Nearly 30 years ago the ‘Defeat Depression Campaign’ was launched. It ran for 5 years. It was sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry and was the “concerted policy” of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Practitioners.
In 1998, to help with anxiety I was started on an antidepressant by my GP.
To play my short film that considers some-of-the context of the so-called “chemical imbalance theory” please click here or on the image above.
 Collapsing Time – Dexter Britain [which the artist has kindly made open access]
 Intruder – Peter Gabriel
 Prof Ian C Reid – 2010, Edinburgh – opening his argument to an audience of psychiatrists
 Shooting the Past – Timothy Spall [a BBC production by Stephen Poliakoff]