Archives for May, 2012

THE CRAVING

THE CRAVING   Dr Raj Persaud Consultant Psychiatrist     Anyone who tries to diet or give up smoking or cut down on alcohol or reduce chocolate consumption will usually experience ‘craving’. This is where you get uncomfortable bodily feelings which only appear to be assuaged by consuming the product you’ve been trying to avoid. […]

When doctors go on strike – patients stop dying by Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

When doctors go on strike, patients stop dying By Dr Raj Persaud, Consultant Psychiatrist, and Dr Peter Bruggen, retired Consultant Psychiatrist As doctors vote on whether to strike in the UK, what’s the likely impact of withdrawing medical care on the health of the nation? The doctor’s union, the British Medical Association, seems to be […]

Meet the Parents – but beware if they are Asian? New research shows that parents inevitably get into conflict with their children over who they should marry – it’s in the genes. By Raj Persaud

MEET THE PARENTS – BUT BEWARE IF THEY ARE ASIAN? NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT PARENTS INEVITABLY GET INTO CONFLICT WITH THEIR CHILDREN OVER WHO THEY SHOULD MARRY – ITS IN THE GENES RAJ PERSAUD CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST Although Asians in the UK, particularly younger generations, increasingly resemble the host nation in many aspects of culture and […]