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Framing depression as a functional signal rather than a disease promotes hope and reduces...

New research reveals that individuals seeking depression treatment may benefit from an explanation of depression as serving an important human function, as opposed to...

Researchers question the foundational assumptions of neuropsychology

Why does psychology struggle so much to achieve meaningful findings? In what has been termed the “replication crisis,” psychology’s much-hyped positive findings typically fail to replicate in later studies,...

Psychiatry, Fraud, and the Case for a Class-Action Lawsuit

Editor's Note: this post was written and published by our sister site Mad in America on 13th August 2022, and is republished here with...

Our Mad highlights of 2022

A round-up of 2022 highlights from Mad in the UK and the wider critical field: The campaign for an independent review of ECT goes from...

Challenging a Diagnosis

Psychiatric diagnoses have far-reaching consequences for every area of your life: welfare, employment, health and travel insurance, physical and mental health assessment/treatment, adoption rights, and social stigma, to name but a few. Yet they are just subjective opinions with no scientific basis and can change over time.