Dr. Mark Horowitz, MBBS PhD is a training psychiatrist and Clinical Research Fellow in Psychiatry North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) and an Honorary… Read More »The Myth of Low-Serotonin & Antidepressants
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Award winning doc exposing the inner workings of the pharmaceutical industry and how it created an epidemic of mental illness.
Pharmaceutical marketing goes beyond drug reps and TV ads. This activity covers how pharmaceutical companies use social psychology to affect therapeutic choices, and covers the use of key opinion leaders, medical science liaisons, medical meetings, geotargeting, geofencing, and other tactics used to market drugs to physicians.
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.
Anna is a childhood psychiatric drug and a teenage electroshock survivor. She founded Life After ECT to ensure people injured by electroconvulsive therapy have easy access to resources that can help them understand their injuries and find a path to recovery.
BBC NEWS. “It’s very difficult to talk about because I have very little memory of this period,” she said. “There are huge gaps around things… Read More »Electroconvulsive therapy: ‘I have no memory of a year of my life’
Dr Peter Breggin is an American psychiatrist and author. He was instrumental in stopping lobotomies being carried out in the USA and has, on multiple occasions, represented plaintiffs in legal cases against drug companies.