Psychiatry Section

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The Psychiatry Section student and trainee awards is open for applications.  More information and submission can be found here.

 

Coverage from the 'Power, gender, hubris: success and arrogance as risks to leadership in healthcare and beyond' meeting:

Hubris: An ancient concept for a modern age? - Arts and Humanities in Higher Education journal

About this section

Purpose:

For the study and promotion of knowledge in all that relates to psychiatry.

Section members:

Psychiatrists and medical professionals with an interest in the activities of the Section.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

 

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Psychiatry as a career: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask
Psychiatry as a career: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

Wednesday 18 October 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

Practicing trainee and consultant psychiatrist will give advice to medical students and core trainees on what a career in psychiatry can involve and tips on how to apply.

Half Day | Registration: 13:30 | Organised by: Psychiatry Section |
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Social media: Challenges and benefits for mental health and wellbeing
Social media: Challenges and benefits for mental health and wellbeing

Tuesday 14 November 2017, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This event will discuss social media and its benefits, drawbacks and impact on the mental wellbeing of young people and adults.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Psychiatry Section |
Region: | Accreditation: CPD - Applied for Find out more Arrow Links

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Hubris, power, and gender: An anthropological perspective

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Dr Farrah Jarral discusses the history of anthropology, and how it shaped our contemporary understanding of the world

29 minutes | Organised by: Psychiatry Section Watch lecture arrow

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Neurobiology of decision making, gender and the exercise of power

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Professor Trevor Robbins discusses the hubris syndrome and its critical involvement in deficient decision-making.

35 minutes | Organised by: Psychiatry Section Watch lecture arrow

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Psychiatry Section
T: +44 (0)20 7290 2985

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Access psychiatry specialty e-journals

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Access over 5,000 full-text e-journals as an RSM member including:

  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
  • Lancet Psychiatry

 

Section Bibliography

For a list of what we have available via the library for this section, visit our bibliography page and then select the appropriate section link.