Posts Tagged ‘Dr Greg Neate’

An interview with Toby Amies, director of The Man Whose Mind Exploded, for the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Faculty of Neuropsychiatry’s newsletter, Neuropsychiatry News (pg 33-37). Here, Amies describes his approach and the ethical considerations involved with filming Drako Oho Zahazar, a man whose anterograde amnesia subsequent to two traumatic brain injuries means he can never remember his personal champion


Last month, the mental health charity, Rethink Mental Illness, published The Abandoned Illness, an 88 page report about schizophrenia and its care in England.

While their report is very readable report and provides a good explanation of psychosis, schizophrenia and the issues involved, among the sympathetic coverage given to the illness, there was also an emphasis on “catastrophic failings” in care and the “scandal” of schizophrenia’s reduced life expectancy, though neither of these quoted descriptions appear in the report itself.


My report on my placement in Ghana has just been published on the Royal College of Psychiatrists website and is reproduced here. It’s a shortened, reworded version of the Neate Experience in Ghana blog that I posted in October 2010.