Best Evidence Webinar: Sex and Post-SSRI Evidence-based Medicine Dysfunction

Best Evidence Webinar: Sex and Post-SSRI Evidence-based Medicine Dysfunction

A professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, Dr. David Healy studied medicine in Dublin, and at Cambridge University. He is a former Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, 200 other pieces, and 20 books, including The Antidepressant Era and The Creation of Psychopharmacology from Harvard University Press, The Psychopharmacologists Volumes 1-3 and Let Them Eat Prozac from New York University Press, and Mania from Johns Hopkins University Press.

His latest book Shipwreck of the Singular charts falling life expectancies across the Western world and links these to the greatest concentration of Fake Literature on earth which centres on the medicines our doctors give us.

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DATE: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

TIME: 12:00 – 13:00 Pacific Standard Time PST [UTC -7 convert to your local time]

CME CREDITS: MainPro+/MOC Section 1 credits: 1.0You must register, attend the webinar and complete the evaluation in order to receive your certificate.

Learning Objectives

  • This talk will introduce the audience to a central philosophical problem – an update on the James-Lange theory of emotions.
  • The talk will force readers to grapple with the use of terms like risk-benefit balance by regulators.
  • The talk will acquaint the audience with an unrecognized clinical condition that leads to loss of life.

Please take a look at the documents below related to the presentation

2020 Antidepressants and sexual dysfunction: A history

2019 Post SSRI sexual dysfunction: Patient experiences of engagement with healthcare professionals

Citizen petition (signed) – Sexual side effects of SSRIs and SNRIs

2018 Enduring sexual dysfunction after treatment with antidepressants

2020 Letter Healy to EMA

  • Laura Guerra
    Posted at 10:08h, 10 February Reply

    Thanks a lot

  • La
    Posted at 03:21h, 22 February Reply

    Thank you for this work. I am, unfortunately, personally affected by PSSD and this webinar sheds light on this issue as an emblem of much larger problems that underlie today’s healthcare system and affect us all.

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