BIBLIOGRAPHY

NOTE: The items in BOLD are of special relevance to this presentation.
  • Abramson, J. (2005). Overdosed America, Harper.
  • Angell, M. (2004). The Truth About the Drug Companies, Random, American Psychiatric Association (2000) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed., text revision) Washington, DC: APA.
  • BBC News (2008/02/26), New generation antidepressants have little clinical benefit for most patients, research suggests. news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr . (In this posting it is reported that Alan Johnson, the Health Secretary, has announced that 3,600 therapists are to be trained, which the minister sees as a better alternative to drugs. Funding is to be discontinued for SSRIs in Britain.)
  • Bloom, M., Fischer, J., Orme, J., (2003) Evaluating PracticeGuidelines for the Accountable Professional. 4th ed. Allyn & Bacon (this is the text I used in designing my single case series study (Ferrie 2006))
  • Brewin C.R. (2001), A cognitive neuroscience account of post traumatic stress disorder and its treatment. Behav Res Ther. 39(4):373-93.
  • Brewin, C.R. (2005), Systematic review of screening instruments for adults at risk of PTSD. J.Traumatic Stress 18(1): 53-62.
  • Caraco, Y., (2004), Genes and the response to drugs. N Engl J Med 351(27):2867-69 (he discusses why there is variation in the response to the same dose of a pharmaceutical drug).
  • CPS 2008 (Compendium of Pharmaceutical Specialties, Canadian Pharmacists Association) (this drug reference book is found in every doctor’s office and pharmacy in Canada and is annually updated).
  • Davidson,J. et al (2006) Treatment of PTSD with venflaxine extended release: a 6 month randomized controlled trial. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 63(10):1158-65 (As in all similar articles an effect is not a cure; there likely is a conflict of interest.)
  • DeAngelis, C.D., Fortanarosa, P.B. (2008) Impugning the integrity of medical science: The adverse effects of industry influence, JAMA, 299(15):1833-1835 (When interviewed about this article she said “We have given away our profession and we have got to get it back.”).
  • Ellison. S, (2005). Health Myths Exposed, Author House.
  • EMDR (2008) www.emdr.com (the website of the EMDR Institute with access to various articles about EMDR).
  • Ferrie, R.K., (2006) Transforming imagery in the treatment of complex PTSD. EMDR International Association Conference Philadelphia.
  • Ferrie, R.K., (2004) Problems with SSRIs in the treatment of traumatic syndromes. EMDR International Association Conference , Montreal. (A teen age boy who almost murdered his mother and sister on an SSRI, and became a patient of mine, got me interested in this topic.)
  • Ferris, L.E. (2002). Industry-sponsored pharmaceutical trials and research ethics boards: Are they cloaked in too much secrecy?, CMAJ, 166.10.
  • Forbes D et al, (2003) Imagery rehearsal therapy in the treatment of post traumatic nightmares in Australian veterans with chronic combat related PTSD. J. Traumatic Stress. 5:509-13.
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  • Goozner, M., (2004). The $ 800 Million Pill, University of California Press. (The former financial editor of the Chicago Tribune details in this book how drugs are developed for financial purposes and how the known deadly side effects are deliberately suppressed.)
  • Healy, D., (2004) Paxil and Prozac Can Make People Homicidal. Guardian Sept 24, (He reports seeing trials using normal volunteers who became unaccountably aggressive, also presented to the US Congressional Committee on Safety and Efficacy concerns in antidepressants use in children September 23, 2004.)
  • Healy, D., (2003). Let Them Eat Prozac, Lorimer. (This is Dr. Healy’s account of how the regulatory agencies of the world, especially the FDA were duped into approving the SSRI’s because the adverse events of specifically suicide and violence were concealed by the manufacturer; he also describes the process of exposing these facts. Dr. H. reported on these findings in January 2004 in Ottawa at a conference held by the Canadian Health Coalition.)
  • Hildebrandt, A. (2008) Canada’s military suicide rate doubled in a year, documents show, CBC News April 19, 2008 The rate jumped from 20.7 to 41.4/ 100,000. A rate triple that in the general population.
  • Hoffer, A. (2005) Adventures in Psychiatry: The Scientific Memoirs of Dr. Abram Hofer, Kos 20