It is almost 50 years since President Robert Nixon declared the War on Drugs – against ‘public enemy number one’. Since then, the costs have soared to about $50 billion dollars a year for the USA alone and no good has come of it. About 500,000 US citizens are incarcerated … Continue reading
Many people, even some doctors and psychiatrists, say treatments for mental illness are ineffective and may even make things worse. Such mis-quoting and mis-reading (or maybe its no-reading) of the clinical trial literature must represent the biggest failing of mental health professionals to engage with the evidence and the public.