Author: James Coyne PhD

Amazingly spun mindfulness trial in British Journal of Psychiatry: How to publish a null trial

Category: antidepressants, depression, mental health care, Mindfulness, primary care, psychotherapy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BMC Medicine gets caught up in Triple P Parenting promoters’ war on critics and null findings

Category: Cochrane Collaboration, Conflict of interest, evidence-supported, meta analysis, Parenting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How Understanding Psychosis could have been more credible and trustworthy

Category: antipsychotics, evidence-supported, professional organizations, psychosis, psychotherapy, schizophrenia | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia” and mental health service users

Category: evidence-supported, mental health care, professional organizations, psychosis, psychotherapy, schizophrenia | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Biomarker Porn: From Bad Science to Press Release to Praise by NIMH Director

Category: biomarkers, HPA Axis, hype, maternal depression, mental health care, stress | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NIMH Biomarker Porn: Depression, Daughters, and Telomeres Part 1

Category: biomarkers, HPA Axis, hype, maternal depression, Mind-body, stress | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Will following positive psychology advice make you happier and healthier?

Category: depression, happiness, positive psychology, self-help | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pay $1000 to criticize a bad ‘blood test for depression’ article?

Category: blood test, Conflict of interest, depression, Ethics, mental health care, Open Access, Peer review | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Failing grade for highly cited meta-analysis of positive psychology interventions

Category: Conflict of interest, depression, meta analysis, positive psychology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Re-examining Ellen Langer’s classic study of giving plants to nursing home residents

Category: cancer, PLOS One commentary | Leave a comment