Tag Archives: Research

And what do YOU do?

Nothing. I do nothing. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of days I’ve worked in the past 18 months. When I was well, I had a career with professional training, and was promoted every two … Continue reading

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Help needed! Could you participate in our research into medication choices in pregnancy?

I mentioned some time ago that I was involved in research with the McPin Foundation and UCL looking at how women make choices about whether to continue psychotropic meds in pregnancy. It’s time for an update – and a plea … Continue reading

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Blogging less, doing more

I know I’ve been blogging much less. I feel guilty about it; I love my blog, and I would never my fantastic readers for granted. Blogging’s been a core part of who I am for over two years now. But … Continue reading

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This week I met up with a total stranger to talk over my feelings about suicide. I described my experiences of suicidal thoughts and the overdose I took during my 2001 episode, and explained what I believe helps suicidal people … Continue reading

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