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NICE guidance on psychological treatments for bipolar disorder: searching for the evidence. 2016, Jauhar, McKenna and Laws

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    Note: this is from 2016. It's new to me but may be familiar to others.
    Paywalled at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(15)00545-3/abstract

    Article in the Guardian, again from 2016.
    https://www.theguardian.com/science...ychological-therapy-cbt-overstepping-evidence
     
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    pteropus Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    i am not even mildly surprised by the deliberate & elaborate deception. :banghead: :(
     
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    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    There is something rotten in the state of psychiatry. My sympathy to the patients involved..
     
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    Hutan Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's the conclusion (my bolding):

    Professor Keith Laws might be interested to hear about the NICE review of treatments for ME/CFS. He could be a compelling ally.
     
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    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Second, study quality needs to be actively incorporated into the presentation of conclusions.

    Third, and perhaps most importantly, the approach of NICE needs to be more critical. Seeming to set the bar too low, or lower for psychological therapies, can only raise doubts about rigour and impartiality.



    Sounds familiar. Perhaps everyone going to the NICE stakeholder meeting should have this other T-shirt.

    That should have been on their T-shirt.
     
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