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CEPUK Conference More Harm Than Good: Confronting the Psychiatric Medication Epidemic 18 Sept 2015

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That looks like a group of all stars all on our team... I hope a lot of patients go.. but I know a lot are too sick to make it.  I hope they tape it and put it on utube so I can watch :)

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Laura1981

I'm going! 

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Hi!

 

Just want to inform about this conference by UK organisation Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry in London

More Harm Than Good: Confronting the Psychiatric Medication Epidemic

It is open for students, psychiatric trainees, patients / service users and their families (I already have a ticket!)

 

Speakers and panellists include:

Robert Whitaker: Our psychiatric drug epidemic, a historical overview

Peter C Gøtzsche: Why few patients benefit from the drugs and many are harmed

Peter Breggin: How to practice psychiatry without drugs

Peter Breggin: Chronic brain impairment and psychiatric drug withdrawal

Robert Whitaker: ADHD, changing the child instead of the environment

Prof John Abraham: The misadventures of pharmaceutical regulation

Panel discussion: “Prescriptions for change”  Chair: Peter Kinderman  Discussants: Prof John Abraham, Prof Peter Breggin, Prof Peter Gøtzsche, Dr Joanna Moncrieff, Prof Lord Patel of Bradford, Robert Whitaker

 

More informations:

http://cepuk.org/moreharmthangood/

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Laura1981

Great Line! Nice to see more people going. We have to meet when we're there. 

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laura, yes we do! i am so looking forward to it.

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Muddles

CEP is pleased to announce that its upcoming conference More Harm than Good: Confronting the Psychiatric Medication Epidemic will be 'live streamed' via YouTube on 18 September. This means that anyone with an Internet connection can watch the conference for free in real time. In addition, each of the talks will be filmed and posted onto the CEP website for later viewing.

 

There are two streams to view. The first starts at 9am BST (GMT+1) and will record the morning session. The address is:

 

The second starts at 2pm BST (GMT+1) and will record the afternoon session. The address is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaSF1vjCwrk

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