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The ongoing battle with the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK

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Caspur

There is an interesting battle going on between a group of psychiarists and individuals with personal experience of drug withdrawal who have collectivly challenged the RCP in the UK over a statement in a national newspaper and on their web site, minimising the issue of psychiatric drug withdrawal. This is the latest communication from this group - a letter sent to the national Minister for Health asking for intervention.

 

https://www.madinamerica.com/2018/07/30-mental-health-experts-write-secretary-state-unprofessional-conduct-uk-royal-college-psychiatry/

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Bunyapine

Doesn’t this show what we are up against? When you you go to a doctor you try to get them to take into account that you are suffering side effects from withdrawal and that they need to take that note of that 

, but they don’t even know about it. You feel like a pariah!

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Caspur

Yes Bunyapine, I agree. It seems to me this is typical institutional behaviour. They are publicly challenged and rather than responding, they just shut up shop and ignore it. Very arrogant and unprofessional.

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