Breggin’s Homepage Blog

Homepage Blog of Psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin, MD.

This is Dr. Breggin’s personal blog where he posts selected essays. Dr. Breggin has also blogged on the following three widely read sites: Mad in America, Natural News and Huffington Post. You can search for him by name on those sites.

COVID-19 AND POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: 1,700 More NY Nursing Home Deaths

In New York State, Massachusetts and elsewhere, a large proportion of deaths have occurred as the Covid-19 virus raced through nursing homes, killing thousands of helpless residents and their caretakers. The cause of this nursing home pandemic is not merely the age and infirmity of the victims. Overnight New York state has added an additional 1700 nursing home deaths to the tally. 

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COVID-19 SOS: Saving America from Governor Cuomo

The death toll for the coronavirus in New York State has been staggering. It is more than one third of the total deaths in the rest of the nation. But was it inevitable? Many of us who live in New York State believe that too much has been due to human error, and unfortunately to the mistakes of one man, our governor, Andrew Cuomo. Governor Cuomo, please listen!

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2015 Scientific Paper Proves US & Chinese Scientists Collaborated to Create Coronavirus that Can Infect Humans

In 2015, American researchers and Chinese Wuhan Institute of Virology researchers collaborated to transform an animal coronavirus into one that can attack humans. Scientists from prestigious American universities and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) worked directly with the two coauthor researchers from Wuhan Institute of Virology, Xing-Yi Ge and Zhengli-Li Shi. Funding was provided by the Chinese and US governments. The team succeeded in modifying a bat coronavirus to make it capable of infecting humans.

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Antidepressant Trazodone In Naval Yard Gun Massacre

This brief analysis is offered in response to information that the Navy Yard mass murderer, Aaron Alexis, was taking the antidepressant trazodone. Alexis was reportedly started on trazodone for sleep on August 23, 2013 at the Veterans Administration (VA) clinic in Providence and refilled on August 28 at the VA in Washington, DC. Twenty days later, on September 16, he committed the violent assaults.

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Psychiatry Has No Answer to Gun Massacres

The Newtown tragedy has sent us searching for answers to mass killings. There are many important questions to be addressed, such as “Is tighter gun control feasible and consistent with the Second Amendment?”, “Can we prevent so much teen exposure to violent games and movies?”, “Would it help to put armed guards in schools or to arm teachers and principals?”, and “How much mass murder is driven by psychiatric drug exposure?” These are critical issues.

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