Publication bias and ‘spin’ inflate efficacy of antidepressants for anxiety disorders

A new analysis reported in JAMA Psychiatry raises serious questions about the increasingly common use of second-generation antidepressant drugs to treat anxiety disorders. It concludes that studies supporting the value of these medications for that purpose have been distorted by publication bias, outcome reporting bias and “spin.” Even though they may still play a role in treating these disorders, the … Read More






Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual or physical abuse

Experiencing psychological/emotional abuse as a child is just as, if not more harmful than experiencing sexual or physical abuse, study finds The state of being anxious (anxiety) results when we behave in an apprehensive manner. Therefore, anxiety is caused by behavior. We learn our behaviors when growing up. The people who raise us and the environment we are raised in … Read More






It’s been a while!

It’s been a while since we’ve posted to our blog as most of our attention has been focused on the information in the member’s area. But we also wanted to interact with our non-members more, so we’ll be more active in our blog. We hope you enjoy the posts and discussions here. Don’t be surprised if you see the design … Read More