Peter R. Breggin, MD, is a psychiatrist in private practice in Ithaca, New York. He is the author of many scientific articles and more than twenty books, most recently
Medication Madness: A Psychiatrist Exposes the Dangers of Mood‑Altering Medications (2008). Many of his cutting-edge discoveries on the dangers of psychiatric drugs have been affirmed by recent scientific research and by FDA regulatory actions. He has taught at numerous universities and acts as an expert witness in legal cases involving harm done by psychiatric medication and electroshock.
Ginger Ross Breggin has coauthored two books with her husband: the bestseller
Talking Back to Prozac and
The War Against Children of Color. She is also coeditor of
Dimensions of Empathic Therapy. For more than a decade, she was director of the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology, and she continues to contribute to her husband’s reform work. She cofounded the scientific journal
Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry and was its first managing editor. She is also an award‑winning photographer.