Some thoughts on childhood mental health diagnosis, big pharma and school legislation

Doing one last day of work before the holidays kick-off and I resort to reading articles on the sofa whilst wearing my brand new pj’s and eating Aladdin (a box of chocolate pralines that for some reason play a central part in Swedish Christmas celebration – sometimes it feels even more central than the birth… Read More Some thoughts on childhood mental health diagnosis, big pharma and school legislation

What’s the point of studying the brain and genes when it comes to psychiatric disorder?

So admittedly, I’m not going to get even close to answering this in a blog post, but I recently came across one (of many) really good answers to this question, by Thomas R. Insel in JAMA Psychiatry. JAMA Network | JAMA | Mental Disorders in Childhood: Shifting the Focus From Behavioral Symptoms to Neurodevelopmental Trajectories… Read More What’s the point of studying the brain and genes when it comes to psychiatric disorder?