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 generally treated with prescription psychiatric medications that have dangerous side-effects. See more on ADHD/ADD.
(ECT) Electroshock therapy passes up to 460 volts of electricity through a patient's brain; based on the theory that it "resets" the brain but this has never been scientifically proven . See more on ECT.
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. Institutions 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 studies showing patient improvement after they stop taking them. See more on Schizophrenia.
Bipolar is treated with harmful mood stabilising drugs to "balance" a chemical imbalance in the brain. No scientific test can prove this chemical imbalance theory. See more on "brain-chemical imbalance".
Today, mental disorder diagnoses in psychiatric clinics will almost always result in a prescription for psychiatric medication. But are these drugs the "miracle pill" hospital psychiatrists claim they are? Actually, no. These drugs come with many harmful side-effects. Read more on psych drug side effects.
Ironically, psychiatric rehab centres in Mpumalanga treat alcohol and drug addiction with substitute drugs and medications that can be just as addictive.
Dementia patients are treated with powerful mind-altering drugs as well as electroshock "therapy" that sadly causes unnecessary premature deaths in elderly patients. Read more on dementia treatments.
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