Models of Madness

Good morning, this is the second of what I hope will be reasonably regular newsletters directed at the evolving biocognitive model of mental disorder, the goal being to provide a valid alternative to the current mess in psychiatry. Is psychiatry a mess? Well, Dr Alan Frances certainly thinks so. His …

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Report from America: 2013

I have just returned from an exhausting trip to the US to launch my fifth book, bravely entitled The Biocognitive Model for Psychiatry: The Mind-Body Problem Explained. The title comes from Dennett’s book from 1991, titled Consciousness Explained, in which he emphatically did not explain consciousness. I hope I haven’t fallen into his trap. …

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