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Ketamine depression clinics alarm psychiatrists

Ketamine depression clinics alarm psychiatrists

Radio adverts describe treatment as a ‘path-breaking’ option, but professor says it is inappropriate to use the drug outside of a clinical trial

Call to drop suicide warnings on SSRIs in under 18s

Call to drop suicide warnings on SSRIs in under 18s

It’s time to rethink warnings against prescribing SSRIs for children and teens with depression say UK researchers, after their study found no rise in suicidal thoughts and behaviour among young…

Dementia screening offers only overdiagnosis

Dementia screening offers only overdiagnosis

A political push for dementia screening will help no one except the pharma companies selling dud disease-modifying drugs, Australian and UK experts have warned.

Depression criteria biased towards women

Depression criteria biased towards women

Men may have depression just as often as women, but are under diagnosed because doctors put too much stock in the “traditional” symptoms of depression, US researchers say.

ECT deemed safe for pregnant women

ECT deemed safe for pregnant women

Electroconvulsive therapy can be used safely during pregnancy, according to the latest version of the psychotropic Therapeutics Guidelines.

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