An excerpt from Prof Nick Craddock’s no-nonsense review of the book ‘The Overlap of Affective and Schizophrenic Spectra’ in this month’s British Journal of Psychiatry:
If this book is not of interest, the reader has no business being a psychiatrist.
I think he likes it.
With Michael Owen and Michael O’Donovan, Craddock has been instrumental is completing genetic research into bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
The research has shown that these disorders are unlikely to be distinct conditions, but just different points on a spectrum of problems with mood and thinking.
Link to BJP review of ‘The Overlap of Affective and Schizophrenic Spectra’.
2 thoughts on “Plain talking”
re”problems with mood and thinking” Tell me who has the problem? The diagnostician or the diagnosed.
Oh, wish I had an access to the journal..
I’d read it and write an entry in Russian in my blog..