You Don’t Have to Pick Your Poison You Don’t Have to Pick Your Poison By Colin Taufer January 2019 His final days were spent in a bare jail cell alone — no bed, no mattress, no bench, no sink. His room constantly illuminated by overhead lights, he barely slept — less than 30 minutes over a two day period. He didn’t […]

The Most Successful Drug Dealers in History The Most Successful Drug Dealers in History By Colin Taufer November 2018 Three things today’s cops find when they bust drug dealers: cash, handguns and the psych drug Vyvanse. Just two weeks ago, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office made one of the largest drug busts in the parish’s history. The drugs confiscated had a […]

Big Pharma’s Evil Playbook Big Pharma’s Evil Playbook By Colin Taufer September 2018 On July 10, 2010, Stewart Dolin a happy, funny, loving, wealthy, dedicated husband and father, started taking Paxil, as prescribed by his psychiatrist. Six days later, in the middle of the afternoon, he leapt off of a subway platform and into the path of an […]

Forensic Psychiatry Insanity Forensic Psychiatry* Insanity By Colin Taufer August 2018 Forensic Psychiatry* – a subspecialty of psychiatry which applies to legal issues. There are two major areas of criminal evaluations in forensic psychiatry. These are Competency to Stand trial (CST) and Mental State at the Time of the Offense The American Psychiatric Association wants the world […]

The “Church” of the Holy Label The “Church” of the Holy Label By Colin Taufer July 2018 Those that knew her found Candace Downing to be a very bright little girl and an overachiever, the youngest in a loving family. When she was in sixth grade, her psychiatrist, after a very brief evaluation, decided the anxieties she was experiencing during […]

Psychiatry’s War Psychiatry’s War Against the United States Military By Colin Taufer March 2018 Today tens of thousands of American soldiers are stationed in the Middle East, taking the fight to our enemies so our enemies don’t bring terror to the United States. These brave fighting men and women have put themselves in harm’s way at […]

Psych Drugs Kill Psych Drugs Kill More Than Heroin By Colin Taufer February 2018 Every day, politicians, the press, and the president condemn the heroin epidemic currently ravaging the country. They talk about its toll in lives lost and communities ruined. They appropriate millions for prevention, treatment recovery, and drug education. They declare it a public health […]

electroshock Shock Treatment in your Neighborhood By Colin Taufer December 2017 You might think the barbaric psychiatric “treatment” of applying electricity to the temples and passing it through the brain to produce grand mal seizures is obsolete. You might think that a “treatment” that causes brain damage in patients would not be tolerated by […]

New Year 2018 2018 Godspeed to All By Colin Taufer January 2018 Happy New Year! The calendar has turned from 2017 to 2018 and a new year is upon us. As is customary, this is the time to wish good fortune to friends new and old and to those most important to you. In keeping with […]

Psychiatric diagnosis from afar 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 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 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 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 “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? 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 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 “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 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 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! 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 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 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 […]

In Her Own Words – A Shock Therapy Survivor In Her Own Words A Shock Therapy Survivor By Colin Taufer July 2016 In my last article I compared the brain damage caused by shock therapy and the brutal helmet to helmet collisions of American football. Both the patient and the player are left with short and long term symptoms such as memory […]

ECT and CTE – The NFL, Shock Treatment and Brain Damage by Colin Taufer ECT and CTE – The NFL, Shock Treatment and Brain Damage By Colin Taufer June 2016 Your brain is safer in a car accident than in the hands of a psychiatrist. On September 30, 2014, researchers with Boston University announced that in autopsies of 79 brains of former NFL players, 76 had tested positive […]

Psychiatrists’ Obsession with Sex Psychiatrists’ Obsession with Sex By Colin Taufer June 2017 The “World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist” is not a punchline to a crude joke or the caption on a humorous cartoon. No. The World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist is the tragically accurate and infamous nickname of New Jersey psychiatrist Theodore F. Jasper, who, recently had his licence revoked for […]