Due to lackluster antidepressant study results, researchers test if subgroups of depressed patients show greater improvement.
Qualitative study finds that both internal resources and systemic factors play a role in antipsychotic discontinuation outcomes.
Protracted Withdrawal Syndrome characterized by long-term adverse experiences after coming off of antidepressants.
An analysis of FDA adverse event reports related to esketamine shows the potential for negative effects such as suicidal and self-injurious ideation.
New research finds that antidepressants are not effective for bipolar disorder and can worsen symptoms of mania.
A new study looks at how online communities provide information and support for patients experiencing psychiatric drug withdrawal.
Patient advocates join with researchers and service users to present first-hand experiences of antidepressant withdrawal.
Researchers investigate the claim that the introduction of antidepressant drugs led to decreases in suicide rates internationally.
According to researchers, children are being increasingly prescribed multiple different psychiatric medications.
A new study offers promising results for psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for depression.
Noted antidepressant researcher, Michael Hengartner, summarizes the latest research on the use of antidepressants in children and adolescents.
A new study finds that anticholinergic drugs, like antidepressants and antipsychotics, are associated with mild cognitive decline.
Researchers review a new synthesis of the existing evidence and conclude that the harms of antidepressants outweigh any benefits.
A new study finds that adding an antipsychotic to existing antidepressant treatment is associated with a 45% increased risk of early death.
MIA's Madison Natarajan interviews Natalie Campo about integrative psychiatry and holistic approaches to drug tapering and withdrawal.
A new study finds adverse long-term consequences associated with the increased use of antipsychotics in first-episode psychosis.
Royal College of Psychiatrists’ former president demands support for patients coming off antidepressants.
Taking an SSRI antidepressant was associated with a 26% increased risk of violent crime conviction.
Studies that compare the effectiveness of different antidepressant drugs are unreliable, according to new research in BMC Psychiatry.
MIA’s Justin Karter interviews humanistic-existential psychologist Kirk Schneider about how psychology can play a role in confronting the political, social, and climate crises facing humankind.
MIA's Ana Florence interviews recovery advocate Ro Speight about her journey from receiving Peer Support to working as a facilitator in Peer Partnered Open Dialogue.
A new study by Peter Groot and Jim van Os investigated whether tapering strips can help people stop using antidepressants.
An article in JAMA Psychiatry advises very slow tapering for best results when discontinuing antipsychotic drugs.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews the well-known sociologist of medicine, Nikolas Rose, about the role psychiatry plays in shaping how we manage ourselves and our world.
A new study has found a strong association between antipsychotic drugs and higher rates of severe cases of COVID-19.