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?

Mass prescribing

Why in the UK do we have mass prescribing of antidepressants?  Nearly 1 in 5 adults are now taking an antidepressant. It is now being asked if this is a … Continue reading Mass prescribing

Based on a theory

Nearly 30 years ago the ‘Defeat Depression Campaign’ was launched. It ran for 5 years. It was sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry and was the “concerted policy” of the Royal … Continue reading Based on a theory

“Not a trustworthy source of info on me”

There are a number of high profile psychiatrists on social media. Many years ago one of them was described on Twitter as ‘The Poster Boy for British Psychiatry’.  A further … Continue reading “Not a trustworthy source of info on me”