I recently read ‘The Fall’ by Albert Camus. It is about the demise of a narcissitic lawyer who ends up loathing himself. Several of the passages returned my thoughts to … Continue reading The Fall
An extract from: Peter J. Gordon, (2012),”Window tax“, Mental Health and Social Inclusion, Vol. 16 Iss: 4 pp. 181 – 187
We have an old stone wall that sweeps around our garden. In the twenty years that we have lived in Mossgrove, this wall has had a wooden fence above it. … Continue reading On the other side of the fence
This Analysis by Massabki and Abi-Jaoude has been published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. It has been made open-access.
Professor Ian Reid, who died tragically early at the age of 53 on 15 June 2014, played a leading role in British, especially Scottish academic psychiatry for over two decades. … Continue reading A published and an unpublished review of ‘Bad Pharma’
These ‘100 words’ by Professor Louis Appleby were published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in September 2008.
This “Special Article” was published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in July 2008. No other article in the history of the journal has had more responses. A few years … Continue reading “Wake-up call for British Psychiatry”
In what follows I have selected some of my favourite quotes from Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes and imaginatively/adventurously/romantically ‘linked’ them with some of my creative work:
From ‘Pale Fire’ by Vladimir Nabokov.
This was the lesson of the week as published in the BMJ, June 2002:
In my previous post I shared an article describing Dr Ladislav Haskovec’s recognition of akathisia in 1901. Akathisia is the truly horrid condition that causes unremitting restlessness, fear, terror and … Continue reading Ten years ago