Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: BBC

The Sedated Society: the Real Story of our Prescribing Epidemic

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BBC 5 live ran a recent piece that aimed to explore why antidepressant prescriptions have doubled in the last ten years. Unfortunately, it failed to address the drivers of this epidemic – industry-backed diagnostic inflation and the lax regulation of medicines.

“BBC Radio Covers Prescription Drug Addiction”

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The BBC has today broadcast a program on BBC 5 Live which reports on the BMA’s call for a 24-hour national prescription drug helpline. CEP co-founder...

“Mental Illness Mostly Caused by Life Events Not Genetics, Argue Psychologists”

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According to psychologists, “mental illness is largely caused by social crises such as unemployment or childhood abuse.” If this is so, why are we...