“A group of Japanese scientists…hypothesise that ‘very low but sustained lithium intake can prevent suicide in the general population’…here is medical science as an institution of social control, with the physicians as ‘biocrats’ subverting democracy by the sheer force of their ‘professionalism’. Has medicine become too professional, with ‘cases’ to be ‘fixed’ rather than help […]
John Waters, Irish Times journalist, described my first book Beyond Prozac as: “The single most important contribution to our understanding of suicide in the past ten years . . . As a statement by a qualified and practising doctor of something which many of us instinctively know to be true, it is a vital articulation of the […]
“#limerickcityofculture fact. One of the world’s most forward thinking doctors on psychiatric illness is a Limerick man @DrTerryLynch”. @Rubberbandits · 5 Jan 2014 (tweet).
Dr.William Glasser made the following references to Terry Lynch and his book Beyond Prozac in his 2003 book Warning: Psychiatry can be Hazardous to your Mental Health: Dedication: “To Brian Lennon, my esteemed colleague from Ireland. Since we met years ago, I have felt that your mind was a mirror of mine. When you sent […]
“Terry trained in general practice and worked in that area for a long time, and then became quite disillusioned with way in which many of his patients, the mental health aspect of general practice, was being handled. And Terry being a true scientist started to read the literature, and started to become aware that a […]