psychiatric shenanigans – no joke

Rajiv Tandon is known as the top psychiatrist in the State of Florida. He is the Chief of Psychiatry over Florida’s Department of Children and Families. This 2-1/2 minute video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCM3klGpQEk shows Tandon joking about psychiatrists. It’s a funny joke, and not far from the truth. Tandon’s activities as a Florida government official  include the promotion of antipsychotic drugs which is costing Florida […]

Psychiatrist Accused of $2.8 Million Payola From Pharmaceutical Company

The cozy relationship between academic research and the pharmaceutical industry was revealed as a prominent Emory University psychiatrist failed to report $2.8 million he received in consulting fees from GlaxoSmithKline. The allegations against Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, were announced in the probe headed by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), who is promoting a bill called the […]

33 States to Get $62 Million in Zyprexa Case Settlement

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MENTAL HEALTH DAY VIGIL FOR THE THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN KILLED BY PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

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Drug Regulatory Agency Warnings on psychiatric Drugs

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