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Are you a Mental Health service provider? Psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, mental health nurse, occupational therapist? We...

 Are you a Mental Health service provider?  psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, mental health nurse, occupational therapist  We would like to invite you to an experiment  The University of Manchester,...

Stop using antidepressants except for “the most severe depression,” experts say

In a new article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), 30+ prominent figures in critical psychiatry call on the UK government to acknowledge the evidence that...

Cancer risk higher for those on clozapine

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found that the commonly used antipsychotic clozapine increases the risk of certain cancers, including leukaemia and lymphoma....

No benefit for adding antidepressants to CBT in severe depression

In people hospitalized for severe depression, cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) was significantly effective, researchers write—and adding antidepressants (AD) didn’t improve outcomes. The researchers note that...

In Memoriam: Paula Joan Caplan

Paula Caplan, known for her fierce criticism of psychiatry and its diagnostic manual, died Wednesday at age 74.