Psychiatrist. Hypothesist. Digital Mental Health Enthusiast.
One particular form of treatment-resistant mood and anxiety disorder is of special interest to me: those individuals who, after having been successfully treated for many years with conventional antidepressant medications, go on to develop intractable depression or anxiety states after weaning off or discontinuing the antidepressant that was originally effective for them. I have written here about how this mechanism may be one possible cause of what we refer to professionally in the field of psychiatry as “treatment-resistant depression".