Positions, Policies & Perspective Papers

College Papers & Publications

CPsychI REFOCUS Committee Position Paper – Understanding ECT.

This paper aims to address the common fears service users and family members have about ECT, give psychiatrists a better understanding of the concerns of users and families about the treatment, and dispel many of the myths surrounding ECT for the general public.

A Better Future Now: A 2005 Position statement on psychiatric services for children and adolescents in Ireland (OP60)

Alcohol Advertising Policy Paper: Calling Time on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship in Ireland and Press Statement: Call for Ban on Alcohol Advertising & Sponsorship: ICPSYCH press statement,September 2007

How to set up rehabilitation and recovery services in Ireland – produced by the Faculty of Rehabilitation and Social Psychiatry, Irish College of Psychiatrists, 2007

People with a Learning Disability who offend: Forgiven but Forgotten? November 2007

A Better Future Now: A 2005 Position statement on psychiatric services for children and adolescents in Ireland (OP60)

Proposed model for the delivery of a mental health service to people with intellectual disability July 2004 (OP58)