From the New York Times February 22, 2022. The ‘Nation’s Psychiatrist’ Takes Stock, With FrustrationIn a new book, Thomas Insel, who led research into psychiatric disease for 13 years, says that advances in neuroscience have yet to benefit patients. Credit…Carolyn Fong for The New York TimesEllen BarryBy Ellen BarryFeb. 22, 2022 A new book byContinue reading “Absolute failings of the United States mental health system…”
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THE PRACTICAL PROBLEM OF PURSUING PURE MEDICAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WITHOUT MAKING AN ADDITIONAL GOAL TO PRODUCE NEAR-TERM RESULTS OF IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS OR TREATMENT OPTIONS…
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/22/us/thomas-insel-book.html?smid=url-share Ideally, we should be able to do both: basic scientific research to look at fundamental causes for wellness and disease, as well as produce tangible, applicable, diagnostics and treatments for diseases affecting individuals and society. An interesting aspect of making self-sustaining/profitable and scalable businesses is that their primary focus is to be able toContinue reading “THE PRACTICAL PROBLEM OF PURSUING PURE MEDICAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WITHOUT MAKING AN ADDITIONAL GOAL TO PRODUCE NEAR-TERM RESULTS OF IMPROVED DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS OR TREATMENT OPTIONS…”
COMING TO DEFINITIVE CONCLUSIONS AFTER “DOING RESEARCH” DOES NOT MAKE US AN EXPERT, AND IT DOES NOT MAKE US RIGHT. WHAT OUR INTELLECTUAL LABOR QUALIFIES US TO DO IS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND JARGON, TO ASK BETTER QUESTIONS, TO THINK MORE CRITICALLY, TO UNDERSTAND ANSWERS AND OPINIONS MORE EASILY, AND, MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO ASK EVEN BETTER FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS.
Charles Tadros, M.D. August 6, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri