History of BAP

Welcome to Looking Back - a history of BAP. This page features documents, photos and videos celebrating the history of BAP.

Looking Back - 40th Anniversary Exhibition, 22 July 2014

Inaugural Correspondence and articles, 1974


Professor Richard Green, co-author of "British Association for Psychopharmacology The First 40 Years", gives an illustrated overview of the history of BAP including some snippets from the book. Presented at the BAP Summer Meeting, 17 July 2016.

The book is available free-of-charge to BAP Members. To order, please log in to your home page.
Non-Members can order a copy for £10 here.

Professor David Nutt's Guest Lecture at the BAP Summer Meeting, 21 July 2014, entitled "40 Years of BAP: a lifetime of psychopharmacology".

The following videos contain interviews with past presidents: Trevor Robbins, David Nutt, Clare Stanford, Thomas Barnes, Gavin Reynolds, Nicol Ferrier and Barbara Sahakian, and the winner of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, Phil Cowen.