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Your Drug May Be Your Problem, Revised Edition How and Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications

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ISBN-10: 0738210986

ISBN-13: 9780738210988

Edition: 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Breggin, David Cohen

List price: $17.99
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When first published in 1999, Your Drug May Be Your Problem was ahead of its time. The only book to provide an uncensored description of the dangers involved in taking every kind of psychiatric medication, it was also the first and only book to explain how to safely stop taking them. In the time elapsed, there have been numerous studies suggesting or proving the dangers of some psychiatric medications and even the FDA now acknowledges the problems; more studies are under way to determine their long-term and withdrawal effects. In the meantime, this book continues to be ever relevant and helpful. Fully updated to include study results and new medications that have come to market, Your Drug…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 7/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.05" wide x 8.95" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

David Cohen is a British joutnalist who has written for The Independent, The Guardian, and British GQ, as well as The New York Times. In 1997, he was the recipient of a harkness fellowship hosted by Columbia University, which enabled him to write this book. He lives in london with his wife and two daughters.

A Warning Concerning the Use of Psychiatric Drugs
Introductions to the New Edition
Introduction: What Is Your Ultimate Resource?
Psychiatric Drugs-Much Easier to Start Than to Stop
The Limits of Psychiatric Drugs
Your Drug May Be Your Problem-But You May Be the Last to Know
Adverse Effects of Specific Psychiatric Drugs
Personal and Psychological Reasons for Not Using Psychiatric Drugs
Why Doctors Tell Their Patients So Little
Plan Your Drug Withdrawal
How to Stop Taking Psychiatric Drugs
Withdrawal Reactions from Psychiatric Drugs
Withdrawing Your Child from Psychiatric Drugs
Understanding Your Therapist's Fears About Nonuse of Drugs
Guidelines for Therapists Who Do Not Advocate the Use of Psychiatric Drugs
Psychological Principles for Helping Yourself and Others Without Resort to Psychiatric Medications
Psychiatric Medications in Common Use
About the Authors
The International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology
The Alliance for Human Research Protection