‘Priorities for the President’

It is most welcome to find that the current President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Wendy Burn, has embraced social media. This being one of a number of meaningful … Continue reading ‘Priorities for the President’

‘Compelling evidence for maintenance treatment for antidepressants’

Dr David Christmas, 27 April 2017: “With regards to evidence, there is compelling evidence of benefit for maintenance treatment for antidepressants for at least 3 years (Geddes et al, 2003). … Continue reading ‘Compelling evidence for maintenance treatment for antidepressants’

‘Keep taking the tablets’

The front page of the Scotland on Sunday, 27 May 2018 carries the headline “Keep taking the tablets” and in its subtitle refers to the “alarming cost” of paracetamol prescriptions. … Continue reading ‘Keep taking the tablets’

Off-Label Prescriptions

In the Summer 2018 edition of the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s magazine,  I N S I G H T, Professor David Baldwin, Chair of the College Psychopharmacology Committee gives advice … Continue reading Off-Label Prescriptions