Posts Tagged ‘psychiatry’

Psychiatrists refusing euthanasia derided as inhumane

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Psychiatrists who go against the liberal interpretation of Belgium’s euthanasia laws are being derided as inhumane and lacking empathy for those facing unbearable suffering. Dr Willem Lemmens, who is a bioethicist, spoke out last weekend after a symposium which looked at the ethics surrounding suicide and euthanasia, psychiatry and mental health care. “In just a few Read more

Catholic marriage and sex ethicist Dr Jack Dominian dies

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Catholic psychiatrist and theologian Dr Jack Dominian, who championed a rethink on Christian sexual ethics, has died in the United Kingdom, aged 84. As early as 1977, Dr Dominian warned against what he called the Catholic Church’s pre-occupation with marital chastity at the expense of other factors in a successful marriage. In his “Proposals for Read more

Quick cure for personality disorder

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

I have just been cured of a major mental illness. The cure was cheap, effective and instant.  And the original diagnosis did not involve any ‘road to Damascus’ experience after hours on the couch, years of painful soul searching in therapy, or complex cognitive behavioural therapy. No drugs or surgery either — NHS executives take Read more