Valproate Linked to Decreased Brain Volume in Children Diagnosed with Bipolar...
Researchers find that valproate decreases brain volume in a region associated with emotion processing across all participants.
Anticonvulsant Implicated in Birth Defects in up to 4,100 Children, French...
Between 2,150 and 4,100 children suffered from severe malformations connected to valproate prescription.
Off Psychiatric Drugs After Fourteen Years
I have hopes for the field of psychiatry. I hope the field will redeem itself, and redeem its practitioners, because they do have clinical skill and the opportunity to learn more and grow. Many of them, I believe, were just taught bad science, influenced and infiltrated by Big Pharma.
Daughter of a Psychiatrist
Here I was, 15 years old and already in a long-term treatment facility. I was, on paper: crazy! This entire time, all the adults in my life had been speaking for me. I never felt like I was any of the things they said, but I went along with it. What else could I have done? Every time I rebelled, it only confirmed to my mother what she thought of me.