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Monday, 19, April, 2021

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".

Drug Combination For Treatment Resistant Depression No More Effective Than Single

Drug Combination For Treatment-Resistant Depression No More Effective Than Single

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.

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.

Antidepressant Adviser to Government Quits After Conflict of Interest Row

From The BMJ. An adviser to the government on antidepressant use has quit in the wake of a row over conflicts of interest. David Baldwin resigned...