“How should psychiatry respond to its critics?”

The Key Note Lecture for the 2023 International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists is to be given by Sir Robin Murray. The Congress programme gives this outline of … Continue reading “How should psychiatry respond to its critics?”

outside the circle of listeners

In relation to the potential for psychiatric drugs to be dependence-forming, the psychiatric establishment has kept itself outside the circle of listeners. This, my latest short film, is an artistic … Continue reading outside the circle of listeners

“Programme will help identify potential suicide victims”

The above newspaper headline is from a report in the Kerryman newspaper, 27th November 2003. The report describes a “new training programme aimed at helping health service professionals to improve … Continue reading “Programme will help identify potential suicide victims”

“The Defeat Depression Campaign is not a useful exercise”

The following letter by R P Snaith was published in the Psychiatric Bulletin , Volume 18 , Issue 7 , July 1994 , pp. 432: Professor Robin Priest, one of … Continue reading “The Defeat Depression Campaign is not a useful exercise”