Psychiatric diagnosis from afar

  PsychSearch.net Trump and Psychiatric Diagnosis from Afar By Colin Taufer October 2017 When psychiatrists make a claim in which they cite their “ethical responsibility” as justification for doing so, it is both absurd and laughable. Psychiatrists cannot and should not be trusted. Such was the case in April of this year when a group […]

USATODAY.COM: 21st CENTURY MENTAL ASYLUMS

USAtoday.com By Colin Taufer, Special for the Sun September 8, 2017 The three largest mental institutions in America are the Los Angeles County Jail, Rikers Island Correctional Institution in New York City and Cook County Jail in Chicago — the latter being the largest in the United States. This fact may come as a surprise […]

Select Quotes on the Incarceration of the Mentally Ill

Select Quotes to PsychSearch from Law Enforcement and Mental Health Advocates about the incarceration of the mentally ill: “Jailers and prison guards are not social workers, nurses, or doctors. People with a mental illness get no treatment for their condition while in jail or prison. They are medicated (sedated) with the cheapest drug available to […]

21st Century Mental Asylums

PsychSearch Mental Asylums of the 21st Century: Prisons and Jails By Colin Taufer September 2017 The three largest mental institutions in America are the Los Angeles County Jail, Rikers Island Correctional Institution in New York City and Cook County Jail in Chicago, the latter being the largest in the United States. This fact may come […]

How Psychiatry Labels Gifted Children for Psychiatric Drugging

  PsychSearch.net How Psychiatry Labels Gifted Children for Psychiatric Drugging By Colin Taufer July 2017 A mother and a psychiatrist are relaxing in a park, both observing the mother’s son at play. The mother feels her child may be gifted. The psychiatrist observes the boy and speculates he is suffering from ADD/ADHD and needs medication. […]

The Shrinks are Shrinking

PsychSearch.net The Shrinks are Shrinking By Colin Taufer Aug 2017 “Psychiatry is in decline and is becoming obsolete.” This statement does not come from an anti-psychiatry group or a former patient with an axe to grind or a dubious website. This quote comes from an article published by The British Journal of Medical Practitioners, a […]

“MODERN” PSYCHOSURGERY

PsychSearch.net “MODERN” PSYCHOSURGERY By Colin Taufer August 2016 In 1949, Antonio Egas Moniz won the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine. His award-winning contribution to mankind? “His discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses. A leucotomy is more commonly known as a lobotomy, the neurosurgical procedure consisting of cutting or scraping away […]

CONSUMER PROTECTION?

PsychSearch.net CONSUMER PROTECTION? By Colin Taufer March 2017 Recently, it was reported by the Consumer Product Safety Commission that someone suffered a knee injury after sitting on a brand of bench that collapsed. Six others reported this same bench collapsing but reported no injuries. Consequently, the CPSC told all consumers to stop using these particular […]

Psychiatry and Accountability

PsychSearch.net Psychiatry and Accountability By Colin Taufer January 2017 “Your son needs medication to control his impulsive behavior in my classroom.” These words, or some variation of them, are the ones that begin millions of our nation’s children down a destructive path filled with unfortunate consequences. One such effect, usually lost sight of, is the […]

THE “ETHICS” OF PSYCHIATRY

PsychSearch.net “The “Ethics” of Psychiatry By Colin Taufer May 2017 What is and isn’t ethical is easily understood. While everyone may not be able to give a dictionary-perfect definition of ethics, every one of us knows fundamentally that if someone is ethical they know right from wrong and can and will act accordingly. More fundamentally, […]

Coercion and Profits by Confusion

PsychSearch.net Coercion and Profits by Confusion By Colin Taufer February 2017 Open any magazine and chances are you will find its pages filled with ads from Big Pharma. This is because Big Pharma is far and away the biggest spender when it comes to magazine ads. In fact, it spends nearly double that of the […]

Drugging Children for Conformity

PsychSearch.net Drugging Children for Conformity By Colin Taufer December 2016 Throughout its long history, Ritalin has been a drug in search of a “disorder”. Its manufacturer Ciba (now Novartis) has spent millions on advertising and “doctor education” trying to find and create a profitable “disease” for its drug. In the mid-1950’s Ritalin was advertised as […]

Women, Beware of Psychiatrists!

PsychSearch.net Women, Beware of Psychiatrists! By Colin Taufer November 2016 Over the last many months I have written a number of columns for PsychSearch. I’ve covered a variety of topics from brain damaging electroshock “therapy” to the horrifying reality of one million American children under the age of 5 on psychiatric drugs. After every article […]

One Million American Children Starting Kindergarten on Psych Drugs

PsychSearch.net One Million American Children Starting Kindergarten on Psych Drugs By Colin Taufer October 2016 Imagine one million toddlers suffering psychiatric drug-caused aggression or anxiety or depression or suicide or cardiac arrest or headaches — all before they start kindergarten. We’ve all experienced first-hand the exuberance and energy of a young child as they elbow […]

A Basic Human Right Violated

PsychSearch.net A Basic Human Right Violated By Colin Taufer September 2016 “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman* or degrading treatment or punishment,” states article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that set out, for the first time, to universally protect everyone’s fundamental human rights. In […]