Psychiatry Section

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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.

 

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Global mental health: Children in crisis
Global mental health: Children in crisis

Tuesday 9 January 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

This day event with international speakers will discuss the global public health challenge of mental health of young people.  It will cover the research, policy and practice and the programmes for children in war and disaster areas and refugee children and the challenges of running programmes in developing countries/LAMIC.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Psychiatry Section |
Region: London | Accreditation: 6 CPD Points Find out more Arrow Links

Evolution, social connectivity and contagion of ideas: Effects on mental health and well being
Evolution, social connectivity and contagion of ideas: Effects on mental health and well being

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 |
Region: | Accreditation: CPD - Applied for Find out more Arrow Links

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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

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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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  • 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.