Year after year, month after month, week after week, the British Association for Psychopharmacology [BAP] has invited psychiatrists, and psychiatrists in training, to their “educational meetings”. Throughout my career I … Continue reading Correspondence with the British Association for Psychopharmacology
For more than a decade I have campaigned for full transparency of competing financial interests for scientists, academics and healthcare workers. Without such, it is my view that fully informed … Continue reading Transparency: ad rem
Many years ago, one of my patients who had lost a child to suicide, wrote to me to say: Some years later I read this: I have previously shared considerations … Continue reading Kindness, attention and respect
The current edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry, May 2018, contains academic papers on depressive disorders. In this post I will share some of the declarations of interest linked … Continue reading The British Journal of Psychiatry: are competing interests of authors sufficiently transparent?