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Mental health screening targets moms-to-be
Questionnaire will be used to determine ‘depression’ in patients
A bill that would subject pregnant women to mental health screenings – and possibly medications that would follow any diagnosis of “depression” – has returned and already is more than halfway through Congress, a concerned family group is warning.
WND reported a year ago when the plan was proposed to allow the government to order tests on mothers for baby blues. The proposal later died.
However, officials with United Nonprofits and Individuals for Truth and Ethics say the bill is back, and it already has been approved by the U.S. House and assigned to a Continue reading
Dr. David W. Tanton
In a large number of expectant mothers, once they give birth, an often profound feeling of loss and depression sets in. This, as knowledgeable doctors, nurses and midwives know, is normal since the shared circulatory system that existed between the mother and the baby with all of its attendant hormones created a “high” that is missing once the baby is Continue reading
by Amy Philo
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If you’ve never been “Teen Screened” in high school, quizzed by a college counselor about your potential perfectionism, mood swings, or alcohol use- or told you might go crazy if you don’t start taking drug x, consider yourself among the Continue reading
FYI and ACTION
Despite the serious economic crisis in the US, Congress is poised to pass a series of laws that would HUGELY expand the pharmaceutical-dominated mental health industry.
In the Senate, majority leader Harry Reid (D – NV) has slipped a controversial Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, May 23 /PRNewswire/ — The Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch reported that on Mother’s Day, May 10, 1998, Sharon Alley stabbed her eight month old daughter, Brooke in the heart, killing her. Months before, Alley was prescribed Paxil, became psychotic, and threw then five-week-old Brooke to the floor, fracturing her skull.
Women of childbearing years represent the most lucrative market for the makers of psychiatric drugs. The knowledge that infants were being born with birth defects and suffering a withdrawal syndrome when these drugs were used during pregnancy was Continue reading