“Inside Facebook’s Suicide Algorithm” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Lets begin our week with Best 5 Reads! 1) Facebook’s AI Suicide Prevention Program: Likes and Dislikes One year after the launch of an artificial intelligence (AI) program that scans accounts for signs of suicidal intent in its users, experts weigh in with their … More “Inside Facebook’s Suicide Algorithm” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Putting the Efficacy of Psychiatric and General Medicine Medication Into Perspective” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Putting the efficacy of psychiatric and general medicine medication into perspective: review of meta-analyses Background The efficacy of psychopharmacological treatments has been called into question. Psychiatrists are unfamiliar with the effectiveness of common medical drugs. Aims To put the efficacy of psychiatric … More “Putting the Efficacy of Psychiatric and General Medicine Medication Into Perspective” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Blue Monday is Churnalism” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our busy week ahead with our Best 5 Reads. 1) “Blue Monday” is churnalism, beware any journalist who puffs it Blue Monday started life as a corporate puff for Sky Travel (end of January, perfect time to book a holiday). Their PR company, … More “Blue Monday is Churnalism” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Constant Cravings: Is Addiction on The Rise?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our busy week ahead with some interesting articles. Lets begin! 1) Constant Cravings: Is Addiction on The Rise? From sex to sugar to social media, people are in the grip of a wider range of compulsive behaviours. But what is driving them – … More “Constant Cravings: Is Addiction on The Rise?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“Antidepressants: A Research Update” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Antidepressants: A Research Update and a Case Example This post briefly reviews what researchers have been finding about the effectiveness and also the downsides of antidepressant medications — Zoloft, Prozac, and the like. The post then adds a fascinating case example, a … More “Antidepressants: A Research Update” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads