Dr Tim Cantopher studied at University College, London and University College Hospital. He trained as a psychiatrist at St James' Hospital, Portsmouth and St George's Hospital Medical School. He has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 1983 and was elected fellow of the college in 1999. Previous to his retirement, Dr Cantopher worked as a consultant psychiatrist with the Priory Group of Hospitals for many years, and he has published a number of research projects across the field of psychiatry. Dr Cantopher is married with three children. He is the author of the best-selling Depressive Illness: The Curse of the Strong (Sheldon, Third Edition 2012), Stress-related Illness (Sheldon, 2007) and Dying for a Drink, (Sheldon, 2011).
This book should be read by everybody ... It offers invaluable insight into depression - Depression Alliance; If the response to his BBC broadcast is anything to go by, Tim Cantopher is saying something uniquely powerful to people with depression. People affected by depression tell me this is the most powerful and helpful book ever written about the topic. I keep meeting people who say this book changed their lives - BBC Radio