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Peter Breggin Quotes & Sayings

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The miracle drugs (neuroleptics) cause the worst plague of brain damage in medical history. — Peter Breggin

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Romantic love is sexually passionate love. Romance uses sexual intimacy to create or amplify closeness and mutual fulfillment. — Peter Breggin

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Going to a psychiatrist has become one of the most dangerous things a person can do. — Peter Breggin

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The destructive impact of psychiatry upon our civilization has been given far too little attention, and the role of psychiatry in Nazi Germany almost no attention. It is entirely possible that without psychiatry the holocaust could never have taken place. — Peter Breggin

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Love is the most ethically consistent experience, because selfishness and altruism no longer seem opposed or in conflict. — Peter Breggin

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Only in psychiatry is the existence of physical disease determined by APA presidential proclamations, by committee decisions, and even, by a vote of the members of APA, not to mention the courts. — Peter Breggin

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Advocates of psychiatric drugs often claim that the medications improve learning and the ability to benefit from psychotherapy, but the contrary is true. There are no drugs that improve mental function, self-understanding, or human relations. Any drug that affects mental processes does so by impairing them. — Peter Breggin

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In reality, psychiatric diagnosing is a kind of spiritual profiling that can destroy lives and frequently does. — Peter Breggin

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There is nothing worse that you can do to a human being in America today than give them a mental illness kind of label and tell them they need drugs and these children are 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 years-old being treated in this manner, — Peter Breggin