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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 1, 1991 Petrolia's new neighbors – L. Ron Hubbard's followers, the Church of Spiritual Technology — North Coast Journal More: link
North Coast Journal
Petrolia — A few miles outside of this coastal community, a massive 400-foot subterranean vault constructed of steel and concrete lies beneath a peaceful knoll overlooking the Pacific. The breadth and dimension of the vault stagger the imagination: 100 feet longer than a football field and 20 feet in diameter, the two-story sarcophagus is almost complete. It is designed to withstand the ravages of nature as well as man-made destruction. Humboldt County is now home to one of the most impregnable ...
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 6, 1991 The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power — TIME Magazine
By all appearances, Noah Lottick of Kingston, Pa., had been a normal, happy 24-year-old who was looking for his place in the world. On the day last June when his parents drove to New York City to claim his body, they were nearly catatonic with grief. The young Russian-studies scholar had jumped from a 10th-floor window of the Milford Plaza Hotel and bounced off the hood of a stretch limousine. When the police arrived, his fingers were still clutching $171 in ...
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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