“To encourage respect”

Earlier this month the Royal College of Psychiatrists “reissued” their Social Media Policy “to encourage respect”:The reissuing of this policy attracted a number of responses from Members of the Royal … Continue reading “To encourage respect”

On the values of trust and kindness

In recent times, the reporting of UK politics has focussed on the values guiding the behaviour of those in power. The following comment is from a newspaper editorial:This is the … Continue reading On the values of trust and kindness

The Social Media Policy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Social Media Policy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [published March 2022] The Core Values for Psychiatrists as set out by the Royal College of Psychiatrists are: Communication, Dignity, … Continue reading The Social Media Policy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

“Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

My worry about a sweeping term like ‘latter-day anti-psychiatrists’ is that it risks including those who have suffered harmful consequences of medications taken as prescribed. [Please note: all the descriptions … Continue reading “Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”