‘A Bitter Pill’

The Editor of the Scotsman, 16 December 2020 The title chosen by the Scotsman: ‘A Bitter Pill’, returned my mind to a medical education event that I attended in Edinburgh … Continue reading ‘A Bitter Pill’

His suicide was likened to a library burning down

The TIMES review  of ‘A Tomb With a View’ by Peter Ross begins and ends with Shane Mac Thomáis [1967 -214].

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

I have registered for this new discussion series which aims to explore what we do and don’t know about safe withdrawal from antidepressants, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines and stimulants. James Moore explains … Continue reading Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

A newspaper report from 1993

This article, printed in the Irish Independent almost three decades ago, is one of many that featured in newspapers during the early years of SSRI antidepressants.  At this early stage … Continue reading A newspaper report from 1993