Happiness™BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0309345a (Published 01 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0309345a
- Maryam Naeem, third year medical student1
- 1Barts and The London Medical School
If the books in the mind, body, spirit section of your local bookshop are to be believed, most psychiatric and metabolic disorders can be cured by “positive affirmations” or by following stringent non-evidence based diets which eliminate more food groups than actually exist.
Ferguson's first novel, Happiness™, is a razor sharp satire on the entire self help …