According to a 2017 study, a staggering 12.7 percent of all US citizens over the age of 12 were taking antidepressants
Disappointingly, suicide rates among people who take antidepressants are not statistically any different than suicide rates for people who take a placebo
Antidepressants are big business. But for the same money, and without the side effects, a little mindfulness can do the same job.
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?
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.
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.
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?
A study just published in JAMA Jan 5, reported that SSRI antidepressants are no better than placebo for most cases of depression.
Sometimes doing something proactively appears defensible and logical when, at its root, lies a hubris that we may soon come to regret.
What do we know about mass shooters' psychiatric treatment?
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.
What could possibly go wrong with swallowing tracking microchips with already highly toxic pharmaceuticals?
Psych drugs aren't just ineffective. They're deadly.
There is a deep sickness beginning to take hold of the American psyche that threatens to undermine the already shaken stability of the lives of everyone in this country.
“It’s the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently,” - Dr. Tom Friedman
Millions believe depression is caused by 'serotonin deficiency,' but where is the science in support of this theory?
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?
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
There are many causes of low libido, but they do not require a pill or drug therapy to be reversed.
Could this ancient spice be superior to drugs for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?
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.
How Gender Bias Medicine Is Hurting Women and Keeping Us Sick
Alarmingly, about 85% of people with depression also experience some anxiety; about 90% of people with anxiety suffer some depression
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.