The Psychopharmacology Committee

Two years have passed since I last considered the Psychopharmacology Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. This committee has increased its membership from 10 to 14. Here is a … Continue reading The Psychopharmacology Committee

“A gem of a book”

The current BMJ includes an obituary to Brice Pitt: emeritus professor of old age psychiatry who died in January of this year. He was clearly regarded highly by his colleagues … Continue reading “A gem of a book”

A Scottish Perspective

This perspective by Jennifer McBain featured in the Herald, 8 May 2021. Jennifer McBain begins by saying that Scotland’s Mental health system “is failing us all”. I share this conclusion. … Continue reading A Scottish Perspective

A newspaper report from 1993

This article, printed in the Irish Independent almost three decades ago, is one of many that featured in newspapers during the early years of SSRI antidepressants.  At this early stage … Continue reading A newspaper report from 1993