“hostility”

Last summer, Professor Louis Appleby contributed this opinion to the BMJ as a guest writer: “It’s common to see academics dropping off social media to escape abuse. It starts with … Continue reading “hostility”

“Elusive”

This was the ‘Keynote Lecture’ as given at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Monday 20 June 2022: [Please note: the above images come from #RCPSYCHIC22 as … Continue reading “Elusive”

Science Media Centre

Fiona Fox, the founding director of the Science Media Centre, has recently published her book “Beyond the Hype“. In her book, the CEO of the Science Media Centre states “there … Continue reading Science Media Centre

Revisiting language that disempowers patients

In this BMJ Analysis, Caitríona Cox and Zoë Fritz argue that outdated medical language that casts doubt, belittles, or blames patients jeopardises the therapeutic relationship and is overdue for change. … Continue reading Revisiting language that disempowers patients