The above – partial quote – comes from the following closing paragraph of an Editorial that has been published in the current edition of the British Journal of General Practice: … Continue reading “Might be seen as . . .”
July 2020. CR229: a ‘Position Statement’ by the Royal College of Psychiatrists has been published: The Final report of the Patient Safety Group on Self-Harm and Suicide in Adults. CR229: makes … Continue reading Glad it’s all over
I recently read ‘The Fall’ by Albert Camus. It is about the demise of a narcissitic lawyer who ends up loathing himself. Several of the passages returned my thoughts to … Continue reading The Fall
You may not be aware of this, but across Scotland there are surviving cairns which mark where somebody who had taken their life was once buried. Generally the names have … Continue reading suicide cairns
I came across this headline in today’s paper [I have altered it slightly]. This headline reminded me of a visit that I took last year to Siberia! This was in … Continue reading From Scotland to Siberia
This film is for Adam. It is the final film in a series. Music credit: ‘Intruder’ by Peter Gabriel. ‘Dr Marigold’: from the writings of Charles Dickens. The first … Continue reading Dr Marigold’s prescriptions
I have been considering, for some time now, whether I should continue doing what I do in terms of what some refer to as ‘activism’. My interest is in ethics, … Continue reading My retirement
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Millie Kieve: “I have been communicating with Professor Appleby for 10 years, to try to have the well recorded risk of suicidal feelings due to prescribed drugs or withdrawal effects, … Continue reading Ten years of communication with Professor Appleby
This Analysis by Massabki and Abi-Jaoude has been published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. It has been made open-access.
This correspondence with Professor Ian Reid is from 2014. This is the first time that I have shared it in the public domain. In my opinion, narrative is no less … Continue reading A conversation from 2014 on the duration of antidepressant treatment