Is the current epidemic of depression and hyperactivity the result of disease-mongering by the psychiatric profession and big pharma?
Does psychiatry have any credibility left at all?
The question is asked by Novelist, Journalist Will Self, who ends his post saying:
” Sooner or later we will all have to wake up, smell the snake oil, and realise that while medical science may bring incalculable benefit to us, medical pseudo-science remains just as capable of advance. After all, one of the drugs that Irving Kirsch’s meta‑analysis of antidepressant trials revealed as being just as efficacious as the SSRIs was … heroin “.