Tens of thousands relying on social media support groups when attempting to withdraw from antidepressants 

The journal Therapeutic Advices in Psychopharmacology published, on the 18th January 2021. ‘The role of Facebook Groups in the management, and raising of awareness of, antidepressant withdrawal: Is social media … Continue reading Tens of thousands relying on social media support groups when attempting to withdraw from antidepressants 

Suicide Prevention: oral evidence given to the House of Commons

The following evidence on suicide prevention was given by Professor Carmine Pariante and Professor Louis Appleby to the House of Commons on the 29th November 2016. What is shared here … Continue reading Suicide Prevention: oral evidence given to the House of Commons

Kindness, attention and respect

Many years ago, one of my patients who had lost a child to suicide, wrote to me to say: Some years later I read this: I have previously shared considerations … Continue reading Kindness, attention and respect

“Discontinuation Syndrome”

Yesterday an Editorial by the Sunday Times Health Editor was headlined “Patients’ charity Pain UK took cash from Big Pharma”. It was based on an investigation into what have been … Continue reading “Discontinuation Syndrome”