I don’t have ADHD, but three private clinics say I do
The definition of mental health has been widened so much that it’s now almost meaningless
This article by Martha Gill has been published in The Guardian. It begins: “The psychiatrist Simon Wessely once said his spirits sank every time there was a mental health awareness week . ‘We don’t need people to be more aware. We can’t deal with the…
What is formulation in psychiatry?
“When assessing the same patient, two experts may produce two similar summaries, but two different formulations. This is the fundamental difference: a summary is descriptive, whereas a formulation is analytical and evaluative… formulating a case with clarity and precision is…
ADHD is Not an Illness and Ritalin is Not a Cure: A Comprehensive Rebuttal of the (alleged) Scientific Consensus
Why have we stopped talking to strangers?
One Flew Over the Scientific Consensus’ Nest—The Story of Dr. Ophir and ADHD
Psychiatrogenesis (Whither Psychiatry or Reform)
Is Your Emotional Wellbeing Related to Your Gut Health? New Study Reveals Possible Link in Women
“Summary: Gut bacteria have been linked to positive emotions, such as happiness and hopefulness, and good emotion management skills. Researchers have discovered that people who suppress their emotions have a less diverse gut microbiome, while people who report happier emotions have lower levels of…
Prescribers often fail to support patients discontinuing antidepressants, study finds
This report by Ashley Bobak has been published by Mad in the UK. It begins: “A majority of patients seeking medical support when discontinuing antidepressants found their prescribing doctors to be unhelpful, according to the results of the second-largest international…