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Empathic Therapy

Judge Sentences Teenager In Prozac Murder Case

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

The judge's opinion is a landmark legal confirmation of the scientific fact that the newer antidepressants like Prozac, including the SSRI and SNRI antidepressants, can cause violence and even murder.

Is A New Form Of Psychotherapy The Answer?

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 08.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Instead of new antidepressants, what the world needs are new and better psychotherapies, and more available and better-trained psychotherapists.

Guidelines Issued by Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Peter Breggin

The Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education and Living, has formulated 15 guidelines; they apply to every human relationship.

How To Be Helpful To Almost Anyone, Anytime

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

To create the possibility of a genuinely good, and even wonderful and inspiring relationship, you have to begin with your attitude toward yourself and the other person.

The Study Of Empathic Therapy: Human Connection Vs. Psychiatric Control

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

As we grow in awareness of the harm perpetrated by biological psychiatry, we need more focus on the on the life-giving principles that have moved me and many others to take up the cause of reform in psychiatry.

A Psychiatric Drug Story of Tragedy and Triumph

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

people need to know how lifesaving it can be when health professionals dare to be honest about the hazards of psychiatric drugs and the value of empathic therapeutic approaches.

The Hazards of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Psychiatric diagnoses seem to give us important information about ourselves and our emotional ills. In reality, psychiatric diagnosing is a kind of spiritual profiling that can destroy lives.

Our Psychiatric Civilization

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

We're so obsessed with psychiatry that patients devote themselves to adjusting their diagnoses and drugs, instead of addressing their lives.

Driving Soldiers Crazy with Psychiatric Meds

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Has life in the military has become tougher? Everyone seems to agree that it has with the increased frequency and length of deployments. But that's not the whole story.