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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.