Lucy Johnstone and Richard Bentall talk about the role of genes in mental health What causes mental health problems? Following the publication of Oliver James’s book Not in Your […]
Continuing our recent reflections on how things in mental health have changed Richard Hallam and Michael Bender take the long view of schizophrenia.
Professor John Read, back in the UK after a long period away, is struck by some important changes in the way we view mental health problems.
For years, drugs were it. If you felt paranoid, heard voices or were diagnosed with schizophrenia, the only thing likely to be on offer was ‘antipsychotic’ medication. Like all drugs, […]
As regular readers of this blog know, we are very interested in the pros and cons of psychiatric diagnosis. We try to discuss this issue in an accessible way and […]