J Moncrieff

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are antidepressants as effective as claimed? No, they are not effective at all
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, England
    Can J Psychiatry 52:96-7; discussion 102. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Co-opting psychiatry: the alliance between academic psychiatry and the pharmaceutical industry
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:192-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The creation of the concept of an antidepressant: an historical analysis
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:2346-55. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Some progress in UK psychiatry
    Joanna Moncrieff
    BMJ 337:a1780. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A critique of the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia and psychosis
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, North East London Mental Health Trust, London, UK
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 17:214-25. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The psychoactive effects of psychiatric medication: the elephant in the room
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Mental Health Science, University College London, London, UK
    J Psychoactive Drugs 45:409-15. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The social and cultural construction of psychiatric knowledge: an analysis of NICE guidelines on depression and ADHD
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Anthropol Med 20:59-71. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Magic bullets for mental disorders: the emergence of the concept of an "antipsychotic" drug
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 22:30-46. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Trends in prescriptions and costs of drugs for mental disorders in England, 1998-2010
    Stephen Ilyas
    General Adult Psychiatry, Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health, East London NHS Foundation Trust, London
    Br J Psychiatry 200:393-8. 2012
  10. pmc Do antidepressants cure or create abnormal brain states?
    Joanna Moncrieff
    University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e240. 2006

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Are antidepressants as effective as claimed? No, they are not effective at all
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, England
    Can J Psychiatry 52:96-7; discussion 102. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Co-opting psychiatry: the alliance between academic psychiatry and the pharmaceutical industry
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:192-6. 2007
    ..Psychiatry needs to disengage from the industry if it wants to make genuine advances in understanding psychiatric disorder and help reverse the harmful social consequences of the widening med-icalisation of human experience...
  3. doi request reprint The creation of the concept of an antidepressant: an historical analysis
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:2346-55. 2008
    ..This study raises questions about the view that psychiatry was transformed into a modern medical enterprise in the 1950s and 1960s by the introduction of disease specific drugs...
  4. doi request reprint Some progress in UK psychiatry
    Joanna Moncrieff
    BMJ 337:a1780. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A critique of the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia and psychosis
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, North East London Mental Health Trust, London, UK
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 17:214-25. 2009
    ..Therefore, the idea that the symptoms of psychosis or schizophrenia are caused by the overactivity of dopamine is not supported by current evidence...
  6. ncbi request reprint The psychoactive effects of psychiatric medication: the elephant in the room
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Mental Health Science, University College London, London, UK
    J Psychoactive Drugs 45:409-15. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint The social and cultural construction of psychiatric knowledge: an analysis of NICE guidelines on depression and ADHD
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Anthropol Med 20:59-71. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Magic bullets for mental disorders: the emergence of the concept of an "antipsychotic" drug
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    J Hist Neurosci 22:30-46. 2013
    ..The increasing popularity of atypical antipsychotics makes it important to examine the origins of the assumptions on which modern drug treatment is based...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in prescriptions and costs of drugs for mental disorders in England, 1998-2010
    Stephen Ilyas
    General Adult Psychiatry, Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health, East London NHS Foundation Trust, London
    Br J Psychiatry 200:393-8. 2012
    ..Increasing rates of prescriptions for antidepressants, antipsychotics and stimulants have been reported from various countries...
  10. pmc Do antidepressants cure or create abnormal brain states?
    Joanna Moncrieff
    University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e240. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Does antipsychotic withdrawal provoke psychosis? Review of the literature on rapid onset psychosis (supersensitivity psychosis) and withdrawal-related relapse
    J Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Science, University College London, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:3-13. 2006
    ..To examine the evidence that discontinuation of long-term antipsychotic medication, including clozapine, may provoke a psychotic episode...
  12. doi request reprint A systematic review of the effects of antipsychotic drugs on brain volume
    J Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Psychol Med 40:1409-22. 2010
    ..People with schizophrenia are often found to have smaller brains and larger brain ventricles than normal, but the role of antipsychotic medication remains unclear...
  13. ncbi request reprint Why is it so difficult to stop psychiatric drug treatment? It may be nothing to do with the original problem
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Science, University College London, Wolfson Building, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, United Kingdom
    Med Hypotheses 67:517-23. 2006
    ..If withdrawal induced adverse effects could be effectively managed, the success of drug discontinuation might be much greater than usually assumed and might outweigh the disadvantages of continued treatment...
  14. pmc Efficacy of antidepressants in adults
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London W1N 8AA
    BMJ 331:155-7. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Rethinking models of psychotropic drug action
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Psychother Psychosom 74:145-53. 2005
    ..This article offers suggestions to develop a drug-centred model and discusses its potential impact on clinical practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of antidepressant trials using active and inert placebos
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University College London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 12:117-27. 2003
    ..The integrity of the double blind design, its effect on results and the heterogeneity between studies, require further exploration in antidepressant trials...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are antidepressants overrated? A review of methodological problems in antidepressant trials
    J Moncrieff
    Department of Psychiatry, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:288-95. 2001
    ..It is suggested that the interests of the pharmaceutical industry and the psychiatric profession have helped to establish the notion of the efficacy and specificity of antidepressant drugs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clozapine v. conventional antipsychotic drugs for treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a re-examination
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:161-6. 2003
    ..Although there is a consensus that clozapine is more effective than conventional antipsychotic drugs for treatment-resistant schizophrenia, there is great heterogeneity among results of relevant trials...
  19. doi request reprint The subjective experience of taking antipsychotic medication: a content analysis of Internet data
    J Moncrieff
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 120:102-11. 2009
    ..We explored the subjective effects associated with olanzapine, risperidone and older antipsychotics...
  20. ncbi request reprint British psychiatry in the 20th century--observations from a psychiatric journal
    J Moncrieff
    Department of Psychiatry, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:349-56. 2001
    ..The decline of the asylum-based system of care has been accompanied by a broadening in the scope of psychiatric concerns with a greater emphasis on milder mental disorders such as neurosis and depression...
  21. ncbi request reprint The psychoactive effects of antidepressants and their association with suicidality
    Lucy Goldsmith
    Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, UK
    Curr Drug Saf 6:115-21. 2011
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  22. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric drug promotion and the politics of neo-liberalism
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Br J Psychiatry 188:301-2. 2006
    ..These feelings in turn drive increasing consumption, encourage people to accept more pressured working conditions and inhibit social and political responses...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials and the response rate illusion
    Irving Kirsch
    Psychology, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, United Kingdom
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:348-51. 2007
    ..Response rates based on continuous data do not add information, and they can create an illusion of clinical effectiveness...
  24. pmc Antidepressant prescribing and suicide: Analysis is misleading
    Joanna Moncrieff
    BMJ 327:288; author reply 289. 2003
  25. pmc Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: evidence base for older antidepressants is shaky too
    Joanna Moncrieff
    BMJ 330:420. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint The pharmaceutical industry and disease mongering. Psychiatry should not accept so much commercial sponsorship
    Joanna Moncrieff
    BMJ 325:216; author reply 216. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint The antidepressant debate
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Br J Psychiatry 180:193-4. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint The politics of a new Mental Health Act
    Joanna Moncrieff
    Br J Psychiatry 183:8-9. 2003