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
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For the study and promotion of knowledge in all that relates to psychiatry.
Psychiatrists and medical professionals with an interest in the activities of the Section.
Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.
Tuesday 13 March 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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
Tuesday 8 May 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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
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Ms Caroline Harrison discusses how the court views and deals with psychiatric disease
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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
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