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Anti Psychotic Drugs

'Mass Psychosis In The U.S.'

Al Jazeera | James Ridgeway | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

Has America become a nation of psychotics? You would certainly think so, based on the explosion in the use of antipsychotic medications. In 2008, with...

Are Addiction And Mental Illness Really Brain Diseases?

Stanton Peele | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

That there is something inherent in the person to be found there -- in mental illness and addiction -- is received wisdom, not empirical fact. The belief derives from the assumption that these phenomena are medical diseases.

Guns and Madness

Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Erica Jong

My first love was treated with anti-psychotic drugs and later, much later, was able to have a fairly normal life. Fortunately, he did not have a gun -- or I wouldn't be alive today.

Reading Between the Lines: Kids of Color; Mental Health Care

Nisha Agarwal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nisha Agarwal

The children who are being systematically over-medicated and denied high quality mental and behavioral health services are disproportionately young people of color. What we are talking about is race.