Violence and Psychiatric Drugs: Hope or Horror?
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This webinar will explore the relationship between psychiatric drugs and acts of violence at a time when what is trending, sadly, includes nearly weekly reports, discussions, and mourning about mass shootings. The presenters in this webinar will address a lingering and vital concern about this dangerous liaison between psychiatric drugs and violence that has researchers and clinicians from opposing camps disseminating information to the pub...Read morelic in two opposing directions: Take these medications to manage moods so as to prevent violence and don’t take these medications or you could become violent. Less...
- Discuss expanded research on the relationship between violence and psychiatric drugs that challenges a medical modeled view that is more familiar to the public mindset.
- Identify the clinical implications of how medication is viewed and utilized and gain an expanded knowledge of options of addressing these matters with individuals, families and in public dialogue.
- identify further questions and research needed on the topic as raised by current and regular acts of mass shootings and other expressions of violence in relation to psychiatric drug use.
Friday, April 28, 2023
02:00 PM CDT - 04:00 PM CDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speakers
Gail Tasch, MD
Jeanne Stolzer, PhD
has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has presented her research at the national and international levels. She has won various prestigious research and teaching awards and has been a passionate child advocate for over 35 years. Dr. Stolzer’s research interests include the connection between unprovoked mass murder and psychiatric drugs, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the meteoric rise of psychiatric diagnoses, the biocultural implications of attachment parenting, the multivariational effects of labeling children, and challenging the existing medical model which seeks to pathologize normal-range human behaviors.