Category Archives for "Psychiatric/Pharmaceutical Industry"
Douglas Kennedy, has been a correspondent for FOX TV News for 18 years. Prior to that, he worked as a reporter for The Boston Herald, then a crime reporter for The New York Post. As a veteran TV news journalist, his live-coverage work has included, every presidential election since 1996, the Iraq War, the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, as well as Hurricane Katrina, just to name a few. His hard-core journalism has also exposed, head-on, the psycho-pharmaceutical industry in more than 25 exposes spanning the last 13 years. USA Today—the most widely read newspaper in America—did a feature article naming high-profile journalists that advocate for a cause, which included Diane Sawyer, Bob Woodruff, Anne Curry, Oprah and Douglas Kennedy. He is the tenth child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy.
Maria Bradshaw lost her only child to antidepressant induced suicide in 2008. She turned her personal tragedy into a crusade to help other parents on the dangers of antidepressant drugs and is founder of CASPER – Community Action on Suicide Prevention Education and Research. She was worked closely with CCHR New Zealand ever since the tragic event and was the recipient of CCHR’s Human Rights Award 2012 for her work in raising awareness on the dangers of child drugging. She has an MBA from Auckland University.
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It exposes how Pfizer got doctors to prescribe their drugs by taking them to strip clubs and the “absolutely jaw dropping” payouts made to those “experts” paid to promote their drugs to the public. It details the huge scandal ongoing right now with antipsychotic drugs, state lawsuits, deadly side effects to children and adults and how federal investigators are now investigating claims Johnson & Johnson illegally marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal to children –paying “some of the most influential doctors in the field” to accomplish this.
And at the top of that heap sits none other than the [now] infamous psychiatrist Joseph Biederman, who has been “credited” with the huge increase of children prescribed psychiatry’s most powerful/dangerous drugs, antipsychotics, while receiving millions in Pharma kickbacks that he never disclosed. Biederman is shown being questioned under oath, and when asked “What rank are you?” Biederman responds, “Full Professor.” When asked “What comes after that?” Biederman, straight-faced, responds, “GOD.” Pretty much says it all. Definitely worth watching.
Dr. Thomas Szasz is a Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at the State University of New York, Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute and a Lifetime Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Considered by many scholars and academics to be psychiatry’s most authoritative critic, Szasz has authored more than 35 books on the subject, the first being The Myth of Mental Illness, a book which rocked the foundations of psychiatry upon its release more than 50 years ago.