Following last week’s BBC Panorama on the dangers of anti-depressants Clinical Psychologist Angela Gilchrist suggests we urgently need more balanced coverage. What do anti-depressants do to help you? And […]
Stephen Fry’s exploration of manic depression (in the current BBC series on mental health, ‘In the Mind‘) has drawn both praise and criticism. Psychology Professor Richard Bentall, has sent an open […]
Sue Holttum suggests that biological explanations for distress may easily be over-emphasised.
‘Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.’ – Benjamin Franklin Over the past year I’ve immersed myself in Twitter. Like many I started tentatively, following the usual parade of […]
Over the last few months we’ve regularly featured pieces taking a critical line on the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and on psychiatric diagnosis more generally. […]