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Psychiatrists put themselves on the couch

Psychotherapy is foundering and a new review in the journal Clinical Psychology Reviewexplores the reasons why. Figures provided in the article indicate that the use of mental health professionals by consumers is declining rapidly. Between 1998 and 2007 the proportion of patients receiving outpatient psychotherapy alone fell from 16 percent to 10 percent, while the […]

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Popular antidepressants and cataracts linked, say researchers

A Canadian study has linked the diagnosis of cataracts with the class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), as well as between cataracts and specific drugs within that class. The researchers, from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and McGill University, based their study on more than 200,000 […]

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