In an obvious attempt to remove black box suicide warnings from antidepressants, a new study claims that black box warnings increased the numbers of suicide attempts. While the press actually bought into this bogus study, CCHR did something they apparently couldn’t be bothered to do—we actually READ the study. Not only is there zero evidence to back their claim, but the entire tale is one spun by spin doctors and the press just bought it.
In a nutshell, the study (published in the British Medical Journal) suggested that the “black box” suicide warnings reduced the number of antidepressants being prescribed and, subsequently, there was an increase in suicide attempts in a certain age group over a specific time frame. The problem is neither their logic nor methodology support removing the FDA’s most severe warning on antidepressants.
“Regardless of the agenda of the authors, and contrary to the misplaced media hype, the “quasi-experimental” study provides no scientific proof that decreased antidepressant use (because of the “black box” warnings) increased the rate of suicide attempts.”
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CCHR Releases Video Tribute to the Late Dr. Thomas Szasz — Psychiatrist, Acclaimed Author & CCHR Co-Founder
“Dr. Szasz was one of those rare individuals who could not be silent when liberty was threatened.” — Congressman Ron Paul
CCHR Acknowledged for Work Exposing the Industry That Wants Everyone on Drugs
In an article written by Dr. Randy Hansbrough and published by Scripps News Group, CCHR is acknowledged for taking on the monumental task of exposing the industry that wants everyone on drugs, in this case drugs for brain manipulation.
“These courageous CCHR volunteers’ only agenda is to serve and protect, through our constitutional freedom of information and free speech, the health of our brains and thus our lives and communities. What they have to say about the dangers of putting chemicals into the brain should not go unheeded.”
— Dr. Randy Hansbrough
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