MAKING A KILLING: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging
by Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)
Youtube.com, Dec. 13, 2010
BLOGBACK: Although some medical conditions most certainly require treatment through the use of safe drugs, current evidence has shown the overprescription of psychotropic drugs by VA and DoD doctors, and the record rates of suicide, warrants a more vigorous critical review and evaluation by lawmakers. Within the VA and DoD, there are few alternatives provided — such as meditation, yoga, touch therapy, acupuncture and other ancient “natural” methods — to veterans and troops suffering neuropsychiatric injuries during military service. The message of this documentary is not insignificant to US military personnel, veterans and their families.
This video provides the facts about psychotropic drugs and the huge profits they create for the pharmaceutical industry.
These drugs are not safe and have not been on the market long enough to provide sufficient long-term studies regarding their effects. These drugs do cause addiction, however most “doctors” would call this dependence because you do not have to take an increasing dose over time. They are completely fine with you being addicted to the same amount of any given drug on a daily basis.
Over half of the people who commit suicide in the United States are prescribed to psychotropic drugs. (Ex: Paxil (Paroxetine), Zoloft (Sertraline), Prozac, Wellbutrin (Bupropion), Effexor, Seroquil, Ultram (Tramadol), etc.)
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