Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: service users

Many Service Users Interested in Decreasing Antipsychotic Use with Professional Help

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New research examines service user attitudes on discontinuing and reducing antipsychotic drugs.

Antidepressant Withdrawal Misdiagnosed as Functional Disorder

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Adverse physiological symptoms of antidepressant withdrawal are regularly mistaken to be other problems to the detriment of the patient.

How Dissenting Voices are Silenced in Medicine

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Researcher criticizes the many ways opposing viewpoints and dissenting voices are squashed in the field of medicine.

Mental Health Professionals and Patients Often Disagree on Causes of Symptoms

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A new study finds that clinicians’ disregard for mental health patients’ insight into their own condition may be detrimental to treatment.

Researchers Call for Transparency About Limits of Psychiatric Knowledge

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A new paper explores how the disputed nature of psychiatric knowledge influences public perceptions and debates within the field of mental health.

Former Service User Studies the Inpatient Experience

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Researcher and former service-user Diana Rose utilizes a participatory research process to examine experiences on inpatient wards.

Psychologists Push For New Approaches to Psychosis: Part 2

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The authors of the report expand upon the traumatic and sociopolitical factors underlying presentations of psychosis and “schizophrenia.”