From Lown Institute: Journals are supposed to be the gatekeepers separating high-quality evidence from poor science, but when it comes to outcome reporting, they are shirking that responsibility.
From Medium: The biggest problem in most people’s lives is trauma, and trauma is what creates a damaged ability to connect with others.
From RxISK: The doctor whose suicide was recounted by Dr. Wible was clearly a victim of his psychiatric treatment far more than his professional or personal angst.
From the Institute for Attachment and Child Development and the Colorado Professional Development Center: Two articles discuss the root cause of much of mental ill health and societal dysfunction that typically goes unseen or covered up by mainstream explanations.
From The Atlantic: Education has been eclipsed by marketing..."It comes down almost to marketing one’s soul, which gets to undermining the meaning of one’s entire life."
From The New York Times: A pair of prominent psychiatric researchers calls the establishment’s position badly mistaken and the standard advice on withdrawal woefully inadequate.
From NBC News: Some who have lost loved ones — frustrated by the budget cuts and driven by the state’s urgent needs — are mobilizing to do whatever they can to stop the deaths.
From USA TODAY: "It is totally unacceptable for 10,000 people to lose their lives waiting for insurance they paid into," said U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-Conn.
From California Healthline: CA is poised to become a vanguard for the nation in embracing the research that traces adverse childhood experiences to later onset of physical and mental illness.
From FOX News Nashville: Prazosin is a blood pressure medication commonly prescribed to treat PTSD nightmares, although it's not approved by the FDA for that purpose.
From RxISK: Spravato may do little for depressed people, but as a guarantor of future profits, it may be just the "game changer" drug companies have been yearning for.
From Pamela Wible MD: Physician suicide is a global public health crisis. In the U.S., more than one million Americans lose their doctors each year to suicide.
From University of South-Eastern Norway: "This so-called treatment is so cruel and inhuman that I need[ed] to make use of it for something, someday... all this suffering must not be in vain."
From The New York Times: More than 60 percent of college students experienced 'overwhelming anxiety' in the past year; over 40 percent felt so depressed they had difficulty functioning.
From Psychedelic Support: When a person's brain is in the middle of a blizzard, they don’t need their metaphorical snow globe shaken.
From MEL: Many are pushed to internet forums and medical journals to figure out, for themselves, how a successful withdrawal from antidepressants is supposed to work.
From Medscape: The criminal allegations are related to the 2010 death in Belgium of a 38-year-old woman with Asperger syndrome, a mild form of autism.
From the Hernando Sun: Convincing an impressionable 1st grader that she isn’t a bad person while her wrists are clamped together by cold, locked bracelets of metal is difficult. She will always remember this day.
From the Daily Mail: U.K. Health watchdog NICE has announced a review of treatments for depression, which may include an update on guidelines for use of ECT.
From The Boston Globe: The women say they relocated from other states, at Ablow’s request, to be closer to his Newburyport office where he treated them with infusions of Ketamine.
From Lown Institute: Some researchers are concerned that the panel recommendation to approve esketamine represents a further lowering of the bar for clinical evidence.
From CNN: "They strip away your dignity, your clothes, everything, and the doctor comes in and treats you like dirt because you're taking up a bed."
From Medical Xpress: "Traditional teachings have to come back [for us] to know who we are and how to balance ourselves...the mind, the body and the soul [have to] reconnect."
From Sprouts Schools: Attachment theory argues that a strong emotional and physical bond to one primary caregiver in our first years of life is critical to our development.
From Military Times: Some are worried this is a gruesome form of protest by veterans to highlight how little help they were given in their time of need by the VA system.