Mary Maddock, recovered as I despite the falsehoods of psychiatry 

“Myth # 1:“The FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) tests all new psychiatric drugs” FALSE

Myth # 2: “FDA approval means that a psychotropic drug is effective long-term” False

Myth # 3: “FDA approval means that a psychotropic drug is safe long-term” False

Myth # 4: “Mental ‘illnesses’ are caused by ‘brain chemistry imbalances’” False

Myth # 5: “Antidepressant drugs work like insulin for diabetics” False

Myth # 6: “SSRI ‘discontinuation syndromes’ are different than ‘withdrawal syndromes’” False

Myth # 7: “Ritalin is safe for children (or adults)”

Myth # 8: “Psychoactive drugs are totally safe for humans”

Myth # 9: “Mental ‘illnesses’ have no known cause”

Myth # 10: “Psychotropic drugs have nothing to do with the huge increase in disabled and unemployable American psychiatric patients”

Myth # 11: “So-called bipolar disorder can mysteriously ‘emerge’ in patients who have been taking stimulating antidepressants like the SSRIs”

Myth # 12: “Antidepressant drugs can prevent suicides”

Myth # 13: “America’s school shooters and other mass shooters are ‘untreated’ schizophrenics who should have been taking psych drugs”

Myth # 14: “If your patient hears voices it means he’s a schizophrenic””
http://www.madinamerica.com/2016/01/duty-to-warn-14-lies-that-our-psychiatry-professors-in-medical-school-taught-us/

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