Lisa Cosgrove

“Do antidepressants work?” A humanistic perspective

This article by Prof. Lisa Cosgrove was first published in The Humanistic Psychologist. The abstract says: “Since the approval of fluoxetine in 1987, there have been contentious debates about whether antidepressants ‘work.’ A recent meta-analysis on the efficacy and tolerability…
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Drug Firms, the Codification of Diagnostic Categories, and Bias in Clinical Guidelines

This article from 2013 has been written by Lisa Cosgrove and Emily E. Wheeler, both of University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA. The abstract says: “The profession of medicine is predicated upon an ethical mandate: first do no harm. However, critics…
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Psychiatry Under the Influence: Institutional Corruption, Social Injury, and Prescriptions for Reform

Psychiatry Under the Influence has been written by Robert Whitaker and Lisa Cosgrove. The publishers say that this book “investigates how the influence of pharmaceutical money and guild interests has corrupted the behavior of the American Psychiatric Association and academic psychiatry during the past…
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