“The drugs save lives, and we often have no choice but to use them — even if we have questions about their long-term use. But the questions are big ones, and we owe it to our patients to try to answer them.”
Dr. Richard Friedman, a frequent mental health columnist for the New York Times, has written a piece that questions the use of antidepressants and how dependent patients have become on them. I’ve read Friedman’s previous columns and appreciate his realistic take on the psychiatric and psychological field. His most recent piece is worth reading.
2 thoughts on “NYTimes”
Thanks for the link
Yeah, Indeed it is very important to emphasise to the patients the need to know both the pros and cons about the drugs that they are taking everyday. And encourage them to try healing themselves naturally.