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Medical establishment forces psych meds on one million children just because of their birth date

3/29/2015 - If you have a young child, better watch out: She or he may be misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) simply because of their age. That's right, your daughter or son could be linked with a behavioral condition for no other reason than the fact that they were born during...

Teen abuse of prescription drugs up 33 percent, includes Ritalin, Adderall

5/1/2013 - A new national survey has been released, highlighting startling new trends in teen prescription drug abuse. The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation are confirming that one in four teens now abuse or misuse a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime. These results suggest a 33...

The secret at the bottom of psychiatry's rabbit hole

2/24/2013 - Nightmares, out-of-control aggressive behavior, extreme sadness and passivity, confusion, hallucinations, mania, brain damage, suicide, homicide---these are just a few central effects of psychiatric drugs. Read the staggering statistics reported by Robert Whitaker, the author of Mad in America: "The...

The psychiatric wolves attack more innocent children

1/29/2013 - To understand even a little bit about real psychiatry, versus the false picture, you have to know that someone running around the streets naked and screaming has nothing to do with a mental disorder. If you can't grasp that, you'll always have a lingering sense that psychiatry is on the right track....

Ten-year-old boy hangs himself after taking Ritalin and Prozac

7/18/2011 - A ten-year-old boy hung himself with a belt from his bunk bed while taking a psychotropic combination of Ritalin and Prozac. The boy's father says that the two drugs are entirely to blame for the death of his son, whose boisterous behavior and low spirits led to a psychiatrist's suggestion to begin...

Ritalin Linked With Sudden Death of Children

12/30/2009 - Research from The National Institute of Mental Health has revealed that popular Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) drugs like Ritalin are responsible for causing sudden death in many children. Study numbers indicate a 500 percent increased risk in childhood death from taking such mental health drugs. For...

Ritalin ADHD Drug Linked to 500 Percent Increased Risk of Sudden Death in Children

6/16/2009 - Just how dangerous are the amphetamine stimulant drugs prescribed for children with so-called ADHD? According to scientific research funded by the FDA and the National Institute of Mental Health, drugs such as Ritalin increase the risk of sudden death by five hundred percent among children and teens. In...

Ritalin stunts growth of children; long-term risk to children's health unknown

7/23/2007 - New research published in the August, 2007 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Ritalin, the amphetamine drug used to treat a fictitious medical disorder labeled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, stunts the growth of children. After three...

Ritalin stunts growth of preschoolers; 40 percent develop side effects

10/20/2006 - According to a 70-week government study published in the November edition of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, popular attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Ritalin's side effects -- including stunted growth -- are more likely to affect preschoolers. The...

Tenfold increase in Ritalin prescriptions for ADHD children sets off U.K. investigation

9/18/2006 - After studies revealed a nearly tenfold increase in Ritalin prescriptions in the U.K., public backlash spurred an investigation of doctors' prescription procedures by the National Health Service. However, the results of the review may not be available until March of 2008. The delay has left some...

Schoolchildren Are Increasingly Dosed With Both Ritalin and Anti-Psychotic Drugs, Says New Research

8/6/2004 - Researchers from the Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have found that anti-psychotic medications are being prescribed at an alarming rate for Tennessee children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. The use of anti-psychotic drugs has more than doubled since 1996, and today children...

Ritalin stunts growth of children, says study

5/25/2004 6:40:24 PM - New research published in the journal Pediatrics reveals that children who take Ritalin for ADHD have their growth stunted by the drug. With over a million children already being dosed with this powerful narcotic, it seems bewildering that we're only now finding out about major side effects...

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