Peter Gøtzsche

Prophylactic effects or withdrawal reactions? An analysis of time-to-event data from antidepressant relapse prevention trials submitted to the FDA

Prof. Peter Gøtzsche has tweeted : “When you stop taking a depression pill and feel bad, psychiatrists tell you that you have relapsed. Not so. By far most, perhaps even all your troubles, are withdrawal symptoms … Never stop abruptly. This…
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Ten Myths about Depression and Psycho-Pharmacology:

An article called “ Psychiatry Gone Astray “, by Prof. Peter Gøtzsche, appears on the blog site of psychiatrist Dr. David Healy. The article lists ten myths about mental illness and psycho-pharmacology: Myth 1: Your disease is caused by a chemical imbalance in…
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Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare

The publishers say : “Prescription drugs are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C Gotzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behaviour, both in research and marketing…
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The Sedated Society – The Causes and Harms of our Psychiatric Drug Epidemic

The publishers say: “This edited volume provides an answer to a rising public health concern: what drives the over-prescription of psychiatric medication epidemic? Over 15% of the UK public takes a psychiatric medication on any given day, and the numbers…
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52nd Maudsley Debate: More harm than good?

“The house believes that the long-term use of psychiatric medications is causing more harm than good” …  a debate staged by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College, London. In this podcast (1 hour 13 minutes) from May 2015, you can listen…
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