Professor Ian Reid, who died tragically early at the age of 53 on 15 June 2014, played a leading role in British, especially Scottish academic psychiatry for over two decades. … Continue reading A published and an unpublished review of ‘Bad Pharma’
I have just finished reading Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov. It is interesting to read comments from this book about psychiatry.
But there is another way to learning, as Patrick Geddes has shown: … Continue reading ‘such an ivory-tower bunch’
Very sadly, the lead author of this letter, Professor Ian C Reid, died less than 6 months after it was published. I knew Ian Reid well as we both trained … Continue reading What duration of treatment with antidepressants is ‘appropriate’?
I consider this as good advice from Margaret Drabble.
This is my latest post as part of a series reporting the available information on competing financial interests in ‘key opinion leaders’ in British psychiatry. This is Professor Carmine Pariante’s … Continue reading Professor Carmine Pariante
A few weeks ago, on my way to work, I was listening to Radio Scotland. One of the lead news reports was based on an interview with Professor Ed Bullmore … Continue reading “The Inflamed Mind”
British Psychiatry still teaches young doctors to divide the subjective from the objective. I am of the view that this is not just unrealistic but that it is harmful to … Continue reading My mind’s full of things nobody else thinks about
This is a report from the Sunday Express, 21 January 2018. It reveals how the Scottish Government is allocating public money at a time when our NHS is struggling:
This is a film about John Henry Anderson who was known as ‘The Wizard of the North’ The Wizard of the North from omphalos