The CDC has recently published warnings against doctors over-prescribing opiates for pain. Is there more to this than meets the eye? Richard A. Lawhern discusses how the CDC is causing doctors to abandon their patients, and doing more harm than good. Most pain meds are not nearly as profitable as drugs like Eli Lilly's Zyprexa. I offer evidence that drug companies like Lilly are trying to open a new market in pain patients who are finding it harder to get opiates that cost less and work far better.
Kelly Brogan MD is a shining star of a psychiatrist! You will want to know her! Coming through the establishment, she broke free to treat patients the way she would want to be treated, and from there, to a deeper understanding of life from the menace of the psychopharmaceutical ideology to the worth of what we both call psychospirituality. You are guaranteed to benefit from spending time with her.
Robert Whitaker, one of the great critics of modern psychiatry, examines how the partnership between the pharmaceutical industry and psychiatry has corrupted psychiatry, done extraordinary injury to our society, and created a cultural outlook devoid of intellectual and spiritual depth. Bob unravels the historical details of how this tragedy came about and concludes with a profound critique of its consequences. It’s a fascinating master class masquerading as talk radio.
MY MOST IMPORTANT SHOW EVER! I spend the hour by myself talking to you about psychiatric drugs and rational psychopharmacology. Learn basic principles like the brain-disabling effect of psychiatric drugs, medication spellbinding, and chronic brain impairment. For every category of psychiatry drugs, learn how their good effects are falsified and the bad ones covered up. Finally get an overall understanding about how this multi-billion dollar industry stands on feet of quicksand, and we're the ones sinking into it. This is the basic introduction to my decades of clinical and scientific work, with directions for where to find the background scientific information. Please listen to this and pass it on to others. It is literally lifesaving information.
Marvelous Krista MacKinnon, founder of Familieshealingtogether.com, deserves everyone’s attention. She comes from her own “lived experience” with biopsychiatry. Now she has an online program for healing through loving family without emphasis upon diagnoses and drugs. A pioneering approach in healing individuals in the context of a more loving family life.
Andrew Almazan, MD PhD, a 21-year-old child prodigy, provides one of the best interviews ever. Learn about senile ADHD in the US. Learn how Mexico purposely dumbs down students to make them “equal.” Full of shocking surprises and also inspiration from an extraordinary professional.
Orly Wahba so inspires me, I hardly say a word. Do not miss this! With amazing energy and creativity, joy and pathos, she goes to the heart of both bringing people together and living a good life.
An important hour. Australian psychiatrist John Jureidini describes how primary care doctors and others can really help children who are in distress, on training people to help others in emotional difficulty, on being a minimalist when trying to help, and the limits of psychiatric drugs.
Australian psychiatrist Niall (Jock) McLaren is an extremely courageous, honest and dedicated professional who makes a powerful philosophical critique of modern psychiatry. He also talks about his recent successful effort to stop a case of involuntary shock treatment (ECT).
What does madness in ancient Greek drama tell us about madness today? An extremely enlightening discussion with Michael Fontaine, Professor of Classics, with insights into how we can best think about hallucinations and delusions.