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Tuesday, 23, July, 2024

Part 1: Neurodiversity—what exactly does it mean?

Mad in America and Mad in the UK are jointly publishing a four-part series on neurodiversity over the next four weeks. The series was...

Science news: Placebo effect for all psychiatric diagnoses “of considerable magnitude”

In a new study, researchers found huge improvements in psychiatric symptoms on placebo alone, particularly for depression and anxiety. They included the 10 least...

Professionals to speak up about harm caused by mental health practices at UCC conference

This year's Critical Voices Network Ireland will tackle the subject of ‘iatrogenic harm’ - potentially harmful practices caused inadvertently by treatment and care 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...

Children with psychological impacts due to parental problem substance use need dedicated supports

New research carried out in the UK in relation to children who grow up with parental alcohol and other drug use has found that...