In this category are any writings by Hole Ousia that are about or share the goal of improving well-being. There is no objective divide between two cultures of ‘science and humanities’ and this will be reflected in this category

‘The reality of editing’

Extracts from the Scotsman review of ‘A swim in a pond  in the rain’ by George Saunders: This is a film about a house that was called ‘Rockville’. It was … Continue reading ‘The reality of editing’

When the medical profession shuts down

The following response, by Dr Rita Pal, was published online by the BMJ in 2001. In the 20 years that have passed, including the rise of social media, has the … Continue reading When the medical profession shuts down

Tens of thousands relying on social media support groups when attempting to withdraw from antidepressants 

The journal Therapeutic Advices in Psychopharmacology published, on the 18th January 2021. ‘The role of Facebook Groups in the management, and raising of awareness of, antidepressant withdrawal: Is social media … Continue reading Tens of thousands relying on social media support groups when attempting to withdraw from antidepressants 

Science that no longer listens

The award, for this category, goes to Jonathan Stea, PhD, RPsych, Tyler Black, MD, and Joseph Pierre, MD.