Dr. Joanna Moncrieff

Prof. Carmine Pariante

The first in what will hopefully prove to be a brand new series of live YouTube debates with audience Q&A.

The topic up for debate today… Is antidepressant medication ever useful? featuring two of the UK’s most eminent psychiatrists, Dr. Joanna Moncrieff and Prof. Carmine Pariante.

Joanna Moncrieff (@joannamoncrieff) is a Reader in Critical and Social Psychiatry at University College London, and a practising psychiatrist with an interest in the history, philosophy and politics of psychiatry, and particularly in the use, misuse and misrepresentation of psychiatric drugs.

Check out my previous conversation with Joanna here: #062 – Psychiatry’s Very Own Delusion

Carmine Pariante (@ParianteSPILab) is Professor of Biological Psychiatry at Kings College London, where he also leads the Stress, Psychiatry and Immunology (SPI) Lab, investigating the relationship between stress, mental health and the immune system.

Check out my previous conversation with Carmine here: #030 – Why Stress Destroys Us

To read the live comments and feedback we received from the audience during the debate, you’ll need to head over to the video on YouTube.

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Related Links

Stress, Psychiatry and Immunology (SPI) Lab – Carmine’s Facebook Page

JoannaMoncrieff.com – Books, papers and blogs by Joanna Moncrieff

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