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 Time to say goodbye
Shortly after this new text book was published I purchased it and read it over a long weekend in May. I took notes and added marginalia as I read [here … Continue reading An explanation
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?
I have submitted the following to the BMJ in response to this research news: Large meta-analysis ends doubts about efficacy of antidepressants In Scotland, it is estimated that 1 in … Continue reading Antidepressant prescribing and informed consent
This is the transcript of a short film I made in late May 2011 called ‘AWOKEN’: It forms the summarised reply by me to Wake-up call for British Psychiatry written … Continue reading Re-Awoken
This is a BMJ response written by me on the 8th June 2011. Four years on and I remain just as concerned about the over-medicalisation of “mood disorders”. None of my words take away … Continue reading “Bipolarisation”
A reply by Peter J. Gordon to the Editorial: Erving Goffman’s Asylums 50 years on. The British Journal of Psychiatry (2011) 198.http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/198/1/1.long It so happened that as I opened up … Continue reading Hold hands among the atoms