He specialises in forensic psychiatry (the overlap of mental illness and criminality). However, Dr Das has also had training in numerous other sub-specialties within psychiatry and also regularly gives evidence as a psychiatrist expert witness in civil cases and for the coroner’s court. He therefore also has ample experience in, and is confident to talk about, a plethora of presentations, topics and diagnoses related to mental health.
Dr Das has experience in a wide range of media, from radio to TV to being a regular guest on numerous podcasts, from comedy to true crime, including ‘Insane in the Men’s Brain’ and ‘Riddle Me This’. He has also made media appearances on radio and television programmes for Radio 4, the Matthew Wright radio show on Talk Radio, the upcoming series of Murder Mystery and my Family on BBC One and a new Channel 5 documentary on Broadmoor Hospital.
Dr Das has written articles for Cosmo Online and GQ Magazine. He previously wrote a blog for The Huffington Post blog, which covers a range of topics related to his work and mental health in general, including the difficulties of working as a psychiatrist in the prison environment as well as the side-effects of antidepressants and how they work.
He has even done several dozen stand-up gigs!