CCHR and South African citizens together protest The South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (SAACAPAP) convention.
Published by CCHR SA - 25/5/2019
(ADD) Attention Deficit Disorder and (ADHD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are usually treated with prescription psychiatric drugs that have damaging side-effects. See more on ADHD/ADD.
(ECT) Electroshock therapy passes up to 460 volts of electricity through the brain of a patient; based on the theory that it "resets" the brain but this has never been proven scientifically. See more on ECT treatment.
Psychosurgery, such as the lobotomy, involves cutting-up and removing pieces of a patient's brain to "treat" so-called mental disease, but the end result is the same - brain damage. See more on Psychosurgery.
(DBS) Deep Brain Stimulation involves passing wires through a patient's skull into the brain. Hospitals are experimenting with these procedures on "mentally" ill patients. See more on Deep Brain Stimulation.
Schizophrenia is usually treated with antipsychotics despite their proven risks and despite studies showing patient improvement after they stop taking them. See more on Schizophrenia.
Bipolar Disorder is treated with harmful mood stabilizing drugs to "balance" a chemical imbalance in the brain. No physical scientific test can prove this chemical imbalance theory. See more on "brain-chemical imbalance".
Today, a mental disorder diagnosis in a psychiatric clinic will almost always result in a psychiatric medication prescription. But are these drugs the "miracle pill" that hospital psychiatrists say they are? Actually, no. These drugs come with many dangerous side-effects that are sometimes permanent. Read more on psychiatric drug side effects.
Ironically, psychiatric rehab centres in Free State treat drug and alcohol addiction with substitute medications and drugs that can be just as addictive and more so.
Dementia patients are treated with powerful mind-altering drugs as well as electroshock "treatment" that sadly cause premature and unnecessary deaths in elderly patients. Read more on dementia treatments.
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