The STAR*D Scandal: A New Paper Sums It All Up – New article by Robert Whitaker

By Robert Whitaker (printed with his permission, he retains copyright) The story of how the STAR*D results were misreported has been coming together for some time now, step by step, and a paper recently published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, along with a review of that paper published by Medscape Medical News on August 24, leads... Continue Reading →

Bipolar Medication Myths — Joanna Moncrieff MD

New show at Madness Radio. Bipolar Medication Myths -- Joanna Moncrieff Is bipolar disorder a disease? Can medications like lithium correct chemical imbalances and stabilize mood? Do psychiatric drugs act completely differently on the brain than recreational drugs? UK psychiatrist Dr. Joanna Moncrieff, author of The Myth Of The Chemical Cure: A Critique of Psychiatric... Continue Reading →

Kids mental health in the news: Friday news and blogs

The kind of "treatment" I like to see. Education and work on family dynamics...we can all benefit from learning how to interact better with our fellow human beings...starting at home with our kids makes the most sense, doesn't it? Don't imagine it's just poor families that would benefit from parents learning how to better interact... Continue Reading →

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