“When Pills Are the Problem”

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In the context of the Silicon Valley suicides, one mother offers her story about her daughter. “It’s my premise that not only the culture of Silicon Valley, but also, almost more importantly, the nature of the remedies that are being proposed in the name of mental health counseling, are to blame in these deaths.”

Global Survey: Do Antidepressants Work?

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The Guardian and its partners in Europe - Le Monde, El Pais, La Stampa, Gazeta Wyborcza and Suddeutsche Zeitung - are conducting a global...

Increased Expectancy Explains Improved Response in Antidepressant Trials

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One in Seven Scots Take Antidepressants

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Following a fourfold-increase in antidepressant use in Scotland over the last two decades, one in seven Scots are taking the drugs.  Prescriptions for antipsychotics...

Sexual Side Effects of Medications in Young People

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The effects of antidepressants and mood stabilizers on young people's psychosexual development receive little attention or research, says Kaitlin Bell Barnett (author of "Dosed:...

Lawyers Review Claims for SSRI Birth Defects

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As the number of SSRI birth defect lawsuits climbs to the point that hundreds are being consolidated in a massive class action in the...

American Woman

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On Thursday, May 31, 2001, a woman whose name is known only to GlaxoSmithKline emailed the company:   "My name is... I was diagnosed with panic...

“Zoloft Defense” Trial Enters “Sanity Phase”

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The trial of Anthony Orban enters the "sanity phase," during which jurors will decide whether Orban was in control of his actions at the...

“What’s it Really Like to Take Antidepressants?”

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Britain's HealthTalkOnline.org offers videotaped interviews with 36 people in their homes, talking about their decision to take antidepressants and the impact of that decision...

The Legal and Moral Issues of Drugging Children

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Jim Gottstein’s presentation March 29, 2012 at the APA’s Humanistic Division. Mr. Gottstein talks about the the legal and moral issues of the massive number...

5,012 Englishwomen Poisoned Last Year by Benzos, 8,501 by SSRIs

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Addiction Today reports "Attention on illicit drugs has deflected focus from the gigantic scale of harms by legal, prescribed drugs. We give you the...

Crowdfunding Science

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Scientific American explores a crowdfunded approach to researching methamphetamine addiction, suggesting the approach is adaptable to pursuing other questions that are challenged to find...