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Thursday, 02, February, 2023

When Tapering Antidepressants, is Going Slow Always the Best Strategy?

Do we take enough account of total drug exposure time when devising antidepressant tapering strategies?

Review of “Call me Crazy”: A play by Paula Caplan PhD

When I was invited to review “Call me Crazy”, written and directed by Paula J Caplan, a clinical and research psychologist, playwright, author, advocate, filmmaker and activist from the US, I was aware that this was the first play she had ever written and that it had won second place in a national playwriting competition.

Finding My Tribe: A Survivor’s Story

I remember the time when, six years ago, after almost two decades of treatment under mental health services, my life didn’t seem worth living and I believed that it was only a matter of time before I would finally succeed in taking my own life.

The WHO Calls for Radical Change in Global Mental Health

The World Health Organisation newly published guidance for community mental health urges an end to forced treatment and the adoption of person-centred and rights-based services.

Pathogenic societies and collective madness: A critical look at normalcy

Although the so-called mental disorders undoubtedly have a biological correlate, their nature goes beyond the body involving social, cultural, and psychological dimensions. More often than not our suffering is the result of how we organize our affairs on a collective level