Anatomy of a Confidence Trick
From Auntie Psychiatry, view more here. This cartoon is my take on the ruckus surrounding the Cipriani et al study published by The Lancet in February....
‘Obsessive Categorization Of Mental Conditions’
As part of their ongoing mission to keep their classifications updated with the most recent available findings, the American Psychiatric Association announced Thursday the supplemental addition of “Obsessive Categorization of Mental Conditions” to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders.
Doubt is Our Product
I had the idea for this cartoon while listening to the Royal Society of Medicine podcast: Episode 1. The spiel reads... “In this episode, Prof Sir Simon Wessely, Consultant Psychiatrist and Past President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and Prof Clare Gerada, GP and Past Chairperson of the Royal College of General Practitioners, discuss the increasing use of antidepressants…”