The Social Media Policy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Social Media Policy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [published March 2022] The Core Values for Psychiatrists as set out by the Royal College of Psychiatrists are: Communication, Dignity, … Continue reading The Social Media Policy of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

“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”

‘Flattening of Affect’

The latest art work of Duncan Marquiss is called ‘Flattening of Affect’ and featured in the Scotsman, 28 May 2022, along with this short biography and explanatory note: I very … Continue reading ‘Flattening of Affect’

GODDAMIT!

“If someone cites ‘first do no harm’ to me as an argument, I immediately know they have thought very little about medical philosophy or ethics at all.” This statement was … Continue reading GODDAMIT!