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 […]

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 […]

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 […]