Sunday, November 18, 2018 |
Department: Camouflage —
Topic: Civilization —
Psychiatry & Mad, Bad Medicine
by Terrell Clemmons
In 1998, Robert Whitaker, a journalist specializing in reporting on the business of clinical drugs, co-wrote a series of articles for the Boston Globe about abuses of psychiatric patients in research settings. One study he reported on involved withdrawing schizophrenia patients from their antipsychotic medications. To him, this was an outrage. Everyone knew that antipsychotics treated schizophrenia. They were like insulin for diabetics. Who would take diabetics off their insulin, just to . . .
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