Literary Resources

The Myth of Mental Illness, Thomas Szasz

They Say You’re Crazy: How the World’s Most Powerful Psychiatrists Decide Who’s Normal, Paula Caplan

Broken Brains or Wounded Hearts, Ty Colbert

Anatomy of an Epidemic:  Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America, Robert Whitaker

Mad In America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and The Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill , Robert Whitaker

Toxic Psychiatry, Peter Breggin

Medication Madness: The Role of Psychiatric Drugs in Cases of Violence, Suicide, and Crime, Peter Breggin

A Way Out of Madness, Daniel Mackler and Matthew Morrissey

Psychiatry: The Science of Lies, Thomas Szasz

Brain Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry

The History Behind the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Persons with Intellectual Disability”, Part 1

“The History Behind the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Persons with Intellectual Disability”, Part 2

“Antipsychotics for Aggression Unrelated to A Psychiatric Diagnosis”

 “Drugs Offer No Benefit in Curbing Aggression, Study Finds”, 1/4/08

Link to Depression in Kids on Risperidone, 7/18/07

“Psychiatrists, Children and Drug Industry’s Role”, 5/10/07

“FDA Proposes New Warnings About Suicidal Thinking, Behavior in Young Adults Who Take Antidepressant Medications”, 5/2/07

“Are Meds to Blame for Cho’s Rampage?”, 4/23/07

“Child’s Overdose Death Raises Questions”, 3/23/07

“Choosing the Right Antipsychotic”, 3/07

“International Warnings on Psychiatric Drugs Since 2004”

“Activists Take on Eli Lilly Over Sale of Zyprexa”, 2/27/07

“ADHD Drug Makers to Warn of Side Effects”, 2/22/07

“Debate Over Children and Psychiatric Drugs”, 2/15/07

“FDA handling of Lilly drug needs probe: scientist”, 2/13/07

“Girl fed fatal overdoses, court told”, 2/7/07

“Parenting as Therapy for Child’s Mental Disorders”, 12/22/06

“Proof is Scant on Psychiatric Drug Mix for Young”, 11/23/06

“ADHD drugs to carry new warnings about psychotic behavior”, 8/22/06

“Use of Antipsychotics by the Young Rose Fivefold”, 6/6/06

“Anti-psychotic drug use in kids skyrockets”, 3/16/06

“Pharmacoepidemiology and Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research”, 2005

“Worsening Depression and Suicidality in Patients Being Treated with Antidepressants”, 3/22/04

“Review of Safety Assessment Methods Used in Pediatric Psychopharmacology”, 6/03

“Parents Crusade Over Children’s Tragic Deaths from Psychiatric Drugs”, 11/4/02

“Against Depression, a Sugar Pill is Hard to Beat”, 5/7/02

“Psychopharmacology for Young Children: Clinical Needs and Research Opportunities”, 10/01

“Critical Review of Tricyclic Antidepressant Use in Children and Adolescents”, 5/99

“Challenges to Pediatric Psychopharmacology”, 1997

“Pharmacotherapy in mental retardation and autism”

“CA Medications Error Panel Report”

“An Assault on the Human Condition”

“Regarding Allegations Made by the New York State Commission on the Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled”

“What Eli Lilly (Prozac) and Novartis (Ritalin) Would Rather You Didn’t Know”

to be continued…

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