[Cslist] Fwd: MF-News: Media Look at 'Antipsychotic' Drug Abuse,
MFI Calls for Investigations
telviola at ecn.org
telviola at ecn.org
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Oggetto: Fwd: MF-News: Media Look at 'Antipsychotic' Drug Abuse, MFI Calls
Da: "hanna genova" <hannagenova85 at yahoo.com>
Data: Dom, 24 Febbraio 2008, 10:39 am
A: telviola at ecn.org
mindfreedom-news at intenex.net wrote: To: "News: Human Rights in Mental
Health" <MindFreedom-News at intenex.net>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2008 17:15:55 -0800
From: mindfreedom-news at intenex.net
Subject: MF-News: Media Look at 'Antipsychotic' Drug Abuse,
MFI Calls for Investigations
MindFreedom International News - 6 January 2008
http://www.mindfreedom.org - please forward
Mainstream Media and Research Community Express Concern About:
Massive Increased Use of Neuroleptic ('Antipsychotic')
Targets Include: Youth, Foster Care, Nursing Homes
Neuroleptics Can Cause Brain Shrinkage of Frontal Lobes
MindFreedom International Calls for "Multiple Emergency
Mainstream media and the academic research community are increasingly
casting a critical eye on the enormous increased prescriptions of the
powerful neuroleptic -- also known as 'antipsychotic' -- psychiatric
MindFreedom International is calling for emergency investigations at
multiple levels of government, see:
The MFI free web call-in show this Wednesday, 9 January 2009 at 4 pm
ET will focus on this topic, at that time click on http://prncomm.net/
MEDIA INVESTIGATIONS INCLUDE:
* PBS: USA national television show PBS Frontline *this* Tuesday, 8
January 2008 will investigate the massive increase of neuroleptic
drugs being given to children. For info on the PBS show go here:
or use this web address: http://tinyurl.com/29e4zk
* NY Times on 4 January 2008 revealed a recent research that showed
that neuroleptics can actually increase rather than decrease
aggression, in a study of individuals diagnosed with cognitive
disabilities. More info:
or use this web address: http://tinyurl.com/2ya23h
MindFreedom International calls for World Health Organization, US
government officials, state and local governments, to all investigate
neuroleptics on an emergency basis.
SPEAK OUT ON MFI LIVE FREE WEB RADIO THIS WEDNESDAY!
YOU ARE INVITED to speak out on a free live call-in web radio show
this Wednesday, 9 January 2008 at 4 pm eastern time, at that time
just click on:
For more info on this Wednesday's live free web call-in radio show go
Host is David W. Oaks, Director, MindFreedom International, and a
survivor of neuroleptics.
Neuroleptics can cause brain damage. Brain scans, animal studies, and
autopsy research have revealed that neuroleptics, especially when
given long-term at high-dosage, can cause such severe structural
brain damage that frontal lobe brain shrinkage can be seen.
For more info go to:
or use this web address: http://tinyurl.com/ypj8vf
MindFreedom is pro-choice on the use of prescribed psychiatric drugs,
and many MFI members choose to take them. But all members are united
in speaking out against the emergency level of human rights
violations associated with neuroleptics without adequate advocacy,
alternatives or information.
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