This film presents a timeline from 2002 to 2019 in relation to England’s National Suicide Prevention Strategy. The film presents missed opportunities, in particular the potential role of prescribed medications … Continue reading A timeline of missed opportunities
This is for any post, of any sort, that might help us understand the Hydra-headed beast of stigma. Help Hole Ousia chop off some heads. Let us hope they do not re-grow.
I have been considering, for some time now, whether I should continue doing what I do in terms of what some refer to as ‘activism’. My interest is in ethics, … Continue reading My retirement
Dr Samei Huda [11 January 2020]: “The reason the complaints have not been successful is because they are baseless. Any decent reflective professional would reflect that means their own idea … Continue reading “Their own idea of what is professional behaviour is clearly wrong”
Dr Kate Lovett, The Dean of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, who I have met and have a huge amount of respect for, recently shared this reminder: Dean of Royal … Continue reading Doctor’s use of social media
Millie Kieve: “I have been communicating with Professor Appleby for 10 years, to try to have the well recorded risk of suicidal feelings due to prescribed drugs or withdrawal effects, … Continue reading Ten years of communication with Professor Appleby
A film about the Forbes-Leith family of Whitehaugh, near Alford. Music credit: ‘Sunrise’ by Coldplay
This Analysis by Massabki and Abi-Jaoude has been published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. It has been made open-access.
This film is about the reasons behind the suicide of Alexander Craib, farmer, Glencowie (Glencuie) on the estate of Glenkindie. Music credit: ‘Exit music’ by Steven Lindsay
I was interested to read this view by Dr Mark Swinton, MD, MRCPsych, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist [5 January 2020]: “People who describe psychiatry on Twitter seem to be describing an … Continue reading A forensic view
Dr George Dawson, MD, DFAPA is an American psychiatrist and is the author of this blog: I have included the two images above of Dr Dawson, separated as they are … Continue reading ‘Real Psychiatry’
Dr Samei Huda has reminded his social media followers to be wary of those who “make up stuff that I am supposed to have said”. The following statements have all … Continue reading “Make up stuff that I am supposed to have said”
Professor Rob Howard, UCL old age psychiatrist has described this blog on psychiatrists and antidepressants as “thoughtful and clinically based” and that he would “welcome critics of antidepressants and Psychiatry … Continue reading “thoughtful and clinically based”