Mental Health

A high-profile whistleblower at the Care Quality Commission, the health watchdog, was subjected to a mental health assessment after raising concerns about poor leadership and performance at the organisation, internal documents show

CQC whistleblower ‘subjected to mental health assessment’ The organisation’s chief executive Cynthia Bower stood down in February after   a Government review endorsed Mrs Sheldon’s concerns about poor governance,   poor leadership and unclear accountability. Mrs Sheldon, a non-executive director at the… Read More ›

Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan, offers a scathing critique of the mental-health establishment and pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of incorrectly classifying millions as mentally ill out of self-interest and greed.

SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan 2 AUG 2012 Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is one of the world’s leading experts in child development. In a SPIEGEL interview, he offers a scathing critique of the mental-health establishment and pharmaceutical companies, accusing them… Read More ›