Dr. Ann Blake-Tracy: The Insanity of Psychotropic Drug Use

V11N1c - Guest Ann Blake-Tracy, holds a PhD in Health Sciences, and serves as the executive director of the International Coalition for Drug Awareness. She has specialized since 1990 in adverse reactions to serotonergic medications as well as pain killers, and has testified before the FDA and congressional subcommittee members on antidepressants.

Since 1992 Ann has testified as an expert witness in Prozac and other SSRI related court cases around the world. Some of the more high profile cases she has worked on would be the murder/suicide of comedian Phil Hartman and his wife Brynn, the Columbine & Red Lake School shootings, Andrea Yates - the Texas mother who drowned her five children, the Atlanta Day Trader, Princess Di's death, the murder/suicide of the royal family of Nepal and Anna Nicole Smith's son Daniel's death.

Her first book on the issue was published in 1991. Her latest book on the Prozac family of antidepressants: Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? - Our Serotonin Nightmare (2001) is the product of many, many years of intensive research, and the cases of approximately 1,000 patients on a long-term basis.

Dr. Tracy has appeared on or consulted for television presentations for FOX News, Court TV, the History Channel, CNN, PBS programs, Dateline and 20/20, the Geraldo Show, the Leeza Gibbons Show, the Montel Williams Show, the Maury Povich Show and numerous local news programs.

Dr. Tracy has also appeared in several film documentaries including The Drugging of Our Children, Prescription Suicide and The Marketing of Madness.