“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….
“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…
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…