Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

On the 25 February 2018 the following letter by Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [RCPsych] and Professor David Baldwin, Chairman of the RCPsych Psychopharmacology Committee, … Continue reading Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

“hostility”

Last summer, Professor Louis Appleby contributed this opinion to the BMJ as a guest writer: “It’s common to see academics dropping off social media to escape abuse. It starts with … Continue reading “hostility”

“Elusive”

This was the ‘Keynote Lecture’ as given at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Monday 20 June 2022: [Please note: the above images come from #RCPSYCHIC22 as … Continue reading “Elusive”

suicide cairns

You may not be aware of this, but across Scotland there are surviving cairns which mark where somebody who had taken their life was once buried. Generally the names have … Continue reading suicide cairns