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Dr Allan Beveridge

History and Humanities Editor of the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh; an Assistant Editor of the British Journal of Psychiatry; Assistant Editor of History of Psychiatry
Qualified in Medicine 1979, Glasgow University. Consultant Psychiatrist, Queen Margaret Hospital, 1987-2017. Over 70 publications on the history of psychiatry and medical humanities including book on RD Laing, 'Portrait of the psychiatrist as a young man.' OUP, 2011.

Research and Teaching Interests

History of psychiatry; Literature and madness; Visual Arts and madness. Lecturer on postgrad psychiatry course, Royal Edinburgh Hospital; Lecturer on History of Madness course, Edinburgh University; Honorary Fellow, History, Edinburgh University; Ph.D supervisor, Edinburgh University.


History of MedicineLiteratureLiterature and MedicineMental healthPsychiatryR. D. Laing