Benzos: Chapter from “Brain-Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry”

The following material is excerpted and revised from Brain-Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry, by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. (Springer Publishing Co. 1997, 2008). Presented here with the permission of Springer Publishing Company, 536 Broadway, New York, NY 10012-3955. Review of Behavioral Effects of Benzodiazepines With an Appendix on Drawing Scientific Conclusions […]

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Case of Xanax and Prozac mania: Bank Robbery

Another Case of Xanax and Prozac Mania    In October 2000 in Georgia, a 47-year-old man diagnosed with major depression and anxiety disorders had been taking Xanax (benzodiazepine tranquilizer) and Prozac for six years.  One year before this man’s criminal acts, Klonopin (another benzodiazepine) was added to his regimen.  Six […]

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