New York Times

This Teen Was Prescribed 10 Psychiatric Drugs. She’s Not Alone

“Increasingly, anxious and depressed teens are using multiple, powerful psychiatric drugs, many of them untested in adolescents or for use in tandem.” This article by Matt Richtel has been published in the New York Times. It begins: “One morning in the…
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He Spurred a Revolution in Psychiatry. Then He ‘Disappeared.’

The Mad in America website cites a New York Times‘ article , which begins: “On the second day of the annual convention of the American Psychiatric Association in 1972, something extraordinary happened. While the assembled psychiatrists, mostly white men in dark…
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It’s Not Always Depression

This article by Hilary Jacobs Hendel in the New York Times concerns both the diagnosis of depression and something called Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). The article begins: “How can it be that a seemingly depressed person, one who shows clinical…
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How Suicide Quietly Morphed Into a Public Health Crisis

From an article by Benedict Carey in The New York Times: “The deaths of the designer Kate Spade and the chef Anthony Bourdain, both of whom committed suicide this week, were not simply pop culture tragedies. They were the latest markers of an intractable public health crisis that has been unfolding in slow motion for a generation . Treatment…
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Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Many people taking antidepressants discover they cannot quit, write Benedict Carey and Robert Gebeloff, reporting for the New York Times : “Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a…
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