Bizzare and Disconcerting Invitation

James Davies

Just heard some news that the Institute of Psychiatry has invited Professor Charles Nemeroff to deliver an inaugural lecture. The thing about Nemeroff, as I discuss in Cracked, is that he has received $2.8 million in personal income from drug companies. He also failed to report most of this to the University in contravention of federal research rules. Today I therefore wrote this email to the Institute of Psychiatry (feel free to send your own emails too, the address is: carmine.pariante@kcl.ac.uk 

Dear Professor Carmine,
My name is Dr James Davies, author of a recent critical book on psychiatry called, Cracked. As an academic and clinician who is deeply concerned with the close ties between the pharmaceutical industry and psychiatry, and as someone who aims to expose these ties wherever possible, it came as a shock to me to hear that The Institute of Psychiatry has decided to invite Charles…

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