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Stacey’s bipolar symptoms get worse
EastEnders character Stacey Slater has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and this week her sympoms start to get worse.
Mind book throws spotlight on chemical cosh
Psychiatric Drugs explores taking antidepressants and other drugs from the patient's viewpoint.
Don’t forget the side effects when erasing memories
New research suggests that beta blockers could be the answer to weakening or erasing painful or emotional memories for patients who experience phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Public must be able to have trust in medicines
Mind welcomes news that the Government is to increase drug companies' responsibility to pass on clinical trials information.
New psychotherapy services cannot arrive fast enough
Three years is too long to make someone wait for help that could transform their life, possibly even save their life.
Antidepressant gamble is risk to children
Mind releases latest drugs report: Coping with coming off exposes serious difficulties in doctor-patient relationship
Of patients interviewed, 40 per cent saw their GPs as "not helpful" in the process, making them the least helpful source of advice and support, with 10 per cent stating that GPs "made things worse".
Mind calls on Government to follow words with firm action
Mind reacts to Government response to the Health Committee Report on the Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Mind concerned as new study links Seroxat to increased risk of suicide
Following a BBC Panorama documentary on paroxetine in 2002, 1,374 people called or emailed the programme makers about their experiences or the experiences of loved ones.
Mind welcomes Parliamentary report calling for tighter regulation on prescription drugs
Health Select Committee report calls for tighter regulation of prescription drugs