Ginger Ross Breggin

    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    Prozac was producing a continuum of overstimulation that included akathisia, agitation, anxiety, insomnia, depression and mania, and, in the extreme, suicide and violence.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    antidepressants in children and youth increase the suicide attempt rate and that an estimated 1% to 3% of patients would be at risk of antidepressant-induced suicidality (Hammad et al., 2006).
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    easy to show their serious adverse effects; difficult to show their effectiveness.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    it is important to realize that in general, depressed people do not commit suicide during clinical trials.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    Depression is essentially a loss of hope. During clinical trials, the participants are given hope that a new medication may finally relieve their suffering
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    it is time to admit flat out that antidepressants cause suicidality in all age groups.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    Keep in mind that controlled clinical trials are planned by the drug companies, supervised by the drug companies, and carried out by paid doctors known to cooperate with the drug companies.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    Independent scientists play no role anywhere along the process.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    it is surprising that the suicidal signal was so strong that it could shine in the context of these trials.
    daryahas quoted2 years ago
    In actual practice, many patients are already suicidal when they are started on the drug, increasingly the likelihood that the drug will push them over into self-injurious behavior.
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