“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”

What duration of treatment with antidepressants is ‘appropriate’?

Very sadly, the lead author of this letter, Professor Ian C Reid, died less than 6 months after it was published. I knew Ian Reid well as we both trained … Continue reading What duration of treatment with antidepressants is ‘appropriate’?

‘Compelling evidence for maintenance treatment for antidepressants’

Dr David Christmas, 27 April 2017: “With regards to evidence, there is compelling evidence of benefit for maintenance treatment for antidepressants for at least 3 years (Geddes et al, 2003). … Continue reading ‘Compelling evidence for maintenance treatment for antidepressants’

RSM Health Matters Podcast: Episode 1 – Antidepressants

RSM Health Matters Podcast: Episode 1 – Antidepressants, Antibiotics and the Gender Pay Gap 26th April 2018 Kaji Sritharan (KS), Professor Sir Simon Wessely (SW), Professor Clare Gerada (CG) [This … Continue reading RSM Health Matters Podcast: Episode 1 – Antidepressants