Psychiatry’s Denial of the Horrors of Tardive Dyskinesia

ANDWhile tardive dyskinesia and even akathisia, which it resembles, are serious and horrific harms of psychiatric drugs, they are often overlooked or deliberately ignored by psychiatrists. It took psychiatry 20 years to recognize tardive dyskinesia as an iatrogenic disease, even though it affects about 4-5% of patients receiving neuroleptics per year. Poul Leber of the … Read more