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Another act of mass violence is in the news here in the U.S. with the events in Santa Barbara, California, this holiday weekend. When is the mainstream media going to start covering the link between psychiatric drugs and violence, instead of always using these tragic events as an opportunity to push for more gun control??

Medication Madness: The Dark Side of Anti-Depressants

by Lorie Johnson

Far too often we hear news of a deadly attack at a school, mall or military base — violent crimes committed by those we least suspect.

Many of those violent outbreaks have involved guns. Sometimes, however, there’s another common thread: anti-depressants.

Anti-depressants are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in America. Millions of doctors and their patients appear to like these drugs, but there is a darker side.

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The Emperor’s New Drugs
Exploding the Antidepressant Myth
by Irving Kirsch Ph.D.

The Emperors New Drugs Book cover 202x300 Everyone Opposed to Creation of New Psychiatric Disorders Except Those Who Stand to Profit from Them

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