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Thursday, 14, November, 2019

What’s Wrong With the NICE Depression Guideline?

35 organisations have expressed concern over the draft 2018 NICE guidelines for depression. In a joint stakeholder position statement, six methodological issues were raised.

Generation Rx – Kevin P. Miller

Meticulously researched, director Kevin P. Miller follows families through their children’s experiences with prescribed psychiatric medications, and the subsequent devastation caused.

Antidepressant Withdrawal – The Tide is Finally Turning

In a recent paper in the journal Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, authors summarise the progress made in recent months when making the case that withdrawal from antidepressant drugs is often longer-lasting and more severe than guidelines or conventional wisdom suggests.

I Hope Others can be Spared the hell I Went Through with Depression Pills

Like millions of Britons who’ve taken prescribed antidepressants, when I tried to stop taking the pills I suffered serious psychiatric symptoms. In fact, I felt so suicidal that I had to be admitted to hospital.

A NICE Game of Minecraft: Philosophical Flaws Underpinning UK Depression Guideline Nosology

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has delineated certain subclassifications of persistent depression in its new guideline, which grossly distorts the phenomenology of depression.