Twenty-Nine Medical Causes of “Schizophrenia”

Excerpted from Nutrition and Mental Illness by the late Carl C. Pfeiffer, Ph.D., M.D. Internationally renowned pioneer in the treatment of mental disturbances through nutrition. (Our grateful acknowledgement to the Princeton Bio Brain Center for permission to reprint. Following Dr. Pfeiffer’s text are sections added by the editor to define and explain each disorder.) The … Continued


Raymond J. Pataracchia, B.Sc., N.D. Naturopathic Medical Research Clinic 20 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite#441 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4P 1A9   (Note: This article is in two parts. Part Two begins after the citations at the end of Part One.) [Published in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, 2008: 23(1): 21-28] Introduction Various segments of the … Continued

Nutrient Cocktail for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

The following is from J.P. Saleeby, MD, of Savannah, Georgia (Contact info at the end – for further info, his practice is on our site directory at Below are comments from several emails he sent, plus an article he wrote on this remedy. I have been having success treating schizophrenia with intravenous use of … Continued

Natural Recovery from Schizophrenia

The following article was originally published in the New York Times on Sunday, March 10, 2002, in response to the release of the film A Beautiful Mind. We wish to thank Dr. Harding and the New York Times for permission to reprint. Dr. Harding is one of the world’s foremost authorities on natural recovery from … Continued

Classical Homeopathic Management of Schizophrenia

Naturopathic Medical Research Clinic (N.M.R.C.) Toronto, Ontario Copyright © 2002 by Raymond J. Pataracchia B.Sc., N.D Homeopathic medicine is sometimes employed and cited in literature as an important part of therapy for severe mental illness including schizophrenia. Anecdotal evidence over the past two centuries leaves us supportive evidence in favor of using classical … Continued

Reflexology and Mental Health

by Simon Duncan Executive Officer, United Kingdom Association of Reflexologists A reflex is a point on the body which, when stimulated, will have an effect on another part of the body. The classic one is the knee jerk reflex. If you tap the knee, the reflex action is the spasm of the thigh muscles which … Continued

Psychiatric Presentations of Medical Illness

An Introduction for Non-Medical Mental Health Professionals Ronald J Diamond M.D. University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry 6001 Research Park Blvd Madison, Wisconsin 53719 Revised 1/7/2002 Editor’s note: The following is the finest article we have found on the subject of medical causes of severe mental symptoms. We are grateful to Dr. Diamond for his … Continued

Treatment for Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

by Charles Gant, N.M.D., Ph.D. The appearance of this article does not indicate an endorsement by Safe Harbor. We seek to provide information for both the lay and professional community and include articles with well-researched approaches and/or treatments that the writer feels have shown clinically to be of help. (This protocol should not be used … Continued

Quitting Psychiatric Drugs

Reprinted by permission of the Second Opinion Society Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada Note: The information in this article is for information only and is not intended to replace the advice of a healthcare practitioner. Anyone seeking to withdraw from psychiatric drugs should seek such advice. For more information on psychiatric drugs, see ntroduction … Continued