Sunday, May 28, 2017

NEWSROOM

In Patients Diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Depression Linked to More Accurate Assessments

Participants diagnosed with schizophrenia with higher levels of self-reported depression have more accurate assessments of abilities.

Psychiatry Defends Its Antipsychotics: A Case Study of Institutional Corruption

Jeffrey LIeberman and colleagues have published a paper in the American Journal of Psychiatry stating that there is no evidence that psychiatric drugs cause long-term harm, and that the evidence shows that these drugs provide a great benefit to patients. A close examination of their review reveals that it is a classic example of institutional corruption, which was meant to protect guild interests.