From Mad in Canada: Initial reactions to the 20 July publication of the Moncrieff et al. study have included widespread media coverage in some places, and the metaphorical equivalent of crickets in others.
Here in Canada, even with some prodding, mainstream media coverage can’t even be described as tepid. CBC News published an article, but (so far) I have not heard of anything being released by any of the other major Canadian media outlets. Unfortunately this isn’t surprising. History shows us that where mental health is concerned, Canadian journalism tends to be cautious and safe, and more often than not aligns with (or at the very least, seems intent on not offending) those who work according to the dominant biomedical discourse.
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