Tag Archives: Elderly Abuse

CCHR Calls Attention to New Research Finding More Serious Risks to Elderly Dementia Patients from Antipsychotic Drugs

Citizens Commission on Human Rights calls for government action to make prescribers and caregivers of the elderly aware of the wider range of serious risks to dementia patients from antipsychotic drugs and to curtail the wrongful use of the drugs. Continue reading

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Mental Health Watchdog Protests U.S. Psychiatrists’ Use of Electroshock; Procedure Violates International Human Rights Standards When Forcibly Administered

Psychiatrists perform electroshock on patients, especially women and older people, despite risks of brain damage and permanent memory loss and no conclusive proof of effectiveness, experts say.  Even young children are electroshocked in the U.S. Continue reading

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Antipsychotics Overprescribed to Seniors with Dementia in Home Health Care, Despite Serious Risks, Study Indicates

Antipsychotic use by elderly with dementia was also linked to worse outcomes in performing their activities of daily living after home health care ended. Continue reading

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No Clear Benefit, But Serious Side Effects Common for Older People Taking Antidepressants, Study Finds

Adverse effects from taking antidepressants are more common and serious for the elderly because they have more fragile health and take more medications. Continue reading

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Many Common Psychiatric Drugs Can Increase Patients’ Risk of Heat-Related Illness

How many people taking psychiatric drugs end up with heat-related medical emergencies? Continue reading

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Nursing Home Psychiatric Abuse of the Elderly

Psychiatric abuse of the elderly is extensive. Continue reading

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Nursing Homes Abusing Dementia Patients with Antipsychotics

Nursing Homes Abusing Dementia Patients with Antipsychotics. Continue reading

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1 in 4 Elderly Americans Hooked on Xanax

This abusive assault on the elderly is the result of psychiatry maneuvering itself into an authoritative position over aged care. Continue reading

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The Manufactured Crisis of Prescription Drug Prices

“Manufactured Crisis – How Devastating Drug Price Increases Are Harming America’s Seniors” This report was prepared in 2018 by the U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee Minority Office as requested by Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri. It examines … Continue reading

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Psychiatry’s Reign of Terror

Emil Kraepelin (1856-1926), known as the “father of modern psychiatry” and original architect of what became the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), established the basic suppressive fundamentals of the Holocaust. The pattern was: Label someone with a … Continue reading

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