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Friday, 27, November, 2020

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.

Anorexic Girl ‘Would Rather Die Than Eat’, Inquest Hears

From BBC News. A 15-year-old girl who wanted to be a doctor took her own life after being given Prozac to help with her anorexia.

Muckamore Abbey Seclusion Room was ‘Dark Dungeon’

From BBC News. The mother of a severely disabled man who is a patient at Muckamore Abbey Hospital described a seclusion room her son was placed in as "a dark dungeon".

Manchester University Antipsychotic Discontinuation Survey

Manchester University is currently recruiting people to take part in a research study looking at what support people with experience of psychosis want when stopping antipsychotic medication. 

Researching, Practising, and Debating Mental Health Care

The field of mental health has generated contested ideas and beliefs as well as polarisation, bitterness, and intransigence. That is why the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society have come together to affirm a common set of ideals and principles for how we, as professionals, discuss these topics.