What duration of treatment with antidepressants is ‘appropriate’?

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’?

Professor Carmine Pariante

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

“The Inflamed Mind”

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”

My mind’s full of things nobody else thinks about

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

Costometer

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:

‘But the caption is wrong’