psychiatry

The role of mind in neuroscience

After failing to find anatomical or functional correlates of a variety of psychiatric conditions, Dr. Sarah Durston (neuroscientist and Professor of Developmental Disorders of the Brain at the Department of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands) has…
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Can brain anatomy and function account for psychiatric conditions?

Prof. dr. Sarah Durston is a Dutch psychiatrist specialized in developmental disorders. In this in-depth interview, she discusses the limits of materialism in accounting for psychiatric conditions based solely on measurable brain anatomy and function.

Antidepressants Work Better Than Sugar Pills Only 15 Percent of the Time

This article by Adam Piore has been published in Newsweek magazine. It begins: “Five years ago Mark Horowitz seemed an unlikely skeptic of psycho-pharmaceuticals. He had been taking the popular antidepressant Lexapro virtually every day for 15 years. He was so…
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Are We Homogenizing The Global View Of A Normal Mind?

This article from 2013 comes from P. Murali Doraiswamy (Professor of Psychiatry, Translational Neuroscience Division, Duke University Health System) and has been published by the Edge. It begins: “Should we worry about the consequences of exporting America’s view of an unhealthy…
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Personal Perspective on the Systematic Review of Serotonin Imbalance Hypothesis for depression and Mechanism of Action for Antidepressants

This interview with Dr. Mark Horowitz is conducted by Fauzia Khan and has been published in The Physician. The abstract says: “Fauzia Khan meets Dr Mark Horowitz, Trainee Psychiatrist and Clinical Research Fellow in the NHS. Mark talks about his journey…
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Major Depression: The “Chemical Imbalance” Pillar Is Crumbling—Is the Genetics Pillar Next?

This article by Dr. Jay Joseph has been published by Mad in America. It begins: “The Pillars of Biopsychiatry In a widely discussed July, 2022  analysis , psychiatrists Joanna Moncrieff, Mark Horowitz and colleagues reviewed numerous studies and found ‘no consistent evidence…
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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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