Book Review: The Emperor’s New drugs

[ The Emperor’s New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth, by Irving Kirsch, PhD, Basic Books, 2010.] I wouldn’t write this review if I did not highly recommend this book.  What is different about it?  Professor Irving Kirsch, PhD, explains that he did not begin...

Will We See the End of Antidepressants?

In August 2011 a leading psychiatrist and author, Dr Colin A Ross1, presented in Sydney and included information detailing the results of clinical trials into antidepressants versus placebos. The general understanding is that antidepressants get better results than...