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FEDERALLY-FUNDED RELAPSE PRODUCING EXPERIMENTS in PSYCHIATRY: DRUG WASHOUT / CHEMICAL PROVOCATION A PARTIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY (Jan 2000) By VERA HASSNER SHARAV Experiments such as those listed below have no diagnostic or therapeutic purpose: They are conducted often on disabled veterans to test speculative, unproven theories. National Institute of Mental Health: Breier […]

Relapse Producing Experiments – a Partial Bibliography


Major Drug Effectiveness Review Found “Little Evidence” that ADHD drugs are safe or effective Tue, 13 Sep 2005 On paper, drug manufacturers MUST demonstrate with scientific evidence that a drug is safe and effective–if they want to gain to gain FDA approval. The burden of proof is on the manufacturer. […]

Major Drug Effectiveness Review Found "Little Evidence" that ADHD drugs ...


Pfizer Admits Guilt in Promotion of Neurontin–Agrees to Pay $430 Million Sun, 16 May 2004 A lawsuit initiated by Dr. David Franklin, a whistleblower, has been settled: Pfizer pleaded guilty to criminal fraud in the promotion of Neurontin, and agreed to pay $430 million. This case is but an example […]

Pfizer Admits Guilt in Promotion of Neurontin–Agrees to Pay $430 ...



APA Under the Influence of PhaRma June 5, 2002 FYI Reporters who attended the 2002 annual convention of the American Association of Psychiatry / PhaRma have had a rude awakening about the scope of industry’s influence. Essentially, psychiatrists are drug marketers for industry, helping to create blockbuster sales:   Even […]

APA Under the Influence – AHRP Infoamail


Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 2005 pp. 111-124 Screening for Mental Illness: The Merger of Eugenics and the Drug Industry Vera Hassner Sharav, MLS New York, NY The implementation by the President’s New Freedom Commission (NFC) to screen the entire United States population – children […]

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212% Increase in Prescription Drug Abuse by US Teens – Australian critics challenge loose prescribers Tue, 27 Sep 2005 Psychiatric prescription drugs have “run amok”: two reports (July, August) by Columbia University’s National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, or CASA, confirm an epidemic of prescription drug abuse among teenagers: […]

212% Increase in Prescription Drug Abuse by US Teens – ...



More Spent on Psych Drugs for preschool kids than antibiotics or asthma – AP Mon, 17 May 2004 Data analysis by MEDCO, the nation’s largest prescription benefit manager found that between 2000–2003 there was a 49% increase in the use of psychotropic drugs for children and a 369% increase in […]

More Spent on Psych Drugs for preschool kids than antibiotics ...


Psychiatry and Preschoolers Tue, 1 Jul 2003 There was a time that doctors followed the precautionary “do no harm” principle when prescribing drugs. But the practice of medicine has changed radically as physicians have increasingly become financially tied to the pharmaceutical industry. Among psychiatrists it is difficult to find one […]

Psychiatry and Preschoolers


Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate? AHRP Testimony submitted to Congressional Committee April 23, 2002 Vera Hassner Sharav, President, and John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D., steering committee member, The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP), before the Subcommittee on Public Health, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & […]

Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate?



Rutherford Files Mental Health Screening Lawsuit_Indiana / Fierce Opposition to TeenScreen Mounts – Pittsburgh Mon, 19 Sep 2005 The Rutherford Institute has just filed a lawsuit in Indiana challenging a school for subjecting a teenager to a mental health screening test – TeenScreen–without her parents’ knowledge or consent. After completing […]

Rutherford Files Mental Health Screening Lawsuit_Indiana / Fierce Opposition to ...