Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? – Scientific American

“Disease Mongering?” Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? - Scientific American “Sales of medications for mental illness increased by a factor of six between 1987 and 2001. Psychiatrists and drug companies aggressively promoted drugs for mild anxiety and depression, which had not previously been considered illnesses. (This is the practice that ...calls “disease-mongering.”) “

Medical and Psychological Testing Unreliable (duh)

"Academic psychology and medical testing are both dogged by unreliability. The reason is clear: we got probability wrong" David Colquhoun. University of London and fellow of the Royal Society. Article in