Posts for the “Evidence base for treatments (NICE)” category

Comments on ‘Gene map for depression’ sparks hopes of new generation of treatments 

by Julia Evans on April 30, 2018

Hello, I have over the years put this sort of research up for question – see below for those historic posts I can find easily. The texts on this ‘new’ (…)

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Mental health industry collaborates with damaging state welfare reforms (video) : 11th April 2018 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on April 11, 2018

Introduction by Julia Evans I first met Denis in 1979 – we think – though neither of us have a clear recollection of this momentous occasion, at a day on (…)

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Report on the Third Conversation of ZADIG : “Psychiatry in Democratic Times” (Tel Aviv, Israel)

by Julia Evans on February 7, 2018

This report of a meeting initiated by Marco Mauas in Israel, does bring out some of differences between traditional Psychiatry and the Talking Therapies. I have protested that Joanna Moncrieff is (…)

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Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s October 2017 consultation

by Julia Evans on January 18, 2018

Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s consultation was sent on 18th January 2017 at 11:49:14 GMT. Confirmation of receipt received 18 January 2018 at 15:14:12 GMT. Julia Evans’ (…)

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Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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How are Freud & Lacan evidence-based?

by Julia Evans on September 15, 2014

This material is taken from notes I made before the Saturday 6th September meeting. They have been expanded to include comments from the group, for which my thanks. My project, (…)

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…diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely: Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label

by Julia Evans on December 6, 2012

The Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label (ISL) : ‘However, our preliminary findings show that the diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely. The (…)

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Jumbled thoughts following the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s rally

by Julia Evans on December 3, 2012

These are subjective impressions – they are my way of making sense of the conversations during yesterday’s Alliance’s (Strap line: Supporting diversity, responsibility, autonomy and innovation in the psychological therapies) rally: (…)

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Comments on the commissioning of IAPT+

by Arthur Musgrave on December 1, 2012

This is my concerned account of the local (Bristol and South Gloucestershire) introduction of IAPT+ (Increased Access to Psychology Therapies – Plus) at the beginning of November. Although an improvement (…)

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The unholy alliance between the Government (NHS Commissioning Boards) & its preferred suppliers of Wellbeing or Mental Health

by Julia Evans on November 26, 2012

One of the Government Risk-Free suppliers, touts for more business to maximise his profits This is how outcome measurements totally inappropriately drive a business, sucking Government funding away from practitioners (…)

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