Category Archives: perspective: healthcare professional

Post Script to previous “touch” blogs.

A tale of “one city (and two doctors)”. Scotland in general and Glasgow in particular professes a reputation which is “second to none” for fine doctors. Names such as Lister, Black, Beatson and McCall Anderson (to name but a few) … Continue reading

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Depression: Final thoughts (Continued)

Following on from last week’s blog, an important – indeed, key – point to make here concerns the difficulties (for fairly obvious reasons, e.g. practical, ethical, humane, logistical etc.) of researching “learned helplessness” in man. Let me explain what I … Continue reading

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Coping with Anxiety: an Introduction.

Let me begin this blog with a couple of paragraphs, simply intended to record and reflect upon a truly universal mental and behavioural phenomenon. Human fear and anxiety are as old as is humanity itself. Indeed, our sub- and early … Continue reading

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“Saying” and “Hearing”.

(Note. You will note that there has been a temporary break and short delay in the posting of blogs due to illness; sorry about that. SB.) Following on from my most recent blog, the difficulty in writing to you employing … Continue reading

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