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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

India Uses Peer Support for Mental Health

Dr Vikram Patel is on Time magazine’s annual list of 100 most influential people in the world.  He has been revolutionizing the way mental health issues are approached and treated, not just in India but across the world   Dr Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist aged 51, is arguably

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Posted in alternatives to psych meds, Integrative, mental health, Peers, Psychiatry

4 Reasons for Integrative Psychiatry

I just  became acquainted with Steven Goldsmith, a psychiatrist from Oregon. He is kindly allowing me to share the blogpost he recently wrote. It very clearly articulates why he turned away from the limitations of conventional psychiatry and turned towards

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Posted in Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, drugs, Integrative, medication, mental health, Psychiatry
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