Glen I Spielmans
Dr. Glen Spielmans is an associate professor of psychology at Metropolitan State University and an adjunct associate research professor of counseling psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research regarding psychopharmacology has involved analysis of internal drug industry documents and performing systematic reviews of several psychiatric drugs. Dr. Spielmans has also completed systematic reviews of both adult and child psychotherapies. His work has appeared in journals such as PLoS Medicine, Clinical Psychology Review, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, and the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.
Inappropriate marketing strategies used by the pharmaceutical industry to boost drug sales must stop.
Atypical antipsychotics are being overprescribed and used inappropriately in many countries. It is time to reduce the practice of prescribing atypical drugs to treat a wide variety of mental distress.