Adina Lambert of ISEPP at Occupy the American Psychiatric Association, 5/5/2012

Published on May  6, 2012 by     jimgotts Adina Lambert of the International Society for Ethical Psychiatry and Psychology talks at the Occupy the American Psychiatric Association rally before the march on psychiatry.  http://www.facebook.com/events/136489093124199/ The ISEPP 2012 conference, “Alternatives to Biological Psychiatry II: Treatments That Work”, is scheduled for November 2-3 at the Airport Marriot Hotel…

Prescription Addiction Radio: One Step Closer towards Breaking the Silence with Tyler’s Story

Posted by Maria Mangicaro Clearwater, FL:  Under a picture perfect sky hundreds of concerned citizens gathered together in Clearwater last night to participate in the Third Annual Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Gabriel Myers and the Right to Informed Consent. On April 16, 2009, 7-year-old Gabriel Myers apparently committed suicide by hanging himself in the residence of his…

ADHD medications, heart attacks in children and The ADHD Fraud: How Psychiatry Makes “Patients” of Normal Children

For Immediate Release Media review copies and interviews available on request Contact:  Fred Baughman, MD  fredbaughmanmd@cox.net Author: The ADHD Fraud: How Psychiatry Makes “Patients” of Normal Children http://www.trafford.com/4dcgi/view-item?item=9628 Is your child taking Ritalin?  Is there a plague of psychiatric diseases in children?  This is a true story. On March 21, 2000, fourteen-year old Matthew Smith…

The American Epidemic of Childhood Mental Illness

By Sue Parry There is in America an epidemic of childhood mental illness. A skyrocketing number of children, some as young as two years old are being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, disruptive behavior disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, autism spectrum disorder, conduct disorder, depression and anxiety. But it’s ADHD that within 30 years has gone from…

Anderson Cooper’s TV’s show, Anderson asks: Are Kids Being Overmedication for ADHD? 3/8/12

By Dorothy Caruso The questions in my head were: Why are we medicating these kids at all. Does ADHD exist? Anderson opens with these “facts”.  “Over 6 million kids in America have been diagnosed with ADHD, and over half take medications to treat it,” Therefore, ADHD does exist. Six million diagnoses’ can’t be wrong.  What…

Interviews with Pediatrician Dr. Michael Goldberg on the Autism epidemic and Neuro-Immune Dysfunction Syndromes

THE MYTH OF AUTISM How a Misunderstood Epidemic is Destroying Our Children By Dr. Michael J. Goldberg with Elyse Goldberg. Everyone seems to agree that the United States is currently undergoing an epidemic of what is diagnosed as autism. But, in the history of society, there has never been “an epidemic” of any developmental or…

Looking Back at the 1998 NIH Consensus Conference: Pediatrician Dr. Mark Vonnegut at a loss for words, defining ADHD as “children who can’t sit still”

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released its Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of ADHD.  The members of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP), a volunteer organization of psychiatrists, pediatricians, neurologists, clinical psychologists, social workers, educators, researchers, and psychiatric survivors, strongly reject these guidelines as unfounded and ultimately…

Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics New Clinical Practice Guideline on Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Response to AAP Guidelines on ADHD The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released its Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of ADHD. We, the members of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP), a volunteer organization of psychiatrists, pediatricians, neurologists, clinical psychologists, social workers, educators, researchers, and psychiatric survivors, strongly reject…

Children’s Brain/Body Balancing Workshop – Level One – January 7, 2012 (Saturday) for Teachers, Parents and Professionals

January 7, 2012 (Saturday) – 9 am – 5 pm Children’s Brain/Body Balancing Workshop – Level One for Teachers, Parents, Professionals Albuquerque, NM:  Start the new year with the best teaching and parenting tool available! Help children focus, self-regulate, feel calm, and concentrate using simple movements instead of medication! Join Marcia Lee, Educational Trainer, Reading…

ISEPP Member Reviews “CROOKED BEAUTY” – International Award Winning Documentary

Ken Paul Rosenthal’s film “Crooked Beauty” is a jewel. The film is lyrical, gentle, painful, touching, realistic, artistic, and soaring. I was expecting a dreadful, dark, agonizing history of madness.  Instead I watched the birth and transformation of the human soul at its most vulnerable and most inspiring. It is the clearest indictment of the…

What does it mean to be part of a team? Jason McElway, Basketball Hero with symptoms of Autism

I love this video, I’m so happy to see that a friend on Facebook posted it and others are passing it along.  What a difference being part of a team can make. Considering many children dealing with mental or physical impairments and learning disabilities can become victims of bullying, I think Dr. Al Galves hit the…

“Movement is the Key” and ISEPP Presenter Marcia Lee is a “Mover and Shaker” when it comes ADHD/ADD

The 2011 Conference in L.A. taking place Oct. 28 & 29 is the flagship event of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry (ISEPP formerly ICSPP), a research and education network focusing on the critical study of the mental health movement. This year’s conference has a stellar lineup of presentations on a diverse array of mental…

Dr. Dominick Riccio: The Therapeutic Function of the Father in the Treatment of Difficult and Acting Out Children (2004)

Dominick Riccio, Ph.D. Dr. Riccio is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. He has been a supervisor and training analyst at various psychoanalytic institutes.  He is past co-founder and clinical director of Encounter, Inc., a prototype drug rehabilitation for teenagers. He has previously served as both president and vice-president…

Brian Kean, Ph.D. – The Risk Society and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Critical Social Research Analysis concerning the development and social impact of the ADHD diagnosis.

Brian Kean, Ph.D. Co-editor, Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry. Dr. Kean has extensive experience in teaching and has held a variety of teaching and consultancy positions in special education. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of International School of Education Programs at Southern Cross University in Australia. In 2005, he won the award…

The Medicated Child: PBS Frontline

PBS Frontline Medicated Child 2008 from george carpenter on Vimeo. Synopsis In recent years, there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of children being diagnosed with serious psychiatric disorders and prescribed medications that are just beginning to be tested in children. The drugs can cause serious side effects, and virtually nothing is known about…