Rexulti Fails to Get Results

REXULTI (generic brexpiprazole) is a prescription psychiatric drug from Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company and Lundbeck pharmaceutical company. Although it failed Phase II clinical trials for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2015 as an atypical antipsychotic and prescribed for the fake “disease” schizophrenia. Then in 2018 […]

More About Serotonin

We often remark on serotonin when discussing psychiatric drugs, so we thought we’d describe it in more depth. The word comes from the combination of sero- (serum) + tonic (from Greek tonos string or stretching) + -in (from Latin -ina a term used to form words). It was first named in 1948, although its effects […]

Guilty of Bad Taste

And we don’t mean the “Bad Taste” 1987 science-fiction comedy horror splatter film about aliens harvesting humans for their intergalactic fast food franchise. We mean that something is in bad or poor taste when it exhibits poor judgment by being tasteless, unsuitable, unseemly, improper, inappropriate, politically incorrect, impolite, lewd, offensive, insensitive, vulgar, crude, rude, obscene, […]

Now They Are Arguing About Exercise

Psychiatric researchers from Yale University and other brain research institutions have analyzed 1.2 million people to see how exercise affects a person’s mental health. The results and subsequent discussions have been blasted across all news media, and are proliferating rapidly. Anyone with an exercise bike has been chiming in; some say their depression didn’t go […]

Psychiatric Drugs, School Violence, and Big Pharma Cover-Up

A study published June 12, 2018 from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that more than one-third (37.2%) of U.S. adults may be using prescription drugs that have the potential to cause depression or increase the risk of suicide. [JAMA. 2018;319(22);2289-2298. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.6741] Information about more than 26,000 adults from 2005 to 2014 was analyzed, […]

Patients For Life

A leading cause of death in patients diagnosed with a serious mental condition (such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression) has been preventable medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes, metabolic disorders which are typical side effects of being treated with second generation (atypical) antipsychotics. The majority of those who screen positive for […]

Vraylar to the Vrescue

We are now seeing TV ads for Vraylar (generic cariprazine) for “manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I disorder.” An atypical antipsychotic, it alters levels of dopamine and serotonin in the brain. Vraylar was first approved by the FDA to treat schizophrenia in 2015. It can be compared to the antipsychotic risperidone, which is now […]

What is Happiness?

If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap. If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else. [Chinese Proverb] What is happiness, really? Is it “happy pills?” Mother’s little […]

Are You Depressed?

The sudden realization that someone might actually enjoy one’s company is a better antidepressant than anything one could get on a prescription. [With thanks to Charles Stross, The Atrocity Archive.] Psychiatry is heavily pushing false data about depression. You should know exactly what psychiatry and psychiatrists are: Psychiatry is an antisocial enemy of the people. […]

Knock Yourself Out

The drug Ketamine is now being advertised as a “treatment” for “depression.” Don’t be fooled; this drug is serious business. Ketamine, categorized as a “dissociative anesthetic,” is used in powdered or liquid form as an anesthetic, on animals as well as people. It can be injected, consumed in drinks, snorted, or added to joints or […]

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