Hugh Middleton – Short Bio

Medical Essentials from England:  A Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and a medical practitioner of nearly 40 years, Hugh Middleton writes on the folly and shortcomings of using “illness” as a euphemism and metaphor for “madness.” His book Psychiatry Reconsidered: From Medical Treatment to Supportive Understanding was published in June of 2015.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.