“On the subject of misleading narratives”

The above photograph is of Dr David Foreman, Consultant Psychiatrist, giving an educational talk in 2019.

In July 2017, Dr Foreman shared this concern: “pillshaming has become an art form”.

Two years on [September 2019] Dr David Foreman stated “there seems to be a campaign to determine that antidepressants are toxic and addictive . . . excessive certainty in disseminating preliminary results [about side-effects] can cause harm”.

Dr David Foreman on prescribed drug dependence [January 2020]: “we should be careful about language. If someone needs an antidepressant to remain symptom free then the dependence relates to the disorder, not the drug”.

Dr David Foreman, who has an interest in philosophy, has stated: “on the subject of misleading narratives, it would be great to do something about the ones on the Council for Evidence Based Psychiatry website (you can take your pick) . . .”

The following material [2000 to 2019] can all be found in the public domain:

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