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Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: One Doctor’s Horrible Experience

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

What is Benzodiazepine Withdrawal? What are the symptoms? Dr. Christy Huff, who took benzodiazepines as prescribed, documented 80 withdrawal symptoms. Yes, eighty. If you’re not arcing an eyebrow yet, you should be. Benzodiazepines (Benzos) are some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the world. Folks take them every day for anxiety, for traveling and […]

Psychiatry, Drug Companies, Antidepressants & Solutions: An Interview with Psychiatrist and Author Dr. Daniel Carlat

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Hi guys. This is an interview I did a few years ago with psychiatrist Daniel Carlat, M.D, when I served as editor in chief for The Alternative Mental Health News. Since the questionable efficacy of antidepressants is in the news (again) and “anti-psychiatry” is trending ( again), I thought it was timely to share. In […]

Manic Kingdom: Interview with Psych Central about My Book & The Ambiguity of Diagnosing Mental Illness

Manic Kingdom: Interview with Psych Central about My Book & The Ambiguity of Diagnosing Mental Illness

Below is a video interview I did with Gabe Howard and The Psych Central Podcast about my book Manic Kingdom, mental illness and embracing ambiguity.  I will admit that I was caught off guard during the interview, because I didn’t realize it was expected that each guest has a mental illness diagnosis. ( I should […]

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