mental health Articles
Pharmaceutical Rape - Do We Need Video Evidence?
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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A series of guest posts on David Healy's blog links at the foot of this post have coined a new phrase, "Pharmaceutical Rape."The posts, eloquently written by Laurie Oakley,a first-time author Crazy And It Was-Surviving the Corporate Pharmaceutical Corruption of Western ... Read more
The Mental Health "Stigma"
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Two news items of interest were sent to me over the past few days, both, it would seem, are aligned with one another.First off, let's take a look out the worn out phrase that lots of mental health specialists and even celebrities seem to trawl out every 5 minutes or so.The mental... Read more
Two Former Glaxo Scientists Charged With Trying to Steal Data
Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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It never rains but it pours for poor old Andrew Witty. Last week it was learned that he had been implicated for ignoring the claims of an employee that dishonest study data was used to promote the effectiveness of a smoking-cessation product, NiQuitin. And now the company that he... Read more
Goldilocks, the Untold Paxil Story
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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I wrote this back in 2011 and think it's worthy of a re-post.It's a modern day version of a tale we are all familiar with - it's also something we should all pay heed to - when reading you can substitute 'Paxil' for any other antidepressant currently on the market.WARNING Contain... Read more
Is Contraceptive Pill, Rigevidon, Safe?
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Is the contraceptive pill, Rigevidon, safe Well, the MHRA seem to think so, unless, of course, they have been misquoted by the press.I don't normally write about drugs outside of the psychiatric medication circle but this one grabbed my attention as it's from Birmingham and we ca... Read more
Paxil Suicide Case Set For Trial
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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For those who have been following this particular case you'll know some of the methods GlaxoSmithKline's lawyers, King & Spalding, have been using to try and get the case dismissed before it goes to trial.BackgroundIn June 2010 Stewart Dolin visited his family doctor who wrot... Read more
GlaxoSmithKline: No Smoke Without Fire - Witty Implicated
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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I love stumbling on court documents, especially when those documents are complaints against British pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline.GlaxoSmithKline made claims that they were going to be more transparent after the Department of Justice handed down a record breaking 3 billio... Read more
Lundbeck: Contradiction in Terms
Monday, January 11th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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One of the more popular posts on this blog over the past couple of years has been a guest post by Scottish mom, Cheryl Buchanan. In short, Cheryl aborted her fetus at 23 weeks because she was told that its chances of survival were slim due to several defects.A series of other pos... Read more
For Ziggy
Monday, January 11th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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The Black Dog at Aston Villa
Saturday, January 9th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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It's great being a writer, thoughts just come to you when you least expect them, having the ability to change those thoughts into words is not something that everybody has. Practice makes perfect, if you sit and wallow in the thoughts and don't do anything about it then the thoug... Read more
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