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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 12.05.18

My guest Sarah Price Hancock survived more than 100 ECT and dozens of psychiatric drugs as well as psychiatric hospitalizations to go on to become a certified rehabilitation counselor.  She is an inspiration to the millions of people who have been damaged by psychiatry and need to recreate productive, satisfying lives for themselves.   I cannot exaggerate my appreciation of her courage, determination, …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.28.18

Today is open mic day, devoted to callers, as always on the last Wednesday of the month at 4-5 pm NY time. The  focus is on my new blog, “Are Emotional Disorders Really Disorders of Love?” https://breggin.com/frequent-alert-70-are-emotional-disorders-really-disorders-of-love/  But I also answer some interesting, important questions about psychiatric drug withdrawal.  What do you think about my premise that psychological and spiritual health depends on being willing …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.21.18

Richard Lawhern PhD became an activist in the field of pain treatment and opiates in response to his wife’s suffering with physical pain.  An information analyst by training, he is now among the most scientifically informed and thoughtful individuals in the entire field. Have you been told that over-prescribing doctors are the cause of most addictions and many opioid overdose deaths?   No so. Have …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 11.14.18

One of my favorite guests and favorite psychologists, Michael Cornwall PhD talks with me and you about the meaning of dreams.  Starting with Carl Jung’s little-known approach to dreams, which is remarkably practical, we discuss dreams in everyday life and in psychosis from both our perspectives.  Michael brings a remarkably informed viewpoint as a person with lived personal experience and as a …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.31.18

A great show:  My last Wednesday of the month open lines for callers, where my audience becomes my guests.  I am beginning each of these last-of-the-month shows with a pithy Dr. Breggin’s Keys to Life, and do believe that if you put into practice today’s advice, it will change your life.  Then we go on to several  encouraging, hopeful calls from …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.18.18

Pam Popper, PhD, plus two wonderful callers and I, make this an inspiring show all about human purpose.  If you’re glancing through my archive wanting encouragement, looking for courage, seeking inspiration and direction, or simply wanting to enjoy yourself, join into this wonderful robust conversation about living by principles and finding purposes.   Don’t forget, you listen live on www.prm.fm every Wednesday 4 pm NY …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.10.18

Today my guest is psychiatrist Penar Miski, MD.  In a longer than usual intro, I share many exciting events including the settlement of an important ECT suit. I also describe another settlement of a tardive dyskinesia (TD) case.  TD is the dreadful disorder of abnormal movements caused by antipsychotic drugs, which often masquerade as antidepressants, bipolar drugs, mood stabilizers and even sleeping aids.  Penar …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.03.18

Peter Gøtzsche, MD is among the bravest, most ethical and scientifically motivated doctors in the history of medicine and psychiatry.   As a result, he is now under attack by the organization he helped found, the Cochrane Collaboration, whose purpose in more honorable days was to raise published medical research to a higher ethical and scientific standard. Peter Gøtzsche is too busy responding to …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 09.26.18

An hour that could change you, helping you climb into the light of a worthwhile life.  My audience becomes my guests, with greater callers for the entire hour.  We talk not only about the harm from psychiatric drugs and electroshock, but how to overcome their negative effects upon you and your family.  We explore how to create a good life.  The Dr. Peter Breggin …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 09.19.18

A rousing hour with my friend and professional partner, Pam Popper, PhD about the state of medicine and psychiatry, conflicts of interest, the on-line course I teach through her organization (Wellness Forum Health), my new video courses that are coming out, and our upcoming conference November 8-10 in Columbus, Ohio.   Listen to the show and get Pam’s direct phone and email …