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I must admit that I was shocked by the death of
Prof.Kendell. In fact I worked with him as a clinical assistant in the
Department of Psychiatry in Edinburgh, 75-76. Hhe was very clever as a
clinician, very good as a teacher and very supportive to those who worked with
him. He was very active as a researcher. One can see his papers in yellow
journal, Am.J.Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine,..etc. Still I can remember
his behaviour with the patients during the ward round,very sympathatic; he
used to attend the kardex at 9.00am, could be before us.
I saw him in Amman, Jordan, during the Regional meeting of the Royal
College of Psychiatrists, 2000, Regency Hotel. He was the same as an active
person. I am sure he will be always remembered by his
students, colleagues, his patients, and any one who read his work.