Psychiatry: the ‘subjective-objective divide’

In my subjective opinion, one of the most important articles written in the Journal of my College, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, was written by a colleague of mine who … Continue reading Psychiatry: the ‘subjective-objective divide’

‘That kind of anger is a giveaway’

This passage from ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ by Richard Holloway reminded me of writings and research into certainty and medical decison making:

‘The subjective-objective divide’

When I was a psychiatrist we were trained to describe patients’ experiences ‘objectively’. This passage from ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ by Richard Holloway reminded me of the folly of such … Continue reading ‘The subjective-objective divide’

‘It is a deadly business’

The following paragraph is taken from ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ by Richard Holloway: This reminded me of the conclusions reached in The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review by Baroness … Continue reading ‘It is a deadly business’