Peter R. Breggin, M.D.

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Peter R. Breggin, M.D.

Peter R. Breggin, M.D., has been opposing the overuse of biopsychiatric treatments and promoting empathic therapy for decades. He has been especially concerned about the increasing psychiatric drugging of children and has recently called for a ban on behavior modifying drugs for children, endorsing more effective and benign psychotherapy and social interventions. Dr. Breggin is the author of more than 20 books, including several best sellers. Visit him online at breggin.com. He acts as a medical expert in criminal, malpractice and product liability suits, often involving adverse drug effects such as suicide, violence, brain injury, death, and tardive dyskinesia. His reform organization is located at empathictherapy.org.

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