Tuesday, June 19, 2018

NEWSROOM

Despite the Evidence, Overprescription of Stimulants Continues

A new study finds that stimulant prescribing rates to children continue to rise despite the well-established evidence documenting overdiagnosis of ADHD and overprescription of stimulants.

Do Antidepressants Work? A People’s Review of the Evidence

After a meta-analysis of RCTs of antidepressants was published in Lancet, psychiatry stated that it proved that "antidepressants" work. However, effectiveness studies of real-world patients reveal the opposite: the medications increase the likelihood that patients will become chronically depressed, and disabled by the disorder.

What’s Behind the Need to Numb and Seek a Final Escape?

"It is not clear what exactly drives the demand for the psychoactive substances and what has driven the increase in suicides. But I think...

The Lifespan of a Lie

Eugenics Never Went Away