“Placebo Power Hype” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Placebo Power Hype Placebo has been hijacked and re-branded for its public relations value to alternative medicine. If your treatment isn’t evidence-based, no worries: you can still sell the power of placebo! 2) Prevalence of personality disorders in the general adult population … More “Placebo Power Hype” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Antidepressant Weight-Gain Risk May Be Greater Over Time” AND more on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

1) Antidepressant Weight-Gain Risk May Be Greater Over Time A new study confirms increased risk for weight gain with antidepressant therapy — while also noting that the risk is greatest in the second and third year of treatment. 2) New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths? A psychopath is a psychopath is … More “Antidepressant Weight-Gain Risk May Be Greater Over Time” AND more on Best 5 Tuesday Reads