July 2020. CR229: a ‘Position Statement’ by the Royal College of Psychiatrists has been published: The Final report of the Patient Safety Group on Self-Harm and Suicide in Adults. CR229: makes … Continue reading Glad it’s all over
I came across this headline in today’s paper [I have altered it slightly]. This headline reminded me of a visit that I took last year to Siberia! This was in … Continue reading From Scotland to Siberia
In September 2019 the following paper was published in the Lancet Psychiatry [the full open-access paper can be accessed here): Alongside the publication of the PANDA Trial in the Lancet … Continue reading Published and unpublished comments on the PANDA trial
In this article, published in the Telegraph Magazine, Miranda Levy, shares her experience of prescription drugs. Have you had similar experience? If you have, did you find both understanding and … Continue reading ‘I lost a decade of my life to prescription drugs’
The above editorial “What is treatment resistance in Psychiatry?” features in the current edition of World Psychiatry and has generated considerable discussion on social media. Ten months ago this “News” … Continue reading “What is treatment resistance in Psychiatry?”
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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”
In an Expert Statement for the Science Media Centre, Professor Allan Young, King’s College London, offered this opinion in relation to the Royal College of Psychiatrists Position Statement on antidepressants … Continue reading Position Statement: “the so called withdrawal reactions”
The following headlines and considerations come from the Daily Mail and the TIMES on the day that the Royal College of Psychiatrists released it’s Position Statement on Antidepressants and Depression:
I consider this U-turn as nothing but welcome. I have written to the President, Vice-President and CEO of the Royal College of Psychiatrists to say so. What hell/terror it has … Continue reading What hell and terror
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 Dear Professor Cipriani, The SUSANA Survey: I have now had some time to think over your considered response. Thank you again for this. I have never … Continue reading Letter to Professor Andrea Cipriani
A letter to the TIMES: Following this, I had my own letter published in The TIMES: Today, this letter was published in the BMJ. Letters not of me. I have … Continue reading how many letters?