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- ADHD amphetamine addiction and abuse
- The potential side effects of ADHD stimulant ‘medications’
- Strattera’s sad story – (warning it may make you want to kill yourself)
- Pseudoscience supporting ADHD
- Rise and fall of child ADHD in Western Australia
- Perth, a case study in ADHD amphetamine abuse
- Sydney, our new ADHD capital
- Top 40 misleading, dangerous or just plain stupid claims made about ADHD
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- The Royal Australasian College of Physicians campaigns to ban smacking children but promotes the long term use of amphetamines to alter child behaviour.
- Boycott DSM5 – it is dangerous and scientically unsound
- American Psychiatric Association approval of DSM-5 is a sad day for Psychiatry- by Prof Allen Frances
- Spike in Western Australian ADHD child prescribing defies the long term downwards trend
- Despite Stephen Colbert’s ‘Meducation’ endorsement – research shows that ADHD ‘smart drugs’ dumb down Aussie children
- Whitely tells Parliament – It’s time to confront Patrick McGorry’s disease mongering and end the guru-isation of Australian mental health policy
- New Australian ADHD Clinical Practice Points – After 6 years of frustrated advocacy at last a small victory over Big Pharma.
- Patrick McGorry’s ‘Ultra High Risk of Psychosis’ training DVD fails the common sense test
- Australian authorities consider ADHD drug Concerta too risky for adults but ok for children
- Hearing checks for Aboriginal children – Screening that actually improves Mental Health outcomes!
- Patrick McGorry’s cautious prescribing Rhetoric not matched by Reality
- Will ‘Disruptive Mood Disregulation Disorder’ proposed for inclusion in DMS5 be the next child mental health epidemic?
- Australian Mental Health at the Crossroads – Time to Recover Sanity
- Not-so-quick fix: Behavioral therapy better than drugs in the long run
- Diagnosing the DSM – the American Psychiatric Association should share the development of DSM5
- DSM5 Rollback Begins – Psychosis Risk Disorder gone and the revised proposal for DSM5 ADHD criteria not quite as horrific
- 900,000 Canadian Children confirm ADHD is a Birthday Lottery
- Huffington Post looks to Western Australia and France for the way forward on ADHD
- Professor Ian Hickie’s shocking each way bet on ECT induced amnesia
- How many physically and sexually abused Western Australian children suffer chemical abuse in state care?
- Patrick McGorry deserves praise for about-turn on Psychosis Risk Disorder
- Professor Hickie – Wrong, Wrong, Wrong.
- Professor Ian Hickie – Visionary Mental Health Reformer or Paid Pharmaceutical Industry Opinion Leader?
- More Bad News about Strattera – Heart risk added to suicide and liver warnings
- Back-down on “Better Access” cuts a welcome (and rare) win for talking therapies
- New York Times opinion piece tells the ‘Truth about ADHD’
- ‘Prozac Made Me Do It’ now a Murder Defence
- New Draft ADHD Clinical Practice Points out for Public Comment – Please Contribute
- Sign up to on-line petition against proposed DSM5
- Prescription drug abuse – A large and growing problem with a very simple solution
- Dr Allen Frances, the lead author of DSMIV, and the British Psychological Association, lead the chorus of opposition to disease mongering proposals in DSM5
- The American Psychiatric Association’s DSM5 proposal for ADHD – Making lifelong patients of even more healthy people
- Perth’s Dexamphetamine Hangover
- Open book approach a good start for the new National ADHD Guidelines Committee
- World leading ADHD ‘expert’ Harvard Professor Joseph Biederman sanctioned over hidden drug company money
- Where is the evidence to support ‘ADHD expert’ Prof Kohn’s claim that amphetamines aid brain development?
- Professor McGorry stops advocating for the inclusion of Psychosis Risk Syndrome in DSM5 and restricts support for the use of antipsychotics in non-psychotic patients to experimentation – The Australian 16 June 2011
- Australia’s Reckless Experiment In Early Intervention – prevention that will do more harm than good
- Extra EPPIC and Headspace funding in the Federal Budget: A quick fix to a political problem but where is the evidence?
- Is Patrick McGorry’s and the Independent Mental Health Reform Group’s $3.5b blueprint for Australian mental health the way forward, or a prescription for more ‘psychiatric disorders’, ‘off label’ prescribing and youth suicide?
- It’s time to ask former Australian of the Year, Professor Patrick McGorry, a few difficult questions about his Blueprint for Australian Mental Health
- How to be an Educated Consumer of “ADHD” Research
- Claire Murray (14 March 1985 – 1 April 2010) – A casualty of Perth’s Generation deX.
- ADHD Birthdate Lottery- Late birthday in school year significantly increases a childs chances of being diagnosed and drugged
- The ‘Genetic basis of ADHD’ – much ado about nothing
- One year on from the Raine Study ADHD Medication Review – Will the analysis of this unique long term data source continue and if so can we trust those doing the analysis?
- Rescinding the National ADHD Guidelines and curbing the prescription of mind drugs to children in state care the priorities of the Brisbane ‘ADHD’ forum
- Australian experts meet to consider is ADHD ‘over-medicated’ or ‘a fraud’?
- Australia Day Question- Why do we slavishly follow the American Psychiatric Association’s (DSMIV) prescription for the Mental Health of children. Are American children doing that well?
- New Research – Beating boredom a key to keeping children ADHD drug free