What Price Depression?

The above paper was published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 1994 with the support of SmithKline Beecham Ltd. What Price Depression? This is an important question. Please click … Continue reading What Price Depression?

“To encourage respect”

Earlier this month the Royal College of Psychiatrists “reissued” their Social Media Policy “to encourage respect”:The reissuing of this policy attracted a number of responses from Members of the Royal … Continue reading “To encourage respect”

On the values of trust and kindness

In recent times, the reporting of UK politics has focussed on the values guiding the behaviour of those in power. The following comment is from a newspaper editorial:This is the … Continue reading On the values of trust and kindness

“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”