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1 Boring Old Man Bores Even More Into Study 329’s Raw Data

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1 Boring Old Man bores ever more deeply into the newly available raw data from GlaxoSmithKline's study of Paxil in children, finding that "if...

The Americanization of Everyone

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The indispensable Gianna Kalli points us toward the work of Ethan Watters, author of "Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche." Beyond Meds...

Will Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) Reduce False Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Children?

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Neuroskeptic takes on a new paper that proposes a new DSM-5's diagnosis will reduce the epidemic of bipolar diagnosis in children, comparing it to fighting...

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

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Gianna Kali reviews the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, "one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life...

GSK Releases Raw Data from Study 329

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The inimitable 1 Boring Old Man stumbles on previously unreleased raw data from GlaxoSmithKline's controversial study of paroxetine in adolescent depression (study 329). The data...

Antipsychotic Nasal Spray

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Soulful Sepulcher┬átakes on Alexza's new inhalable version of Loxapine, Adasuve, finding that it may cause respiratory failure. Spray Antipsychotic Ôćĺ┬á

Raising the Ritalin Generation

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New York Times opinion piece on the overmedication of ADHD in children. Article Ôćĺ┬á

The Cinema Shooting and the Psychiatric Defense

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Behaviorism and Mental Health analyzes he circular reasoning that results in psychiatric diagnoses and the psychiatric defense. Behaviorism and Mental Health Ôćĺ┬á

Update on DSM-5 by 1 Boring Old Man

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1 Boring Old Man does a status analysis of the DSM-5, finding that the DSM-5 has moved beyond the restraint of earlier versions, which...

Disavow A Paxil Study Once And For All?

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Pharmalot writes of a Paxil study which has been discredited for a decade, but never retracted or nor its authors rebuked despite the wide-ranging...