Treatment Controversies

Treatment controversies abound in psychiatry. An earlier post about a conversation I had with a patient’s therapist in which it seemed that both therapist and patient agreed that being encouraged to come in for an early appointment was a kind of punishment, sparked an interesting dialog with one of this blog’s many dedicated readers. The reader wrote – As one who has experienced that …

Controversy is Good

Controversy is good. We’ve been talking with several people this past week about blog posts that have evoked strong reactions from one reader or another.One of the things that we’ve said a number of times over the course of these various communication threads is that we like people to offer dissenting opinions on this site.The easiest way to do this is by …

EmPowerPlus – Placebo or Nutritional Treatment for Bipolar?

  I have been surfing the web looking for other blogs on the topic of bipolar. It is an interesting and humbling experience. There are so many brave and thoughtful people writing about their struggles (or victories) living creatively with moods. If you haven’t done some surfing (of the web) I encourage you to do so. One of the sites …