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Psychiatric Drug Facts

This site offers information on psychiatric drugs and claims to provide information that your psychiatrist may not. Topics covered include how psychiatric drugs work, the adverse effects of drugs on the brain, and the role of the FDA in the approval of such medications.


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Michelle Reid
Michelle Reid (Health Care Professional)
2 years ago
This site is promoting conspiracy theories about COVID 19. I don't think it is appropriate for MERLOT to promote it.
J Dominique
J Dominique (Other)
9 years ago

Breggin is one of many well-known as generally "anti-psychiatry," which provides for a viewpoint students should be aware of. However, this one piece of information is not terribly credible. If the author has credentials (which he does not provide here) to support or refute Breggin, the materials would have more meaning for students.

Time spent reviewing site: 5
Barry Thomas
Barry Thomas (Faculty)
18 years ago
This site is entertaining at best and possibly dangerous at worst. Dr. Breggin
is well known in the psychiatric comunity for his strident views. Be sure to
read this link:

"Quack Watch" may be the best summary.
Used in course? Yes