Nine To Noon for Monday 8 September 2008
Nine to Noon on 8 September 2008
9:05 Anti-psychotic drugs and children
A growing number of children, including those under four, are being prescribed powerful anti-psychotic drugs despite the fact they have never been tested for use in children and are only meant to be used for adults with severe forms of mental illness.
To discuss this are Julie Zito, Associate professor in Pharmacy and Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy; Wendy Duff, spokesperson for The Autism Society whose teenage son is on a powerful anti-psychotic drug Respiridone to control his violent outbursts; and Peter Moodie, Medical Director of the drug buying agency Pharmac.
9:30 Perfect Apologies
Lauren Bloom, author of The Art of the Apology: How to Apologize Effectively to Practically Anyone, available as an e-book on www.perfectapology.com
9:45 David Mark - from the US website Politico.com on the US election
10:05 Feature Interview - Mark Billingham
Mark Billingham is a stand up comedian, former actor and now a best selling author of a crime series featuring a "kind of thick" hero.
10:30 Book Review: Peter Peryer: Photographer by Peter Simpson and Peter Peryer
Reviewed by Mary Daysh
Published by Auckland University Press
ISBN 978 186 9400 4178
10:45 Book Reading: Mr Allbones' Ferrets by Fiona Farrell
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11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre
11:30 Guest Chef Richard Till with wines to match with John Hawkesby
11:45 Tommy Honey, sophist and provocateur