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”

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”