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Mental health drugs 'like lobotomies'

Title: Mental health drugs 'like lobotomies'
Date: Monday, 9 July 2007
Publisher: Channel 9 (aka ninemsn) (Australia)
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The controversial Church of Scientology likens modern mental health drugs to torture and lobotomies. The church's opposition to psychiatric drugs became central to a brutal murder case in Sydney on Monday when it was alleged in court that a 25-year-old woman charged with stabbing her father and sister to death and seriously injuring her mother was denied mental health treatment because of her parents' belief in scientology. Bankstown Local Court was told the woman had been diagnosed with a psychotic illness ... [Read the rest at]