Warning

Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing. – Voltaire

Pharmaceutical Research/Marketing

Marcia Angell, MD – The Truth About Drug Companies (video)

Timothy Scott, PhD – The Problem with Drug-Related Studies (video)

Psychiatry – Informed Consent

Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry – Unrecognized Facts (slides)

Psychiatric Diagnoses

Paula Caplan, PhD – Ending Harm from Psychiatric Diagnosis

Sami Timimi, MD – Use of Clinical Consensus and Voting in Making Psychiatric Diagnoses (video)

Psychiatric Hospitalization

Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery – Elimination of Seclusion, Restraints, Force and Coercion

Electroconvulsive Therapy

PsychRights – Law Project for Psychiatric Rights – Electroshock

Psychiatric Drugs

Robert Whitaker, Investigative Science Journalist – Conventional Psychiatric Treatment vs Selective Drug Use Protocol (video)

Anatomy of an Epidemic and Mad in America – Conventional Psychiatric Treatment Outcomes by Drug Class and Diagnosis

Joanna Moncrieff, MD – The Myth of the Chemical Cure: The Politics of Psychiatric Drug Treatment (video)

Psychiatric Drug Reduction and Withdrawal

Psychiatric drug reduction or withdrawal can be very dangerous.  Find medical supervision and create a support system if considering this option.

Mad in America – Resources – Directory of Service Providers, Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal Resources and Communities

Prescription Drug Safety

MedWatch – The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program

Supplement/Herb Safety

Talk with a pharmacist or knowledgeable health care provider about any possible side effects or drug interactions before taking dietary supplements or herbs; especially if you are pregnant, nursing or scheduled for surgery.

American Botanical Council – Commission E Monographs

Linus Pauling Institute – Oregon State University – Micronutrient Information Center

National Institutes of Health – National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

National Institutes of Health – Office of Dietary Supplements

Truehope – EMPowerplus Information for Healthcare Professionals

Disclaimers

The information on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not meant to replace treatment from a licensed health care provider or mental health professional.  

The links are meant to serve as suggestions for further study, not recommendations for care.

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