Should we, can we, halt the rise in prescribing for pain and distress?
‘We are a sedated society’: the rise in antidepressants during lockdown
Too Many Pills
Teens are increasingly depressed, anxious, and suicidal. How can we help?
Explore England’s drug prescription data
The prescribing of psychiatric drugs touches on a range of key issues when it comes to discussing a new vision for mental health. Such prescriptions are running at massive and ever-increasing levels. To give just one small example, a July…
Therapists want guidance on prescription psychiatric drugs, survey confirms
Ella Rhodes, writing in The Psychologist , on a survey led by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence: “Early findings from a recent survey of practising therapists provides compelling evidence that guidance for therapists to support them dealing with clients…
Could your medications be making you depressed?
The BBC reports : “When you hear of a drug having side-effects you might think of a physical reaction like a rash or a headache. But according to a new US study, many commonly-prescribed drugs may increase the risk of depression. The…