An extraordinary, must-read article is now available open access: Jureidini, JN, Amsterdam, JD, McHenry, LB. The citalopram CIT-MD-18 pediatric depression trial: Deconstruction of medical ghostwriting, data mischaracterisation and academic malfeasance. International Journal of Risk &
Deep Brain Stimulation: Unproven treatment promoted with a conflict of interest in JAMA: Psychiatry [again]
“Even with our noisy ways and cattle prods in the brain, we have to take care of sick people, now,” – Helen Mayberg “All of us—researchers, journalists, patients and their loved ones–are desperate for genuine
A recent article in JAMA: Psychiatry: Sun Y, Farzan F, Mulsant BH, Rajji TK, Fitzgerald PB, Barr MS, Downar J, Wong W, Blumberger DM, Daskalakis ZJ. Indicators for remission of suicidal ideation following magnetic seizure
A recent JAMA: Psychiatry article makes some important points about the difficulties addressing suicide as a public health problem before sliding into the authors’ promotion of their personal agendas. Christensen H, Cuijpers P, Reynolds CF.
A well-designed recent study found that patients with depression in remission who switch from maintenance antidepressants to mindfulness meditation without continuing medication had an increase in relapses. The study is better designed and more transparently