US government, “Alternatives 2010.” What About Bob? USA Mental Health Agency May Cancel Journalist Robert B. Whitaker as Keynoter of “Alternatives…

“Undue influence of pharmaceutical industry” opposed by USA mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders.

Info Key national mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders at a national USA federal meeting on mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor inclusion issued a statement of “alarm” about the “undue influence of the psychiatric pharmaceutical industry,” and the “urgent necessity for more non-drug alternatives in mental health care.” Speaking for themselves as individuals, and not…

“Undue influence of pharmaceutical industry” opposed by USA mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders.

Info Key national mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders at a national USA federal meeting on mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor inclusion issued a statement of “alarm” about the “undue influence of the psychiatric pharmaceutical industry,” and the “urgent necessity for more non-drug alternatives in mental health care.” Speaking for themselves as individuals, and not…

Mind Over Meds

Info Document Actions Print this Here is an article from Sunday NY Times about regrets of a psychiatrist and author, Daniel Carlat. Mind Over Meds Date Published: Apr 19, 2010 12:00 AM Author: DANIEL CARLAT Source: The New York Times Author’s e-mail address: drcarlat@comcast.net. (DISCLAIMERS: This is a FORWARDED article for noncommercial public education purposes.…

The fool on the hill

Info Document Actions Print this The Lancet, a widely-respected international medical journal, published an essay sharply critical of the psychiatric industry that reviews two books: “The Myth of the Chemical Cure: A Critique of Psychiatric Drug Treatment” by Joanna Moncrieff and “Side Effects: a Prosecutor, a Whistleblower, and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial” by Alison…