Guy Goodwin

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Guy Manning Goodwin FMedSci[1] (born 8 November 1947) is a Professor of Psychiatry who specialises in the neurobiology of bipolar disorder. He is the current holder of the W A Handley Chair of Psychiatry at Oxford University.[2]

Professor Goodwin has been the head of Oxford University's Department of Psychiatry since 2006, and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford since 1996.[3] He was President of the British Association for Psychopharmacology in 2002-2004.[4]

In 2005 Professor Goodwin treated the theatre critic Sheridan Morley for acute depression, using deep brain stimulation.[5]


  1. ^ "Professor Guy Goodwin FMedSci". The Academy of Medical Sciences. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Guy Goodwin". University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Professor Guy Goodwin". Merton College, Oxford. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "BAP Officers & Council Members". British Association for Psychopharmacology. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Leon, Ruth (5 July 2011). "Brain surgery saved my husband from the torment of depression". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 23 July 2013.