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Additional information as of late Wed Oct 19: Although I was assured that attendance for a presentation by Dr. David Healy (at Columbia University School of Public Health on Oct. 20 at 12:30) would be open to the public, a problem seems to have emerged after an AHRP Infomail about […]

Dr. David Healy Addresses Credibility Crisis-at Columbia University Oct. 20


Expert FDA Report: SSRI Suicide risk_SF Chronicle / NYT/ NJ Ledger/ AP Fri, 16 Apr 2004 FDA officials have provoked congressional hearings at which they will have to explain, not only why they concealed data linking antidepressants to increased violent and suicidal behavior, and why they covered up a report […]

Expert FDA Report: SSRI Suicide risk – SF Chronicle / ...



Just How Effective are Medical Screening Tests? Mon, 17 Nov 2003 A investigative report in the Guardian (UK) takes a critical view of medical screening for early detection of latent diseases. Contrary to the promoters of medical screening tests, there is scant evidence that early detection actually saves lives. The […]

Just How Effective are Medical Screening Tests?


A Lobbying Campaign for Screening Children for Mental Problems–a Gimmick Aimed at Increasing PhRMA Profits Wed, 11 May 2005 The big guns of America’s mental health establishment — including the American Psychiatric and Psychological Associations and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill — are making united front in support […]

A Lobbying Campaign for Screening Children for Mental Problems


Researcher Who Challenged ADHD industry cleared of misconduct charges Sun, 16 Oct 2005 If you thought that academia could not prey to McCarthyite bullying tactics–or could not possibly fall prey to anything like the Salem witch hunts—think again. Dr. Gretchen LeFever, a clinical psychologist and associate professor in the department […]

Researcher Who Challenged ADHD industry cleared of misconduct charges



An Open Letter to Officials of the National Institute of Mental Health Fri, 30 Apr 2004 ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) Promoting openness and full disclosure http://www.ahrp.org From: Vera Hassner Sharav, President David Cohen, Ph.D. Secretary The ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP)     To: Thomas Insell, MD, […]

An Open Letter to Officials of the National Institute of ...


Doctor’s Misconduct Left Trail of Broken Lives–A Broken Marriage and a ‘Life Destroyed’ – WashPost Mon, 29 Sep 2003 “I basically lost everything. And my kids? Well, who knows what the long-term damage might be.” A riveting, detailed, two part report in the Washington Post (Sunday, September 28) describes a […]

Doctor's Misconduct Left Trail of Broken Lives–A Broken Marriage and ...


Counterpuch–The Pills Your Mother Gives You…Death, Depression and Prozac Sat, 02 Apr 2005 Alexander Cockburn, co-editor of Counterpunch, the bi-weekly muckraking newsletter that prides itself: “We have all the right enemies” takes a swipe at Prozac, Eli Lilly and its battalion of heavy hitters who have successfully shielded Prozac from […]

Counterpuch–The Pills Your Mother Gives You…Death, Depression and Prozac