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Warning on paroxetine withdrawal.

    Where it had been promoted that withdrawal from paroxetene was safe and easy, in fact up to 7% of patients could experience withdrawal symptoms with some of these severe and prolonged.

    Psychiatry defends 30 years of lies about depression

      For more than 30 years, psychiatry has been complicit with pharmaceutical company marketing in forwarding the largest fraud in the history of medicine: the lie of the ‘chemical imbalance’ theory of depression.

      ECT psychs aren’t telling patients the truth

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        ECT psychiatrists and device manufacturers aren’t telling patients the truth about ECT side effects and this is now resulting in legal consequences Still pushing marketing over science

        “Just over half the people who stop an antidepressant experience withdrawal.”

          Dr John Read is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of East London. He also researches the negative effects of bio-genetic causal explanations on prejudice, the experiences of recipients of anti-psychotic and anti-depressant medication, electroconvulsive therapy, and the role of the pharmaceutical industry.

          Akathisia – side effects of psychiatric drugs

            An image of a person suffering from akatisia

            “It may be less of a question of patients experiencing fluoxetine-induced suicidal ideation than patients feeling that ‘death is a welcome result’ when the acutely discomforting symptoms of akathisia are experienced on top of already distressing…