Featuring key note speaker Dr Joanna Moncrieff, Psychiatrist, University College London and author of The Myth of the Chemical Cure.
presentation Anti-Psychotics - Myths and Reality
Key note speaker Dr Joanna Moncrieff
Dr Joanna Moncrieff
Dr Joanna Moncrieff is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mental Health Sciences at University College London and a practising consultant psychiatrist at the North East London Foundation Trust.
has spent her
academic career re-evaluating the nature and efficacy of psychiatric drugs and exploring the history and politics of psychiatry more generally.
is the co-chair person of the Critical Psychiatry Network, which was set up in 1998, and has campaigned against the dominance of the biomedical approach to psychiatry, the extension of psychiatric coercion and the influence of the pharmaceutical industry, in alliance with service user groups.
is the author of "The Myth of the Chemical Cure" published by Palgrave Macmillan, "A Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs" published by PCCS books, and numerous papers and book chapters.
The Myth of the Chemical Cure - Joanna Moncrieff
A Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs - Joanna Moncrieff