Dr George Dawson, MD, DFAPA is an American psychiatrist and is the author of this blog: I have included the two images above of Dr Dawson, separated as they are … Continue reading ‘Real Psychiatry’
Dr Hisham Ziauddeen, a Senior Clinical Research Associate said to the author of this blog “Great post George!” In a previous post I shared an equally enthusiastic appreciation by Professor … Continue reading “Great post George!”
Following my post of yesterday in which I shared concerns that have been expressed in relation to professional conduct on social media by some members of the Royal College of … Continue reading “Immoral Police”
Yesterday, Dr Paul Morrison, Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacology researcher, tweeted this: “Three cheers to Dr Samei Huda for standing up to aggressive, right-wing anti-psychiatrists, despite complaints, harassment and intimidation.” This … Continue reading “Hats off, Young Sir”
Paroxetine was promoted [advertised] to doctors in many ways including this strap-line: ‘Tender loving care and SEROXAT’:
At the time of making this film, nearly 1 in 5 Scots are taking antidepressants. Many are taking them indefinitely. I was prescribed Paroxetine (SEROXAT) over 20 years ago for … Continue reading The Scottish Pharmacist
The full list of signatories to this letter of September 2016: Jay D. Amsterdam, MD Leemon B. McHenry, PhD Jon N. Jureidini, MB, PhD Bernard J. Carroll, MBBS, PhD, FRCPsych … Continue reading September 2016: a request for the immediate retraction of Study 352
The full article has been made open-access and can be accessed here along with all references and links.
I made this film at the start of the year. It is an artistic film that considers suicide. It is also a film about all that matters to me. Union … Continue reading Kelly’s cats
The Royal College of Psychiatrists Position Statement on antidepressants and depression was published on the 30th May 2019. The very same day, the President, Registrar and CEO of the Royal … Continue reading Position Statement: “FACTS”
This is the title of the Editorial in the current BMJ by it’s Editor in Chief. Fiona Godlee states: I have previously written about the approach to “transparency” taken by … Continue reading Pills or public health?
The Defeat Depression Campaign of the 1990s , entirely funded by the pharmaceutical industry, was an “educational campaign” organised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in association with the Royal … Continue reading After the Defeat Depression Campaign