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Friday, 19, April, 2024

Grief is Never a Disorder   

What the ….? They’re at it again, I hear myself silently saying.

How to Resolve the Mental Health Crisis – An Open Letter to Politicians

Politicians, you have an opportunity to transform our society’s approach to the enduring mental health crisis, to go down in history as one of the rare legislatures in the Western world who resoundingly rejected the psychiatric pseudo-science and associated human-rights violations. I urge you to grasp this opportunity so that future social commentators will show you respect rather than ridicule.

Perimenopause, menopause and mental health

Many women experience a level of emotional turmoil during perimenopause and menopause. Some find themselves facing intense mental health challenges for the first time. The...

Turning children’s behaviour into a medical problem does more harm than good

In a new article for a leading Brazilian sociology journal, Fernando Freitas and Luciana  Jaramillo Caruso de Azevedo argue that psychiatry and psychology are medicalising...

What is the risk of permanent sexual dysfunction from antidepressants?

Sexual dysfunction is a common and debilitating adverse effect of SSRI drugs, with up to 73% of antidepressant users experiencing it. Researchers have linked sexual dysfunction to the drugs’ numbing...