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What does the social model of disability have to do with emotional and mental...

Language and Framing: talking about what we mean when we talk about “disability” The language we use is influenced by what we know (or think...

Trinity study aims to develop research questions about reducing and stopping psychiatric drugs

A study to help identify the top priorities for future research about reducing and stopping psychiatric medications is seeking people to take part in...

Conflicts of interest: psychiatry under the influence of big pharma?

The President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland (CPI), Dr Lorcan Martin, received more than €20,000 in consultancy fees from the pharmaceutical industry...

Irish psychiatry says chemical imbalance is ‘a figure of speech,’ so – what now?

The chemical imbalance theory of depression - what was once considered the gold standard reason for why people take antidepressants, was, apparently, ‘a figure...

The long-awaited National Clinical Programme for Dual Diagnosis

The long-awaited National Clinical Programme for Dual Diagnosis was published last week. This piece will take a look at it from the point of...