Psychiatry Section

psych_section_new

The Psychiatry Section Mental Health Foundation research prize 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.

 

events listing

Filter by:

Psychiatry and evolution: Biological and social perspectives
Psychiatry and evolution: Biological and social perspectives

Tuesday 13 March 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This one day conference will explore social, environmental and evolutionary influences on human behaviour and mental health.

Day | Registration: 08:45 | Organised by: Psychiatry Section, RCPsych Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group |
Region: | Accreditation: 6 CPD Points Find out more Arrow Links

In Kraepelin’s shadow: Historical and philosophical foundations of contemporary biological psychiatry
In Kraepelin’s shadow: Historical and philosophical foundations of contemporary biological psychiatry

Tuesday 8 May 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This 1 day event with multiple international speakers will bring together psychiatrist, philosophers and historians to discuss the roots of contemporary biological psychiatry. 

It will also inform and deepen the understanding and practice of clinical psychiatry and how past pitfalls can be avoided.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Psychiatry Section, RCPsych History of Psychiatry SIG , RCPsych Philosophy SIG |
Region: | Accreditation: CPD - Applied for Find out more Arrow Links

online learning

Find out more arrow

Visit RSM videos to view recently recorded lectures relevant to this Section

Watch lecture
How psychiatric disease is approached by the courts

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Ms Caroline Harrison discusses how the court views and deals with psychiatric disease

31 minutes | Organised by: Psychiatry Section Watch lecture arrow

Watch lecture
Neurobiology of decision making, gender and the exercise of power

Free to watch

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

35 minutes | Organised by: Psychiatry Section Watch lecture arrow

previous meetings More previous meetings

contact us

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

psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk arrow

online learning

psychiatry_promo

View videos of section meetings and lectures related to psychiatry. 

watch videos arrow

Access psychiatry specialty e-journals

ejournal promo

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.