Wessely's wife appointed Chair of UK Royal College of GPs

MEKoan

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I thought this little piece from the Independent was very interesting. They posed the following:

How to sleep – a bedside guide
If you lie awake tossing and turning, you're not alone. Will hot drinks, homoeopathy or yoga help you sleep? Esther Walker consults the experts.

From this I would surmise, which would not at all be fair, that SW may not get a great deal of sympathy at home.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...ow-to-sleep-ndash-a-bedside-guide-803076.html
 

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This piece in the Telegraph is also very interesting:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/h...are-addicted-to-every-drug-under-the-sun.html

Dr Gerada set up a clinic for mentally ill and/or addicted doctors and found alarmingly high numbers.

Two thirds of the 184 treated in the first 12 months had mental health problems, while one in three who came to the specialist service had some form of addiction. Of these 51 were alcoholics and 16 drug addicts.

Dr Gerada said: We are seeing every drug under the sun. Ketamine, methadrone, amphetamines, heroin, every drug you have ever heard of is coming through the door.

The service has also treated unexpectedly high numbers of paediatricians, anaesthetists and psychiatrists. The stress of the jobs, easy access to drugs, and the extra stigma attached to psychiatrists suffering from mental health problems could be reasons for the high demand, Dr Gerada said.
This really does speak to the POV of the "psychologizers". If mental illness and addiction is common in their community, there are many reasons why they would engage, perhaps unwittingly, in projection.

It raises the possibility that they may even believe what they say. I suppose one could remain in denial even when being paid crazy well to stay there. We are probably reluctant to ask ourselves questions that put these arrangements in question, like, "Why are international insurance companies so generous to me?" "Must be cuz I'm a genius!" would probably be the answer most of us would come up with.

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I thought this little piece from the Independent was very interesting. They posed the following:

How to sleep – a bedside guide
If you lie awake tossing and turning, you're not alone. Will hot drinks, homoeopathy or yoga help you sleep? Esther Walker consults the experts.

From this I would surmise, which would not at all be fair, that SW may not get a great deal of sympathy at home.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...ow-to-sleep-ndash-a-bedside-guide-803076.html
".....knitting is the best thing you can do because it's monotonous and distracting." Do you suppose 'knitting' is a psychiatric euphemism ?
 

Dr. Yes

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No, I think she actually makes Simon knit sweater vests for himself. That's why he's so MEAN.