Can you hear me?BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7350.1364/a (Published 08 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1364
- S M Browning, consultant psychiatrist
- Oxleas NHS Trust, Erith
The young woman, brought by the police, looked past me, perplexed, eyes darting around the room. Some of my questions obtained brief answers, some none. Not all the answers were for me; “But he can't be dead” seemed a response to another voice than mine.
As I was about …