Mass prescribing

Why in the UK do we have mass prescribing of antidepressants?  Nearly 1 in 5 adults are now taking an antidepressant. It is now being asked if this is a … Continue reading Mass prescribing

Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

On the 25 February 2018 the following letter by Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [RCPsych] and Professor David Baldwin, Chairman of the RCPsych Psychopharmacology Committee, … Continue reading Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

The ‘Chemical Imbalance’ Theory

‘SIBERIA is home to’

NOTE: the blackboard advert was displayed outside a commercial outlet in Aberdeen. It was the reverse side of this. The NEON YELLOW PRESERVATION SOCIETY is a fictional society.