Archives for February, 2013

The horse meat scandals reveal we are more psychologically screwed up about eating animals than we realised. by Dr Raj Persaud and Dr David James

The horsemeat scandals reveal we are psychologically screwed up about eating animals Dr Raj Persaud and Dr David James Everyone’s getting upset because horses are turning up in our dinners rather than cows. But is it possible that this ‘scandal’ is revealing more about our relationships with animals and conflicts in our inner psyches, than […]

Whistleblowing: Why the NHS couldn’t care less by Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen

Whistle-blowing: Why the NHS couldn’t care less Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen The media became obsessed with footballers and other celebrities taking out gagging orders, or ‘super-injunctions’, to prevent the press reporting affairs and other indiscretions. But journalists were turning a blind eye to a much more important and prevalent form of ‘super-injunction’ […]

Does Valentine’s day encourage stalking? Dr Raj Persaud and Dr David James

Knowing the difference between Love and Stalking could save your life   Dr Raj Persaud and Dr David James     Glen Skoler a Forensic Psychologist based in Washington DC, has posed the question of whether the most famous love obsession in western literature – Shakespeare’s sonnets for his ‘dark lady’ – reveal that the […]

How NHS Mental Health Care was failing, as patient Nicola Edgington killed again

How NHS Mental Health Care was failing, as patient Nicola Edgington killed again     Dr Raj Persaud and Dr David James        The media coverage over the savage killing of Sally Hodkin by psychiatric patient Nicola Edgington has, yet again, failed to uncover the real collapse in NHS mental health services.   […]