Based on a theory

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 … Continue reading Based on a theory

“What is it about antidepressants that upsets them so much . . . “

Edinburgh, 2010, and I was in the audience when Professor Ian C Reid began with this question: “What is it about antidepressants that upsets them so much . . . … Continue reading “What is it about antidepressants that upsets them so much . . . “

‘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’

Delve into brilliant minds

My NHS e-mail regularly receives invites to the Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress. It is a congress that I have never attended as I remain concerned that we still … Continue reading Delve into brilliant minds