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Family Doc to Mom: SSRIs Will Restore Your Serotonin Balance. by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An interesting story in the St. Petersburg Times by a mom who chose to take antidepressants. The most interesting part of the story from our point of view? “My doc ... Read on »
National Public Radio on Prozac: Education or Spin Control? by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Jonathan Leo, Ph.D. INTRODUCTION On March 26, 2008, the NPR sponsored radio show The Infinite Mind presented “Prozac Nation: Revisited.” The program focused on th ... Read on »
Consumer Advertising of Stimulants by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In 2005, we wrote to the FDA and Shire Pharmaceuticals regarding an advertising campaign for Adderall which seemed to include misleading information. We were concerned tha ... Read on »
Frederick Goodwin, NPR, and the Infinite Mind by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There has been recent media coverage of Dr. Frederick Goodwin, and the fact that he was being paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the pharmaceutical industry while serv ... Read on »
Frederick Goodwin, NPR, and the Infinite Mind by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There has been recent media coverage of Dr. Frederick Goodwin, and the fact that he was being paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the pharmaceutical industry while serv ... Read on »
Lack of Activity by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We apologize for the lack of activity on the website over the last month or so. We will be posting a bunch of material- and announcing a new regular-posting schedule- as soo ... Read on »
Thoughtful Article by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An extremely thoughtful article was just published in PLoS Medicine, which examines the problems with scientific publishing from an economic perspective. It will be a bit te ... Read on »
Thoughtful Article by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An extremely thoughtful article was just published in PLoS Medicine, which examines the problems with scientific publishing from an economic perspective. It will be a bit te ... Read on »
Biological Basis of Mental Disorders in NY Times by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health While reporting on the recent bailout legislation by Congress, the New York Times reported some hypotheses regarding mental disorders as well-established facts. For instance ... Read on »
Biological Basis of Mental Disorders in NY Times by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health While reporting on the recent bailout legislation by Congress, the New York Times reported some hypotheses regarding mental disorders as well-established facts. For instance ... Read on »
Was the Prozac Revolution All in Our Heads? by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health …is the title of an article by Paul Scott on the biopsychiatric controversy regarding antidepressants, published in the October issue of Men’s Health magazine and currently ... Read on »
Was the Prozac Revolution All in Our Heads? by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health …is the title of an article by Paul Scott on the biopsychiatric controversy regarding antidepressants, published in the October issue of Men’s Health magazine and currently ... Read on »
Dr. Barry Duncan Takes on Newsweek’s Mental Health Reporting by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health DR. BARRY DUNCAN CONFRONTS NEWSWEEK ON MENTAL HEALTH REPORTING In July 2008, a study authored by Robert Gibbons and John Mann was published in the American Journal of Psy ... Read on »
Dr. Barry Duncan Takes on Newsweek’s Mental Health Reporting by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health DR. BARRY DUNCAN CONFRONTS NEWSWEEK ON MENTAL HEALTH REPORTING In July 2008, a study authored by Robert Gibbons and John Mann was published in the American Journal o ... Read on »
The Problem with Publishing? by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Many laypeople (and perhaps maybe most physicians and helping professionals) may think of scientific journals as objective sources of information. Surely both academic and p ... Read on »
The Problem with Publishing? by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Many laypeople (and perhaps maybe most physicians and helping professionals) may think of scientific journals as objective sources of information. Surely both academic and p ... Read on »
SSRIs in the Montreal Gazette by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Aaron Derfel has authored a very interesting article in the Montreal Gazette about antidepressants. It reports the experiences of some clients who were helped by antidepress ... Read on »
SSRIs in the Montreal Gazette by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Aaron Derfel has authored a very interesting article in the Montreal Gazette about antidepressants. It reports the experiences of some clients who were helped by antidepres ... Read on »
Wellbutrin Advertisement (Circa 2003) by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I just found this old Wellbutrin Advertisement which I had printed off the web in the early 2000s. Obviously, it has been pulled off the web by now. Something to consider- t ... Read on »
Wellbutrin Advertisement (Circa 2003) by Jeff L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I just found this old Wellbutrin Advertisement which I had printed off the web in the early 2000s. Obviously, it has been pulled off the web by now. Something to consider- ... Read on »