Mental Health consequences of lockdown are absolutely no reason to limit COVID related restrictions.

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I have been wanting to write something for a few weeks in response to what I keep seeing as spurious arguments against the escalation of COVID restrictions in Victoria, and around the world, which use “mental…

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It is really hard to underestimate the hype that has surrounded the development of ketamine as a potential antidepressant drug. In the first seconds of a Google search I found statements like “Get your life back” and “Reset your brain, reset your life”. Perhaps we should not be that surprised…

The escalating publication of redundant, unnecessary and misleading meta-analyses is a growing blight which requires containment.

As a journal editor and reviewer I am repeatedly receiving, and now frequently recommending rejection for, meta-analyses of studies in the brain stimulation field. For a long time these were studies of transcranial magnetic…

Paul Fitzgerald

Paul Fitzgerald is a Professor of Psychiatry specializing in brain stimulation and neuroscience applications to depression, schizophrenia @ other disorders

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