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Psychiatric Therapy

Will The FDA Whitewash Electroconvulsive Therapy?

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Peter Breggin

For decades the FDA has allowed electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to be used without requiring any proof of safety or efficacy. The machines and the tre...

What Is a Psychiatrist, Anyway?

Kaitlin Bell Barnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kaitlin Bell Barnett

If psychiatry is to help patients make knowledgeable choices about their treatment, it will need to rebrand in a way that makes sense not just to the mental health community, but to the public.