Psychiatric Drug Facts via :

“Most psychiatric drugs can cause withdrawal reactions, sometimes including life-threatening emotional and physical withdrawal problems… Withdrawal from psychiatric drugs should be done carefully under experienced clinical supervision.” Dr. Peter Breggin

Aug 5, 2013

Is the use of coercion and force in psychiatry ethical?

via The New York Times:

Forced Drug Treatment

an excerpt:
"In a society presumably under the rule of law, is it proper for physicians and other mental health professionals to coerce innocent individuals and force them to ingest dangerous drugs?"

Los Angeles, July 31, 2013
read the letter here
The writers are professors of social welfare and co-authors of “Mad Science: Psychiatric Coercion, Diagnosis and Drugs.”
hat tip:
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.  Hippocrates 

via American Journal of Psychiatry:
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