Jonathan Leo


Reply to the American College of Neuropharmacology’s Report on SSRI and Suicidal Behavior in Children Jonathan Leo, Ph.D. Introduction The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) recently released an Executive Summary from its Task Force on SSRIs and Suicidal Behavior. The task force concluded that "taking Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) […]

Reply to the ACNP's Report on SSRI and Suicidal Behavior ...


  AHRP InfoMail Declaration of Helsinki Nuremberg Code Hippocratic Oath Return to Home Page Prescribing Ritalin for Pre-Schoolers FYI A Feb. 4, 2002 press release by The National Institutes ofHealth (NIH) announces a new "finding" by researchers from theNational Institute of Environmental Health Resources (NIEHR). They claim that"more than 15 percent […]

Pre-School Children on Ritalin 2/13/02


FDA New Drug Safety Website – ADHD A Huge Profit-Engine for amphetamine-like drugs – The Street Sun, 22 May 2005 “After 25 years and 35 studies, there is not a single straightforward experiment comparing typical unmedicated children with an ADHD diagnosis to typical controls.” But science is not what the […]

FDA New Drug Safety Website – ADHD A Huge Profit-Engine ...



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 ...


20% Drop in Psych Drugs Prescribed for US Children – WashPost Sat, 8 Oct 2005 The Washington Post reports (below) that prescriptions for antidepressants for children have dropped an unprecedented 20% in the US. A continuing series of substantiated reports and Black Box warnings about an increased risk of suicide, […]

20% Drop in Psych Drugs Prescribed for US Children – ...


Broken Brains or Flawed Studies? Thu, 24 Jul 2003 Broken Brains or Flawed Studies? A critical review of ADHD imaging studies by Jonathan Leo, Ph.D and David Cohen, Ph.D methodically demonstrates how scientifically flawed methodology undermines the integrity and claimed findings of over 30 imaging studies that are the basis […]

Broken Brains or Flawed Studies?




"Biological psychiatrists have looked very closely for a serotonin imbalance or dysfunction in patients with depression or obsessive compulsive disorder and, to date, it has been elusive," says Dr. Wayne Goodman, Chair of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee.

 


FDA Psychopharm Advisory Chair Acknowledges No Evidence for SSRI Chemical ...


"Serotonin and depression: A disconnect between the advertisements and the scientific literature."
"Some 19 million people in the U.S. suffer from depression in any given year. For many, SSRIs help little, if at all. To do better, we have to get the science right." Sharon Begley, Wall Street Journal
 

Depression-Serotonin: How Did So Many Smart People Get it So ...



To: Thomas Insel MD; Tommy Thompson Re: Published NIMH Prozac Trial Report Concealed Suicide Attempts by Teens ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) Tel. 212-595-8974 Fax: 212-595-9086 142 West End Ave. Suite 28P New York, NY 10023 Board of Directors: Vera Hassner Sharav, President John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D, Treasurer […]

Letter to NIMH: Published NIMH Prozac Trial Report Concealed Suicide ...