TAWOP Featured Blog List 2008

Here is a summary of the blogs that have been reviewed to date. To go to a more detailed review  just click on the main links below and for the blogs themselves just click on the link at the end of the summary. If you think there are any blogs that should be included, you can add your suggestion as a comment.

Psychiatry Blogs

Ars Psychiatrica. Psychiatrist Dr Neil Scheurich looks at the intersection between the arts and psychiatry. There are lots of interesting articles (blog link here).

Carlat Psychiatry Blog. Blog by psychiatrist Dr Dan Carlat examining the relationship between pharmaceutical companies and medical education (blog link here).

Shrink Rap Blog. Engaging psychiatry blog by three psychiatrists with lots of interesting articles (blog link here).

The Psychiatrist Blog. Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest looking at the intersection between psychiatry and politics (blog link here).

Psychology Blogs

Clinical Psychology and Pscyhiatry. A closer look. Blog providing a critique of psychiatry and psychology research (Blog link here).

CogSci Librarian Review. This is a blog by a librarian with an interest in cognitive neuroscience. Lots of useful insights into the resources librarians offer as well as cognitive neuroscience links (Blog link here).

Dr Deb. A psychology blog with articles covering many different areas and which are accessible for a general audience (Blog link here).

Mind Hacks. Popular long-running blog looking at psychology and neuroscience issues (Blog link here).

PsychCentral. Heavyweight longstanding psychology blog by Dr John Grohal who also runs a forum at his website (Blog link here).

Blogs looking at Pharmaceutical Issues

Furious Seasons. Blog by journalist Philip Dawdy who has Bipolar Illness and writes about a number of issues relating to psychiatry and pharma (Blog link here).

Pharma Blog. Blog looking at pharmaceutical news giving a broad overview of developments in the field (Blog link here).

Blogs about Life with an Illness

Aethelread the Unread. Insightful blog by Aethelread who has recurrent depression and writes engagingly about a number of issues (Blog link here).

Bipolar Mo. Blog by a nurse with Bipolar Illness who is also a musician writing about aspects of his life (Blog link here).

Neuroscience Blogs

All in the Mind. Blog by science journalist Natasha Mitchell who also features in the radio show of the same name (Blog link here).

Brain Stimulant. Blog looking at many interesting neuroscience articles including neural prosthetics and computational neuroscience (Blog link here).

The Mouse Trap. Blog by polymath Sandeep Gautam on neuroscience topics as well as interesting theories that he is developing (Blog link here).

Neurocritic. Nice blog with critiques of neuroimaging studies and insights into neuroscience (Blog link here).

Nursing Blogs

Mental Nurse. Enjoyable blog by a group of mental health nurses with a range of perspectives on mental health issues.

Sociology Blogs

Everyday Sociology. A blog on sociology by a group of sociologists giving insights into contemporary events (Blog link here).

Art Therapy Blogs

Sara Roizen. Fine art muralist. A creative blog by artist Sara Roizen who is training to become an art therapist (Blog link here).

Occupational Therapy Blogs

ABC Therapeutics Weblog. Fascinating and at times poignant blog about occupational therapy with heavyweight analysis (Blog link here).

Anthropology Blogs

Somatosphere. Science, medicine and Anthropology. Looking at medicine and science from an anthropological perspective (Blog link here).

Genetics Blogs

The Genetic Genealogist. Blog by a geneticist covering genealogy and related topics in genetics  (Blog link here).


The comments made here represent the opinions of the author and do not represent the profession or any body/organisation. The comments made here are not meant as a source of medical advice and those seeking medical advice are advised to consult with their own doctor. The author is not responsible for the contents of any external sites that are linked to in this blog.

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