Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: bias in science

Has Psychiatry Gone Uniquely Astray?

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Science is supposed to be evidence-respecting and thereby open-minded; psychiatry is presently not. But is psychiatry really unique in this respect? Is it the only field of medicine where dogmatically held theories contrary to evidence have held sway for long periods?

Highly Cited JAMA Psych Paper Retracted for “Pervasive Errors”

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A study, comparing the effects of antidepressants combined with psychotherapy for severe depression to antidepressants alone, has been retracted and replaced by JAMA Psychiatry....

“SCIENTIFIC REGRESS”

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William A. Wilson presents shocking evidence that a lot of published research is false and that science’s self-correcting mechanisms are broken. “There is no...

“Why Our Peer Review System is a Toothless Watchdog”

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From STAT: “Imagine that someone offers to give you a guard dog. When the wretched creature arrives, you find out that she is calf-high,...