Psychiatric Drugs

Asperger's Syndrome To Be Reclassified

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK

Aspergers Syndrome is to be reclassified in the next edition of one of the world's most influential psychiatric reference manuals. The Diagnostic a...

Lack of Routine, Too Much Creativity, a Mental Health Condition... You're in Butlins

Kerry Hudson | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

I haven't met many people with mental health problems who aren't in some way or other creative, we naturally question everything, perhaps to obsessiveness sometimes, and spiral off in different directions looking for alternative conclusions, very much like the artist's mind.

Has Cannabis Been Secretly Genetically Modified to Render it More Dangerous?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

Is it not possible that many families would find it easier to confront the problems of drug abuse and be more likely to obtain medical help, if there wasn't the taboo associated with criminalising these substances?

Being Admitted to a Psychiatric Ward - The Experience and the Process

Dr. Sohom Das | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sohom Das

I recently watched a film - a terrible film - which had an archaic, grotesque depiction of life in a psychiatric ward. After I recovered from the boredom, I woke up, wiped dribble from my shirt, and then started to ponder over it. It was frustrating to think that people who have no experience of this kind of environment may be influenced by such a portrayal.