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Entries by Dr. Peter Breggin from 05/2008

Psychiatry Makes War on "Bipolar Children"

| Posted 05.23.2008 | Healthy Living

Children trying to come off multiple psychiatric medications almost certainly face severe withdrawal problems. But if they are kept on drugs indefinitely, their condition will deteriorate.

Children Poisoning Themselves with Illegal Psychiatric Drugs

| Posted 05.25.2008 | Healthy Living

Are teenagers the victims of drug dealers? Partying? Actually, they are trying to handle the overload of work in eleventh grade in highly competitive schools in affluent communities.

Beyond Politics -- Something We Can All Agree On

| Posted 05.30.2008 | Healthy Living

From the political left or right, we should be able to come together around the idea that it's bad to use psychiatric drugs to control children. There are better ways.