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Thursday, 02, February, 2023

Five articles that show the media is waking up to distress as political, not...

Parts of the media are a mouthpiece for biomedical psychiatry’s idea that distress should be diagnosed as a disorder, then medicated, managed and eliminated....

Stephen Porges: ‘Survivors are Blamed Because They Don’t Fight’

Stephen Porges is professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and “Distinguished University Scientist” at Indiana University, where he has created the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium.

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.

The Defeat Depression Campaign

From Hole Ousia. I was started on an SSRI antidepressant in the period not long after the “Defeat Depression Campaign,” in my case for “Social Anxiety...

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.