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A psychologist peers into psychiatry's past, present and future
John Read Ph.D.
The narrative that the withdrawal effects of antidepressants are rare, mild, and transient has finally been exposed as dangerous propaganda.
Is the wave of antidepressant prescribing justified by research evidence?
Following a review of the ECT research, the UK mental health community is joining forces to challenge the use of shock therapy, starting with calling for an independent Enquiry.
My first contact with ECT was in 1973 on a Bronx psychiatric ward, where I worked as a naïve nursing aide. I ended up throwing up in the car park.
John Read, Ph.D., is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of East London.