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Ms. Linda Andre

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Director

Phone: (212) ***-****  
Local Address:  New York , New York , United States
Committee for Truth
 
Background

Employment History

  • Director of the Consumer Rights Advocacy Group
    Committee for Truth
  • President
    Committee for Truth
  • Writer, Activist and the Director of the Committee for Truth
    Psychiatry
  • Head
    CTIP
  • Director of the anti-ECT Group Committee
    Truth
  • Director of the anti-ECT Advocacy Group Committee
    Truth

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Head of the Committee for Truth
    Psychiatry
  • Director
    CTIP
  • qualified

Education

  • New York University
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Lovastatin internet, Linda Andre, director of the ECT survivor group Committee for Truth in Psychiatry has documentation to show that he is in fact a paid consultant to Mecta, discount lovastatin, Cheap lovastatin from canada, despite his continued protests that he isn't. * Second, lovastatin us, Buy discount lovastatin online, Linda has documents gathered under the Freedom of Information Act that include Sackeim's progress notes to NIMH, the funder for this study, order lovastatin no prescription required. Drug lovastatin online purchase, According to her there are several discrepancies between the numbers in the published study and in his notes to NIMH.
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White Plains - Linda Andre, writer, activist and the director of the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry will discuss the history and controversy regarding electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) at Westchester Independent Living Center at 200 Hamilton Avenue in White Plains this December 15 th from 3 - 5 PM. Andre, a survivor of ECT who has been interviewed by numerous publications and media such as 20/20, the New York Times and the Washington Post, will talk about her new book, Doctors of Deception: What They Don't Want You to Know About Shock Treatment, the first ever account of the psychiatric and shock survivor's movements.
In April 2009 - 20 years after it first ruled Electroshock machines high-risk and named brain damage and memory loss as byproducts of the treatment - the FDA belatedly announced it would call on the manufacturers of the device to provide evidence of safety and efficacy. To date, the FDA has disregarded its own law, while millions of patients over the past generation have had running electricity administered through their brains without the scientific evidence to disprove adverse effects on memory and cognition. "We also know that shock is frequently forced on people who say no to it," says Andre.
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Linda Andre, Director of the Consumer Rights Advocacy Group, the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry, find cheap motilium online, states that all ECT involves involuntary treatment. Buy motilium without prescription, Her organization, whose 500 members have experienced ECT, asserts that all patients receiving ECT are under some form of coercion. They maintain that ECT causes permanent head injury (brain damage). Recently, Andre stated, "Forced shock is the most profound violation of the human spirit imaginable.
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Below is a press release by Linda Andre, president of Committee for Truth in Psychiatry (CTIP) about the first ever lawsuit in which a jury found a psychiatrist who referred a patient for intensive electroshock procedures (practitioners prefer to call it, electroconvulsive treatment ECT) that left her permanently impaired.
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Linda Andre's New Book, "Doctors of Deception: What They Don't Want You to Know About Shock Treatment," Just Out From Rutgers University Press!
If you buy and read only one book on ECT, this should be the one. Andre is not only a survivor of ECT, but has spent the past 25 years listening to, and documenting the experiences of, other survivors. With her exhaustive knowledge of what passes for scientific research on the subject, and an insider's knowledge of the politics behind that "science" as well as the pronouncements of supposedly trustworthy authorities like the FDA, no one is more qualified to demolish the claims of the shock industry. Andre does so with thoroughness, style, and even wit. Everything she says is documented, but never before has all this information been gathered in one volume. Read the rest of this entry >
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"Those patients who reported permanent adverse effects on cognition have now had their experiences validated," said Linda Andre, head of the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry, a national organization of ECT recipients.
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This raises serious questions as to how long he has actually known of the existence and prevalence of permanent amnesia and why it wasn't revealed until now," Andre said.
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"The study is a stunning self-repudiation of a 25-year career," Andre said.
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"Those patients who reported permanent adverse effects on cognition have now had their experiences validated," said Linda Andre, head of the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry, a national organization of ECT recipients.
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This raises serious questions as to how long he has actually known of the existence and prevalence of permanent amnesia and why it wasn't revealed until now," Andre said.
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"The study is a stunning self-repudiation of a 25-year career," Andre said.
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However, former patients have publicly testified that ECT can result in a very significant (>30 point) permanent decrement in IQ score (Food and Drug Administration, 1982; Andre, 2001; Cott, 2005: p. 5) and have documented the claims by extensive neuropsychological evaluation.
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Andre, L. (2001) Testimony at the Public Hearing of the New York State (U.S.) Assembly Standing Committee on Mental Health on Electroconvulsive Therapy. Albany, NY: American Orthopsychiatric Association.
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This was a poster session presented at the annual NIMH Conference by Linda Andre and Juli Lawrence.
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