Aaron: There are two reasons for this. Firstly, some patients were misdiagnosed in the community - meaning they never had
”Everyone should understand that there are tradeoffs in screening. It’s not a simple it-can-only-help-you kind of story."
Here are three things to watch for as you discuss your brain health with your doctor: 1. Doctor rushes to diagnosis without
Better screening tools are detecting more cancers. Women's lives have been saved. These same tools are identifying more cancers that won't result in any harm.
The signers of a new open letter are concerned about excessive psychiatric treatment, excessive dosing, careless polypharmacy, and unnecessary hospitalizations. And so am I. But I am equally concerned about inadequate funding of mental health care and lack of access to treatment for people who need it.
The latest in APA's fluffy public relations has come from the president of the American Psychiatric Association. He has made two astounding claims -- that criticism of DSM-5 is somehow equivalent to criticism of psychiatry and that it signifies stigma against mental illness.
The American Psychiatric Association has proven itself incompetent to produce a safe and scientifically sound diagnostic system. Psychiatric diagnosis has become too important in people's lives to be left in the hands of one small and insulated professional organization.