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Wednesday, 20, January, 2021

Politics and Psychiatry: the Cost of the Trauma Cover-Up

In Noel Hunter’s recently published Trauma and Madness in Mental Health Services, she asks, “Are we continuing to funnel money into a fundamentally broken system?”

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.

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.

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.

Electroconvulsive Therapy Being Used on Teens in NHS Trusts

Thousands of patients with mental health issues, including teenagers, are being given electroconvulsive therapy despite links to brain damage.