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Dr Reg Peart, BSc, PhD
† October 4, 2009
President of the Benzodiazepine Awareness Network,
Founder & National Co-ordinator of VOT
(Victims of Tranquillisers) in the UK
Announcement: Dr Reg Peart passed away on October 4, 2009. He will be remembered with admiration and affection for his tireless efforts helping all of us whose lives have been blighted by benzodiazepines. RIP Reg.
Extracts from Articles in Medical Publications on the Physical, Psychological and Social Decline of Long Term Benzodiazepine Users, August 2005. (PDF file, 56kb)
Seeking Justice for the Victims of Tranquillisers, Health Spectrum, February 2, 2001.
The Benzodiazepines: Toxicity, Cognitive Impairment, Long-Term Damage & The Post Withdrawal Syndrome, Dr R F Peart BSc, PhD, December 2000.
Chemical Rape of Body, Mind & Soul: An Account of Benzodiazepine Dependence, Dr Reg Peart's Story.
Victims of Tranquillisers (VOT), Founder: Dr Reg Peart, Objectives & Activities.
Benzodiazepines, House of Commons, Hansard Debates, 7 December 1999.
The Benzodiazepines: House of Commons Health Committee Inquiry on Procedures related to Adverse Clinical Incidents & Outcomes in Medical Care, June 1999.
Memorandum by Dr Reg Peart, Select Committee on Health, June 1999.
Transcript of Verbal Submission, The Benzodiazepines, Dr R F Peart, June 30th 1999.
Comments on issues raised, at the Health Committee Inquiry on 24th June 1999, The Benzodiazepines, 30th June 1999.
Additional answers to questions on 24th June 1999.
"Tranquilliser Addiction – A Medically-Induced Epidemic", by Dr Reg Peart, June 15, 1998.
Submission to Phil Woolas MP with regard to a Health Select Committee inquiring into the Benzodiazepines by Dr Reg Peart, 25 March 1998.
Benzodiazepine Tranquillisers : Extract : ECHR Application, January 1998.
Doctors dished them out like sweets until, like opium, they got the masses hooked, The Independent, August 19, 1996.
Benzodiazepine Addiction – An Introduction, VOT Newsletter, 1995.
VOT Newsletter, August 1995 (PDF).