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?

Business is booming [Porter’s Bell]

The Porter’s Bell [a film by Peter]: Peter’s sculpture will be a ringing attack on a culture where “disorder” has reached into every aspect of everyday human life. Roy Porter … Continue reading Business is booming [Porter’s Bell]

“It is all too fashionable for psychiatry to be dismissed along with the medical model”

It was interesting to read this month’s guest blog for the Royal College of Psychiatrists by the Chair of RCPsych Scotland, Professor John Crichton. The College has recently celebrated 25 … Continue reading “It is all too fashionable for psychiatry to be dismissed along with the medical model”

A blot, a stain, or perhaps something worse?

In my dictionary I find this definition of ‘blot’: On learning that GSK will resume paying doctors to promote its drugs after a “policy U turn”, Fiona Godlee, Editor in … Continue reading A blot, a stain, or perhaps something worse?