“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”

Inside Science

In today’s Scotsman, the Inside Science column is by Stephen Lawrie, Professor of Psychiatry at Edinburgh University. It can be read here . As a native of Edinburgh and a … Continue reading Inside Science

sunshine is guid for us all

For more than a decade I campaigned for Sunshine legislation for Scotland. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish Parliament. Given the need for consideration of a wide-range … Continue reading sunshine is guid for us all

Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid

‘Bauld Fergusson, tho lang syne deid, Shamed o thae curs wir kintra lead, An hud the nous e’en yet tae rede, Brave Peter’s placard; Whiles MSP’s aa turnt their heids, … Continue reading Bauld Fergusson, lang syne deid