Psychiatric drug overuse killing people: Gøtzsche’s crusade

Outspokenly critical of population breast cancer screening programs and the pharmaceutical industry, the prolific scientific writer and head of the Nordic Cochrane Centre has recently turned his attention to the reform of mental health medicine.

“We kill an enormous amount of old people with psychotropic drugs, for example, which they tolerate very poorly,” he said in an interview with MO ahead of an Australian lecture tour.

“So they fall and break their hip and 20% of