Category: Psychiatric drugs

Drug Safety and Efficacy Data: War – pharmascoldish vs. pharmish.

a state of competition or hostility between different people or groups. a sustained campaign against an undesirable situation or activity. Origin: late Old English werre, from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French guerre, from a Germanic base shared by worse. — A prolonged warfare. http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB123914780537299005 — “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.”…

Long term use of psychiatric drugs: more harm than good? Re: The delusion of debate and unretractability

Read the original response via The BMJ: http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2435/rr-18  1. Two extraordinary claims: (i) “psychiatric drugs are the third leading cause of death;”; and (ii) “we would have a healthier and more long-lived population if we only used 2% of the drugs we currently use.” (1) 2. Ordinary evidence―at best― I. Head to Head article: 898…

When a fan of Peter Gøtzsche criticizes Peter Gøtzsche – By Marc Casañas

A critical analysis of Peter Gøtzsche viewpoints concerning drug companies and psychiatric drugs Editorial Note (JR): This post was already published on October 1st, 2014 in their original language (Spanish) under the title of: “Cuando un fan de Peter Gøtzsche crítica a Peter Gøtzsche“. During that time, Marc also motivated me to write down and…

Peter Gøtzsche: Psychotropic Drugs | Medicamentos Psicotropicos

Originally posted on Chaos Theory and Pharmacology:
“My studies in this area lead me to a very uncomfortable conclusion: Our citizens would be far better off if we removed all the psychotropic drugs from the market, as doctors are unable to handle them. It is inescapable that their availability creates more harm than good.” — Peter…

RCT’s, sois vosotros y vuestras circunstancias

Nota editorial (JR):    Comparto una nueva entrada escrita por Marc Casañas, estudiante de Nutrición Humana y Dietética en España, colaborador y fuerte apoyo de la Plataforma NoGracias, discute además con frecuencia contenidos de otros blogs sobre nutrición (ej. muscleblog), psicología/psiquiatría (postPsiquiatría, Evolución y Neurociencias, blog de Coyne, etc) y muchos otros temas más.    Marc…

Clinical trials and observational studies of antidepressants in children: ‘what a waste’

Related post: The Lost Children (2015) – @AntiDepAware (Jan 4th, 2016) Related article: Ioannidis John P A. Clinical trials: what a waste BMJ2014; 349:g7089 — Query (January 4th, 2016): Search Terms: antidepressant Recruitment: Closed Studies (studies with results) Outcome: Suicide Age Group: Child https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=antidepressant&recr=Closed&rslt=With&outc=suicide&age=0&pg=1 — Serious psychiatric adverse events reported by each one of these 10 studies (interventional:…

The Lost Children (2015) – @AntiDepAware

— [ . . . ] “Are there really people of influence in our Health Service and our Coronial System who consider that protecting the identity of psychiatric drugs should take precedence over protecting our children?” [ . . . ] Read more: http://antidepaware.co.uk/the-lost-children-2015/ Re: Dear Brian, All I can say is: 1. The contents…