After years of growing concern, the California state auditor has produced a damning report describing how the state’s 79,000 foster children are being drugged with psychotropic medications at abnormally high rates.
Professional education events are heavily sponsored by drug companies promoting their products as the solution. This widely used coercive and misinformation technique where drug benefits are exaggerated and side effects minimized was exposed in a recent BMJ Open study.
Medical researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health say the evidence is strong that a pregnant mother who takes certain types of antidepressant drugs will have a dramatically increased risk of her child having autism.
With chronic illness on the rise, people are desperately trying to stem the onslaught, all the while drinking and bathing in the most damaging problem of all. Think you have clean water? You might want to reconsider
Is mental illness simply a matter of a "chemical imbalance" or "bad gene"? Do we need to fix children’s disordered brains or do we need to let kids be kids?
Alarmingly, about 85% of people with depression also experience some anxiety; about 90% of people with anxiety suffer some depression
According to a 2017 study, a staggering 12.7 percent of all US citizens over the age of 12 were taking antidepressants
Low libido is a common complaint among women. It affects about 10% of women in the U.S., and up to 16% in Europe and Australia. Researchers are suggesting an ancient herb may provide relief.
Bipolar Disorder is one of the biggest mental health concerns in the United States, but instead of addressing the true, spiritual nature of the disease, the normal course of treatment involves harmful pharmaceuticals.
While the GreenMedInfo.com database contains evidence for the potential therapeutic use of curcumin in over 700 conditions, these ten are some of the most compelling applications
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Disappointingly, suicide rates among people who take antidepressants are not statistically any different than suicide rates for people who take a placebo
Psych drugs aren't just ineffective. They're deadly.
With the rise in antidepressant use in recent years, we have witnessed the creation of many new clinical diagnoses in the field of psychiatry. Are they real or manufactured?
There are many causes of low libido, but they do not require a pill or drug therapy to be reversed
What if in the treatment of depression, food prescriptions replaced antidepressant drugs?
Could this ancient spice be superior to drugs for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
Too many of us blindly put faith into different authorities, but when it comes to personal health and diet, your self knowledge and gut intuition should be your guide.
“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
What do we know about mass shooters' psychiatric treatment?
Sometimes doing something proactively appears defensible and logical when, at its root, lies a hubris that we may soon come to regret.
With every mass shooting, there's a renewed call for stricter gun control laws. The only problem is: guns aren't the problem. Guns have always been a part of America's culture. As long as the conversation centers around gun-control we'll continue to neglect something even more important and just as deadly: the growing mental health crisis that has been decades in the making. Where it begins and why may surprise you
A study just published in JAMA Jan 5, reported that SSRI antidepressants are no better than placebo for most cases of depression.
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?