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Who is behind the pharma front Understood.org ?

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    The_cat
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    I am just watching TV and saw an ad suggesting I go to http://www.understood.org/en . Take a look, typical get you kid on drugs website.

    Here they say they are not affiliated with any pharmaceutical company but look how at the page on medications https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/treatments-approaches/medications/what-are-the-side-effects-of-adhd-medication they downplay the side effects.

    “Affiliated”, what does that really mean ? Do they take ‘donations’ from pharma ?

    The doctor who wrote the medication page ,

    Payment Disclosure
    Roy J. Boorady

    $11,100
    Paid by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson » https://projects.propublica.org/d4d-archive/payments/10669311

    #98481

    Julie Greene, MFA
    Participant

    Wow……….Okay, I’m sharing this one……

    #98482

    The_cat
    Participant

    Wow……….Okay, I’m sharing this one……

    Then I had better finish or at least add this,

    Who is behind understood.org ?

    “Partners With The Child Mind Institute”

    Koplewicz is perhaps best known for his public advocacy of increased usage of psychotropic medications for children diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…

    He has received a number of industry awards, including the 1997 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill…In 2001 Koplewicz co-authored [Paxil] study 329 ….After leaving NYU in 2009 Koplewicz started the Child Mind Institute. Two CSC board members left with Koplewicz to serve as co-chairs of his new board of directors…

    Thats all copy paste from here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_S._Koplewicz

    Same old tangled web of weavers in the child drugging industry.

    #98763

    The_cat
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    Thousands of school children are suffering from being improperly drugged and/or being placed in LD classes. The labeling of children at an early age becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy — the children learn to see themselves as defective and/or disabled in some way, and act out the part. Children don’t need to be forced to sit still in boring classes and they don’t need to experience misery as a preparation for adult life. More and more child development experts agree today, simply, that they need to go outside and play. Childhood is not a disease, and youthful energy does not need a “treatment.”

    If parents only knew the truth about “understood.org” !

    Life long brain based… Pharma favorite marketing lie.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQg-r8etan8

    #99282

    Julie Greene, MFA
    Participant

    Understood and shared.

    #103772

    The_cat
    Participant

    The student to mental patient pipeline

    #103932

    The_cat
    Participant

    Lets see it if ever gets approved. I guess they are playing that game now where they create the illusion of no opposition by only posting pro child drugging comments.

    #103940

    The_cat
    Participant

    It might be a case where only the first comment needs approval, I think that’s how the NAMI forum does it now after I let them have it.

    This website “understood” same old crap all these lies to convince parents to drug their kids.

    #103964

    epthe
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    There’s going to be a large part of the next generation of kids who will grow up on psych meds. Can you imagine the backlash when they start developing akathisia, tardive dyskinesia, diabetes, and other metabolic diseases? A lot of these are kids who really have nothing wrong with them.

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