Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: psychopharmaceutical

Physicians Underestimate Harms and Overestimate Benefits of Treatment

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A new study analyzed over 13,000 doctors and found that physicians had a poor understanding of risks and benefits in every field, including psychopharmaceutical prescription, to CT scans, and cancer screening.

“Doing” Antipsychiatry on all Cylinders: Possibilities, Enigmas, Challenges

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On several occasions I have written about the complexities of antipsychiatry politics, exploring more specifically, how to “do our politics” in a way that moves society squarely in the direction of the abolitionist goal. In this article, I am once again theorizing the “how” of activism—for understanding this territory is critical to maximizing effectiveness. However, this time round, I am approaching it from an angle at once more general and more practical. That is, I am investigating the tools or approaches at our disposal as activists.