I’m a Visiting Professor in Medical Humanities at King’s College London. I’ve written books on anger, on love and trials of passions, and on women.

I’m fascinated by the subject of emotions: extreme emotions, madness, Freud, the therapeutic and psychiatric professions.



Everyday Madness: On Grief, Anger, Loss and Love

Trials of Passion: Crimes in the Name of Love and Madness

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors