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AHRP Speaks Out AHRP Press Briefing 9/14/04: Antidepressants & suicide-related risks for children Open Letter to NIMH re Prozac & Concealed Suicide Attempts Open Letter to Officials at NIMH AHRP Briefing 2/2/04: Scientists present suicide evidence Conflicts of Interest policy – New York Times Phase I Drug Trials Used Foster […]

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AHRP Campaign to Protect Children from Harm Oct 15: FDA Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient Information Guides to Warn about Suicide risk Oct 3: BBC PANORAMA TONIGHT – Taken on Trust – 13 years-Medical Deception Sep 30: GSK Sales Reps told NOT to Divulge Paxill Data […]

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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?


Dr. Kramer – All Things They Taught Us That Were Wrong in Psychiatry Thu, 15 Sep 2005 In a 2004 column, a psychiatrist who engages in “myth busting” inadvertently confirms that psychiatry is given to prescribing mood swings. He acknowledges that sometimes effective treatments are dropped (benzodiazepines) for new ones […]

Dr. Kramer – All Things They Taught Us That Were ...


Are SSRIs and Atypical Antidepressants Safe / Effective for Children / Adolescents/ Neonates? Wed, 2 Mar 2005 The American psychiatric establishment continues to operate within a “head in the sand” culture of denial when confronted with compelling evidence that has been scientifically replicated showing that their prescribing of antidepressants for […]

Are SSRIs and Atypical Antidepressants Safe/ Effective for Children/ Adolescents/ ...



Pharma’s Pervasive Influence Corrupts Medicine both sides of Atlantic Tue, 4 Oct 2005 The focus of criticism in medicine has shifted from cost and barriers to access to treatments to an examination of the safety and benefit of current treatments. The pharmaceutical industry’s corrupting influence on physicians, academic researchers, the […]

Pharma's Pervasive Influence Corrupts Medicine both sides of Atlantic


SSRI’s found to adversely affect newborns during first days of life Sat, 26 Jul 2003 Doctors prescribing antidepressant drugs (SSRIs) to pregnant women may be faced with liability claims, as these drugs are shown to adversely affect unborn and newborn babies’ central nervous system A new report in the Archives […]

SSRI's found to adversely affect newborns during first days of ...


Medscape Cites AHRP Concerns Re: New Law Mandates More Testing of Drugs in Children Wed, 17 Dec 2003 Medscape Medical News reports about passage of the Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA) which replaces FDA’s Pediatric Rule. The Pediatric Rule was struck down by a Federal court in Oct. 2002 because […]

Medscape Cites AHRP Concerns Re: New Law Mandates More Testing ...



4 compelling reasons against Mental Health Parity Fri, 12 Sep 2003 Compelling reasons NOT to approve insurance parity for mental health services come from the following recent reports suggesting that mental health services and treatments have often done more damage than good. Until psychiatry and mental health service providers develop […]

4 compelling reasons against Mental Health Parity