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Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Children Drugged Without Parental Consent Tue, 19 Apr 2005 The documented case report of Aliah Gleason, a 13 year old Texas school girl, provides shocking hard evidence revealing the true threat to children’s mental health and safety. The worst thing that can happen […]

Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Children Drugged Without ...


Janssen Pharma Admits Hiding Risperdal Drug Risks / TMAP & Illinois Mental Health Screening Plan Sat, 24 Jul 2004 The Miami Herald reports (below) that in a letter to doctors, Janssen Pharmacia, manufacturer of the highly promoted drug, Risperdal (risperidone), admitted “misleading doctors and other healthcare providers about the safety […]

Janssen Admits Hiding Risperdal Risks / TMAP & Illinois Mental ...


Psychopharmacology in Turmoil: David Healy, MD Presentation Columbia + Debate Dr. Joseph Coyne, Ph.D Fri, 9 Dec 2005 Recent reports describing a determined effort to pathologize US infants and toddlers who are being declared to suffer from “severe mental disorders”–the latest, most aggressively marketed diagnosis for children is Bipolar disorder, […]

Psychopharmacology in Turmoil: David Healy, MD Presentation Columbia + Debate ...



Two-thirds foster care children in Mass on psych drugs_Globe Psychiatry: Soviet Experience–American Fallacy Wed, 11 Aug 2004 The Boston Globe reports that 2/3 of children in state care in Massachusetts are being “treated” for mental illness with psychotropic drugs. Marie Parente, a legislator, and parents call for disclosure of “how […]

Two-thirds foster care children in Mass on psych drugs_Globe /Psychiatry: ...


AHRP Position Statement on Mental Health Screening – FDA Hearing Re: Drug Advertising Wed, 02 Nov 2005 FDA is holding public hearings (Nov 1, 2) Re:  Direct-to-Consumer Promotion of Medical Products at: National Transportation Safety Board Boardroom and Conference Center 429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 2 Time: 9:00 –5:00. […]

AHRP Position Statement on Mental Health Screening – FDA Hearing ...


NYSOMH Issues Alerts, Guidelines re Antidepressant Use in Children, Teens Wed, 29 Dec 2004 The NYS Office of Mental Health has issued letters and an advisory to state mental health providers “explaining” FDA’s warning and the use of antidepressants in children. As you will note, OMH downplays the meaning of […]

NYSOMH Issues Alerts, Guidelines re Antidepressant Use in Children, Teens



NYT Editorial: comparing schizophrenia drugs Wed, 21 Sep 2005 Today’s New York Times Editorial acknowledges: “A government-financed study has provided the strongest evidence yet that the system for approving and promoting drugs is badly out of whack. The study compared five drugs used to treat schizophrenia and found that most […]

NYT Editorial: comparing schizophrenia drugs


Antipsychotic Drug Use Doubled since 1996 in Tennessee Children – Why? Thu, 2 Sep 2004 A Vanderbilt University study found that the use of antipsychotic drugs has doubled among poor children in Tennessee. “The increase, seen largely among children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder and affective disorders such […]

Antipsychotic Drug Use Doubled since 1996 in Tennessee Children – ...


Federal Study Finds No Benefit of New Antipsychotic Drugs – WashPost/Wall StreetJ/NY Times Tue, 20 Sep 2005 The findings of a $44 million government sponsored study, CATIE, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, comparing an older generic antipsychotic to four new atypical antipsychotics, undercut the legitimacy of psychiatry’s […]

Federal Study Finds No Benefit of New Antipsychotic Drugs – ...



Bush Plans to Screen Whole US Population for Mental Illness – BMJ Thu, 24 Jun 2004 A second article in the British Medical Journal discloses additional evidence uncovered by Allen Jones, the whistle blower from the Pennsylvania Inspector General’s Office. The first BMJ article focused on the Texas Medication Algorithm […]

Bush Plans to Screen Whole US Population for Mental Illness ...