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Part Two of CEP survey for BMA launched – your input needed

Due to the considerable response to our survey on prescribed drug issues we have decided to launch Part Two in order to provide improved summaries of the results to the BMA. Part One of this survey is ‘qualitative’ and your answers are provided using words and sentences.  This enables CEP and the BMA to review […]

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Dr James Davies interviewed in The Psychiatric Bulletin

Dr James Davies is interviewed about the problems with modern psychiatry in the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s publication, The Psychiatric Bulletin. He is interviewed by Neil Armstrong, Honorary Fellow, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. http://pb.rcpsych.org/content/early/2014/04/01/pb.bp.113.046516.full.pdf+html

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SURVEY – CEP needs your contribution for BMA review into prescribed drugs

The Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry (cepuk.org) has been invited to contribute evidence to a project at the BMA (British Medical Association) which will review the issues associated with dependence upon prescribed drugs, including benzodiazepines, sleeping pills, pain relievers and antidepressants. If you or a family member has experienced negative effects with one or more of […]

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Paul Brett

VIDEO: Paul’s recovery from antidepressants

Paul describes how a virus led to a prescription for Prozac and other antidepressants. He ended up on Effexor and spent over four years in horrific withdrawal from the drugs, leading to the loss of his career and the disruption of almost every other aspect of his life.

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Baylissa Frederick

VIDEO: Baylissa’s journey off clonazepam

Baylissa suffered from dystonia since childhood and was given a prescription for a benzodiazepine called clonazepam in order to minimise a facial tic on her wedding day.  She soon became addicted and subsequently spent three years in withdrawal.  However this terrible experience led to her work as a withdrawal support counsellor and – fully recovered […]

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