Psychiatric Drugs Impact Veterinary Medicine

by Richard Palmquist, DVM Chief of Medicine Centinela Animal Hospital Inglewood, CA Veterinary medicine is adopting psychiatric drugs at an alarming rate. The field of behavioral medicine is being medicalized in a manner paralleling the human psychiatric profession. This is not a surprise as most veterinary behavioral graduate programs use psychiatric literature to educate their … Continued

Products and Programs for Weaning off of Psychiatric Meds

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Optimal Dosing for Schizophrenia

Raymond J. Pataracchia, B.Sc., N.D. Naturopathic Medical Research Clinic 20 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite #441 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4P 1A9 [Published in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, 2005; 20(2), 93-99.] Introduction Neuroleptics are tranquilizers (major sedatives) that block brain neuron transmission at the receptor level.1 Neuroleptics can be useful during acute episodes of schizophrenia … Continued

Nutritional Protection from the Damaging Effects of Psychiatric Drugs

by Charles Gant, M.D., Ph.D., East Syracuse, NY Regarding the complementary use of nutritional supplements and psychotropic medications, many psychiatric patients seem to be unable to discontinue medications without incurring withdrawal side effects and many want to stay on medication believing, sometimes rightly, that recurrence of psychiatric symptoms are prevented. In my practice when I … Continued


The following annual report from King County, Washington, home of the city of Seattle, shows how psychiatric drug treatment does not lead to recovery. Of over 9300 patients treated by the county in 2002, only 5 individuals recovered. The report for 2001 is similar. See Also: Mental Health Warehousing in King County Mental Health, Chemical Abuse … Continued

Drugs that Cause Depression

by Public Citizen’s Health Research Group.   Generic Name Brand Name acebutolol SECTRAL acyclovir ZOVIRAX alprazolam XANAX amitriptyline and chlordiazepoxide LIMBITROL amlodipine NORVASC amlodipine and benazepril LOTREL asparaginase ELSPAR atenolol TENORMIN atenolol and chlorthalidone TENORETIC atorvastatin LIPITOR baclofen LIORESAL betamethasone DIPROLENE betamethasone DIPROSONE betamethasone VALISONE betaxolol (heart) KERLONE bisoprolol ZEBETA bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide ZIAC bromfenac … Continued

Alternative Treatments for Children Who Have Been Prescribed Psychiatric Medication

Presented by The Safe Harbor Project, a nonprofit organization P.O. Box 37 Sunland, CA 91041-0037 (818) 890-1862 E-mail: Web Site: Why are children given psychiatric medication? About 35 years ago it was extremely uncommon for children to be given any kind of mind-altering substance. Even giving a child coffee was considered bad parenting. … Continued


Depression is a universally understood condition of sadness and despondency. Life has lost its luster and gloom prevails. Some sadness is an inherent part of weathering life’s misfortunes. People normally recover from such low points and carry on. Other conditions of sadness may require lifestyle changes such as resolving a rocky marriage, dropping bad habits, … Continued

Finding the Medical Causes of Severe Mental Symptoms: The Extraordinary Walker Exam

by Dan Stradford Founder, Safe Harbor Project “As a practicing psychiatrist and neurologist, I’ve successfully diagnosed and treated hundreds of patients whose emotional and behavioral symptoms were caused by tumors, infections, toxins, medication errors, genetic diseases, and other physical problems. Most of them came to me after being tagged with psychiatric labels – manic depression, … Continued

Chronic Back Pain Limits Brain Power

By Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS You don’t need to be a scientist to know that chronic back pain can have a negative impact on your life, often bringing with it anxiety and depression. It can affect your ability to work, sleep, and perform other daily activities. Until recently, it has been assumed that whatever changes … Continued

The Connection between Aspartame (Artificial Sweetener) and Panic Attacks, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Memory Problems, and Other Mental Symptoms

(The following article is a letter to the editor written to Time Magazine. It is posted here because of its excellent references on the relationship between aspartame and mental symptoms. Further references are at the end of this article) by Betty Martini, D.Hum, Founder Mission Possible International 9270 River Club Parkway Duluth, Georgia 30097 770 … Continued