Robert Whitaker: Yet Another Disappointment: First CATIE, and Now the 12-Month Results from TEOSS in Children

The NIMH's CATIE trial of antipsychotics for adult schizophrenia is regularly understood to have shown that atypical antipsychotics are "no better" than the old standard antipsychotics. The CATIE study was one of several government-funded trials, here in the United States and in the United Kingdom, to come to that finding. But another conclusion to draw... Continue Reading →

Moving Away from the Psychiatric Paradigm: The Importance of Supports and the Emergence of the Wellness Models

This is written by Grainne Humphrys a wonderful friend who does this work in Ireland. This is other work she's contributed on this blog. Good supports are crucial for people in distress. People with good supports usually fare better than those with little or no supports. What does this say? It indicates that as human-beings... Continue Reading →

Tuesday news and blogs

Another day of reading: Orgasm Inc: Female Sexual Dysfunction Is… // Pharmalot -- From the video: There is a lot of money to be made telling healthy people they're sick." PharmaTimes | Prescription drug use among US children "soaring" More than one in four insured children and nearly 30% of 10-19-year-olds were taking at least one... Continue Reading →

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