Is it time to slash psychoactive drug prescribing?

September 2015
Pulse;Sep2015, p40
The article discusses the aspects of psychoactive drug prescribing by Dr. Des Spence and Dr. Michael Banna. Des Spence argues for a 50% cut in prescribing because psychoactive medications are doing real and lasting harm. Michael Banna says that psychoactive drugs make up a massive range of medications which is used successfully for a wide variety of conditions, and one of the biggest obstacles is the treatment of mental health problems is stigma.


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