Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica

Saving psychiatry from itself: will young psychiatrists choose authoritarian power or authoritative respect?

This editorial comment from John Read appears in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. It begins: “In their important paper, ‘Images of psychiatry and psychiatrists’, Stuart et al.  1  document the negative beliefs about psychiatrists and psychiatric treatments held by other medical disciplines in 15…
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Adding Antipsychotics Worsens Outcomes in Psychotic Depression

“Outcomes were worse for all, with young people on combination therapy twice as likely to experience rehospitalization or death by suicide than those on antidepressants alone.“ This report by Peter Simons has been published by Mad in America. It begins: “Antipsychotics…
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