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The Problem of Inflated Efficacy in Psychiatry Journals

This article by Dr. Christopher Lane has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “KEY POINTS New research finds widely prescribed drugs are much less effective than their published record suggests. One study saw financial conflicts of interest driving whether unfavorable…
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Beyond the Chemical Imbalance Theory of Depression: An Interview with Prof. Joanna Moncrieff

This interview , conducted by Justin Garson, has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “KEY POINTS In 2022, a large review led by Joanna Moncrieff showed the ‘serotonin theory of depression’ to be groundless. Her review puts into question our…
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What Can Carl Rogers Teach Therapists About Trauma?

“Carl Rogers showed how people grow following adversity.” This article by Dr. Stephen Joseph has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “KEY POINTS Posttraumatic growth refers to positive psychological changes following trauma. Carl Rogers described the process of breakdown and…
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W.H.O. and U.N. Join Calls to Transcend the Medical Model

“On June 10 the W.H.O. [World Health Organisation] called for a fundamental change in mental health services.” This article from Dr. John Read has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “KEY POINTS The United Nations Special Rapporteur called for a…
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It’s Time for Psychology to Lead, Not Follow: Psychotherapy is not a medical treatment

“Aping pharmaceutical research methods does not elevate psychology. We should stop misleading the public to believe that emotional suffering is like medical disease, or that different kinds of psychotherapy are like different medications. These assumptions are false at every level….
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Services for People Withdrawing From Antidepressants

“New study documents what antidepressant users need to help them come off safely.” Key Points: One in four people will experience severe withdrawal symptoms when trying to reduce or come off antidepressants. There are no specialized services to support people…
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The Evolution of ADHD: The advantages of wandering attention

This article by Justin Garson has been published in Psychology Today. It begins: “ Attention -deficit/hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) is often described by psychiatrists as a neurodevelopmental disorder, one marked by inattention, disorganization, and impulsiveness. In contrast, some psychologists, psychiatrists, and anthropologists see…
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