‘To influence others by offering money’

As published in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, Volume 60, Number 4, April 2022:

“Promulgating therapeutic recommendations”

The following letter, written by Dr Philip Cowen and Dr Chris Thompson, was published in the BMJ in October 1994 [this, as it happens, being mid-way through the ‘Defeat Depression … Continue reading “Promulgating therapeutic recommendations”

“Attacks on antidepressants”

As published in the Lancet, July 2014: Four-out-of-five of the authors of this ‘correspondence’ are known to have repeatedly worked  for the pharmaceutical industry and three-out-of-five are career-long  paid opinion … Continue reading “Attacks on antidepressants”

Who is wagging the dogs tail?

Before I retired as an NHS psychiatrist I made a ‘Subject Access’ inquiry to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The heavily redacted response revealed that the College operates in dark … Continue reading Who is wagging the dogs tail?