Tag: women

Antipsychotics Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk

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Long-term exposure to prolactin-increasing antipsychotics increases the odds of developing breast cancer.

CDC Reports Increased Psychostimulant Prescriptions in Women of Reproductive Age

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Psychostimulant prescriptions have increased by 344% (from 2003 to 2015) for women of reproductive age (15-44 years old).

Stop Shock Now: Psychiatry’s War Against Women and the Elderly

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As a movement strategy, electroshock must be clearly framed and understood as a blatant human rights violation ‚ÄĒ a profound and devastating crime against people‚Äôs health and lives. Here are three possible action proposals in our continuing struggle to abolish electroshock.

‚ÄúControversial ‚ÄėFemale Viagra‚Äô Hits the Market, New Questions Arise‚ÄĚ

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Despite concerns about the drug’s necessity, effectiveness, and side-effects, Flibanserin (Addyi) has come to market as the first drug designed to increase sexual desire in women