“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”

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?

“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”