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Pharmaceuticals & The Sedated Society

‘The Sedated Society: The Causes and Harms of our Psychiatric Prescribing Epidemic‘ (Palgrave Macmillan 2017). Edited by Dr James Davies (co-founder of Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry in UK), the book contains chapter contributions from a team of global experts, including

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Posted in Depression, drugs, health, medication, mental health, Psychiatry, research, Uncategorized

The State of Mental Health in America

    Mental Health Facts, Stats, and Data: Key Findings (2016) 1 in 5 Adults have a mental health condition.That’s over 40 million Americans; more than the populations of New York and Florida combined. Youth mental health is worsening. Rates of youth depression increased

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Posted in Anxiety, Depression, mental health, research, suicide

What’s the Harm in Taking an Antidepressant?

Theatre Faces

By Kelly Brogan, MD, ABIHM We know that all drugs have side effects. That’s just part of the deal right? But is it really possible that an antidepressant can cause a sane person to act like a cold-blooded criminal? I imagined

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Posted in anti-depressants, Depression, drugs, health, medication, mental health, research, suicide

The Epidemic of Drug Overdoses in the USA: Ibogaine Can Help If We Allow It

“From 2000 to 2014 nearly half a million persons in the United States have died from drug overdoses. In 2014, there were approximately one and a half times more drug overdose deaths in the United States than deaths from motor

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Posted in addiction, health, ibogaine, mental health

Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Failing?

Researchers have found that CBT is roughly half as effective in treating depression as it used to be. Everybody loves cognitive behavioral therapy. It’s the no-nonsense, quick and relatively cheap approach to mental suffering – with none of that Freudian bollocks,

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Posted in Depression, health, mental health, Mindfulness, psychotherapy
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