Dr Harvey Gordon was Medical Director of Broadmoor Secure Hospital for eight years. In this definitive history of Britain's most infamous psychiatric institution, he lifts the lid on the meeting-ground of medicine and law enforcement, including case studies of colourful inmates such as Peter Sutcliffe and Ronnie Kray.
Dr Harvey Gordon worked at Broadmoor as a consultant psychiatrist for close to twenty years, and served as Medical Director for eight years prior to his retirement. He is a frequent contributor to The British Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, and many other journals. He is a recognised world expert on sex offenders and the link between road traffic accidents and mental health, and has written extensively on the portrayal of mental illness in Biblical and Talmudic literature. Dr Gordon is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists amd holds an Honorary Senior Lectureship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. Broadmoor: An Inside Story is his first book.