Diagnosis in Practice

Psychiatry Gone Astray

There still seems to be quite a bit of public controversy surrounding claims and counter-claims for the efficacy of anti-depressive and other psychotropic medications.  In a recent blog, Dr. David Healy — a psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, scientist and author of over 150 peer-reviewed articles — shows that this controversy is largely artificial, by exploding ten...
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Diagnosis & Therapy

Top Ten Questions

TOP TEN QUESTIONS FOR CHILD MENTAL HEALTH WORKERS TO CONSIDER FOR THEIR CLIENT GROUP REGARDING PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS How can I best challenge the practice of prescribing psychotropic drugs to children with whom I co-work and about which I have ethical concerns? Do the Safeguarding Guidelines of my workplace or professional body apply equally to...
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Diagnosis & Therapy

Interview with Dr. Lauren Deville

After reading her article on the Tuscon Citizen‘s website, I sat down with Dr. Lauren Deville to find out if benzodiazepines and antidepressants are making us sicker. Link to original article:  Dr. Lauren Deville is a board-certified Naturopathic physician in Tuscon, Arizona. To find out more about her practice visit: 
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Diagnosis & Therapy

Interview with Dr. Sharna Olfman

Chloe Detrick interviews Dr. Sharna Olfman about her research on the subject of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and gets her take on the diagnostic changes associated with the disorder in the DSM-5. Dr. Olfman is a Professor of Psychology at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a licensed psychologist in private practice....
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Diagnosis & Therapy

Interview with Dr. Sanford Newmark

Chloe Detrick interviews Dr. Sanford Newmark, MD, about his research on the subject of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and his thoughts on the diagnostic changes in the DSM-5. Dr. Newmark is a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. He is also the founder and head of the Center...
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