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Jun 11, 1991 Prozac's critics hurt mentally ill — USA Today More: link
USA Today Prozac, a commonly prescribed anti-depression drug made by Eli Lilly and Co., has been under attack from the Church of Scientology and lawyers who have developed the so-called "Prozac defense" — blaming the drug for their clients behavior. They and some former users charge that the drug causes bizarre mental side effects and can lead to suicide. ''Mitchell Daniels, Eli Lilly's vice president for corporate affairs, defended the drug and attacked the attackers Monday in a meeting with USA Today's editorial ... Jun 11, 1991 [Advertisement] What U.S. Drug Company Pleaded Guilty to 10 Charges of Concealing Evidence from the F.D.A. — USA Today
Jun 7, 1991 Members react to campaign discrediting Prozac, psychiatry — Psychiatric News More: link
Psychiatric News The following is the first of a two-part series to be concluded in the next issue. The impact of Scientology's ongoing war on psychiatry, now focused on the antidepressant drug Prozac, was a topic of discussion in the corridors and lecture halls of this year's annual meeting in New Orleans. Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA) director Frederick Goodwin, M.D., discussed the anti-Prozac campaign of the Scientologist's antipsychiatry affiliate, the Citizen's Commission on Human Rights (CCHR). "The disingenuously named ... Jun 7, 1991 [Advertisement] What U.S. Drug Company Produced a Drug Named After Adolf Hitler? — USA Today
Jun 6, 1991 In battle against Time, Scientologists put money on ads — Los Angeles Times (California) More: link
Los Angeles Times (California)
Last June, the Los Angeles Times published a damning series on the Church of Scientology. Scientologists responded by extracting a few good things the writers had to say about their organization and putting those quotes in foot-high letters on billboards all over town. On May 6 of this year, Time magazine published a cover story on Scientology. It had even fewer good things to say, and now the church has responded with an even more aggressive counterattack. Scientology's campaign of daily ...
Jun 6, 1991 [Advertisement] "Painkiller" — USA Today
Jun 5, 1991 [Advertisement] What U.S. Drug Company produced heroin and LSD? — USA Today
Jun 4, 1991 [Advertisement] Prozac / Eli Lilly's "Miracle" — USA Today
Jun 1, 1991 L. Ron Nader [exact date, publisher unknown] More: link
Doctors who treat people suffering from depression have learned something recently about the associations that the Ralph Nader combine is willing to accept in pursuit of its notions of the "public interest." For some time now, Eli Lilly & Co. has been embroiled in a tedious battle with the Scientology cult and the usual coven of plaintiffs' lawyers over its anti-depression drug Prozac. The Scientologists—founded by the late science-fiction writer, L. Ron Hubbard—and the lawyers have been galloping around the country ...
Jun 1, 1991 Prozac Frees Ex-Scientology Leader from Depression — Psychiatric Times More: link, lermanet.com
A personal aide to Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard for eight of her nearly 20 years with the group says that
(Prozac) and therapy have finally stopped the depression and suicidal ideation she had suffered since 1976. "I have to speak out."
Hana (Eltringham) Whitfield
The Psychiatric Times
. "The Scientologists choose the most prominent psychiatrists and the most successful drugs to attack. That's why they attacked
, and that's why they are now attacking Prozac." Although ...
May 31, 1991 [Advertisement] What magazine gets it wrong in 1991? — USA Today
May 1, 1991 Media shifts public image from "wonder drug" to "Prozac defense" — Psychiatric Times More: link
After a whirlwind love affair with the media, fluoxetine's (Prozac's) fall from grace has been just as spectacular. Just over a year ago it was featured on the cover of
Newsweek as a "wonder drug" that not only helped patients overcome major depression, but improved their social life, their careers, and their marriages. Patients testified on talk shows and in newspaper interviews that the drug made them feel even better than before they were sick. A small case report of six ... Apr 19, 1991 Medical flap // Anti-depression drug of Eli Lilly loses sales after attack by sect — Wall Street Journal More: link
Thomas M. Burton
Wall Street Journal
Scientologists Claim Prozac Induces Murder or Suicide, Though Evidence Is Scant Campaign Dismays Doctors INDIANAPOLIS—L. Ron Hubbard, the late founder of the Church of Scientology, long harbored a profound and obsessive hatred for psychiatrists, who, he declared, were "chosen as a vehicle to undermine and destroy the West!" Five years after Mr. Hubbard's death, Scientologists are still waging war on psychiatry. The quasi-religious/ business/ paramilitary organization's latest target is Prozac, the nation's top-selling medicine for severe depression. The group is calling ...
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