Professor John Read: Antidepressants & Withdrawal Research


From Medicating Normal: Nicole Lamberson of Medicating Normal talks with University of East London Professor of Clinical Psychology and Chair of the International Institute for Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal John Read on topics ranging from the epidemic of antidepressant prescribing and the online forums that have sprung up in the absence of withdrawal guidance for patients, to the need for more lawsuits and what to focus on next in the world of deprescribing and psychiatric drug withdrawal. Plus, the importance of attachment and the first five years of life in preventing mental health problems, and teaching emotional literacy to kids in schools instead of the misleading Mental Health First Aid curriculum that’s currently taught.

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