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In response to recent posts, especially A Time for PSSD, Laurie Oakley got in touch with the following thoughts. Laurie has had a series of six posts on Pharmaceutical Rape on davidhealy.org starting in February 2015 but mostly from early January 2016. These outline her own difficulties recovering from medication induced injury and the equal […]
This anonymous post stemmed from a RxISK report, which came in following A Time for PSSD last week. If anyone else, female or male, has started an antidepressant before or early in puberty with things not working quite as a result – anything from being asexual through to intrusive uncontrollable orgasms – you can file […]
This post has been put together by L who in the last few years has been an inspiration to many people suffering the ill-effects of a number of different drugs. Like mythical heroines she has many different aliases. When it comes to the harms done to us, behind heroes like Zorro or the Scarlet Pimpernel, […]
Background We noticed that a lack of diagnostic criteria was increasingly being mentioned in the published literature on post-SSRI sexual dysfunction (PSSD). The condition was being described as difficult to diagnose because there was no commonly accepted definition. At the same time, a number of new websites and online discussions were appearing, many of which […]
This post is a companion to Where Does the Misinformation Come From? on DH.org, which gives the slides and text of a lecture on Monday evening. Norman Fenton asked me to give the talk to a group that is neither pro nor anti vaccines or drugs but were all interested in how we go about […]