The BAP is a learned society and registered charity. It promotes research and education in psychopharmacology and related areas, and brings together people in academia, health services, and industry. Formed in 1974, it is the largest such national association in Europe, and the second largest in the world.
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BAP endorses the Fact Sheet on Ketamine Scheduling
Fact Sheet on Ketamine Scheduling (updated 27 Feb 2015)
Extended Fact Sheet on Ketamine Scheduling
Members of CND
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) position paper
Schedule II and IV requirements
Essential veterinary use of ketamine
Read Professor David Nutt's article on the ketamine ban
Update 24 February – in response to a letter from BAP, the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, replies “I would like to assure you that the UK Government supports the continued medical and scientific use of ketamine for the reasons that you have set out. The UK Government will make this point in international fora as appropriate, and will not support its scheduling under the international drug conventions.”
Update 27 February – the final version of the fact sheet and additional advocacy documents are now available to download (above).
The War On Drugs Is Harmful
Stephen talks about the war on drugs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
24th August 2015
Depression treatment – the way forward
Jonathan talks to Lynne Malcolm of Australian Radio National to talk about depression and the brain for 'All in the mind'
9th August 2015
Non-Invasive Neuromodulation of the Central Nervous System: Opportunities and Challenges: Workshop Summary
Jeff co-organised a symposium on science and policy issues in non-invasive neurostimulation and the Institute of Medicine released a report.
27th July 2015
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