Category: medication

Children overmedicated

April 7, 2009 | 5 comments

A thought-provoking article I just read in “The Washington Post National Weekly Edition,” states that the debate over the effectiveness of long-term drug treatment of children with hyperactivity or attention-deficit disorder has been reignited. For years, millions of parents have

Overmedication of America

April 2, 2009 | 6 comments

I read a book recently, titled, “Comfortably Numb: How psychiatry is medicating a nation,” by Charles Barber, a lecturer in psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. Barber contends that Americans are horrendously overdosed in psychiatric medicines, and provides