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Don R. Lipsitt Award 2018

Don R. Lipsitt Award 2018

Dr. Jane Walker, Department of Psychiatry, is the 2018 recipient of the Don R. Lipsitt award.

BBC Radio 4 Series: A History of Delusions

BBC Radio 4 Series: A History of Delusions

Starting on Monday 3 December, Professor Daniel Freeman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, presents a new ten-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A History of Delusions'.

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 3-day Interactive Course

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 3-day Interactive Course

Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani, the course is designed to enhance understanding and expertise in carrying out systematic reviews and meta-analysis. It is aimed at psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health professionals, pharmacists and researchers in neuroscience and related disciplines.

Winners of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards University of Oxford

Winners of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards University of Oxford

The annual Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards mark the highest level of achievement within the field of psychiatry.

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Anxiety Depression

Group-based talking therapies shown to be most effective treatment for young people with anxiety disorders.

My Mind Our Humanity

My Mind Our Humanity

The University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry is working with partners to develop and lead The Young People’s Campaign for the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development

Athena SWAN – Silver Award announced 25 October 2018

Athena SWAN – Silver Award announced 25 October 2018

Successful renewal of the Department of Psychiatry's Silver Athena SWAN award, University of Oxford

Computer modelling used to discover and design new mental health drugs

Computer modelling used to discover and design new mental health drugs

Whole-brain computer modelling reveals the effects of LSD on the human brain

Unique research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Unique research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Professor Morten Kringelbach and army doctor Alexander Fjaeldstad give lectures about PTSD, psychological trauma and head injuries at the Royal Institution.

Young People who self-harm - New Resource for School Staff Published

Young People who self-harm - New Resource for School Staff Published

The Centre for Suicide Research together with colleagues has produced a new resource on Self-harm for School Staff - ‘Young people who self-harm: A guide for school staff.’

New: Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health

New: Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health

Now open for applications. This exciting new course runs from 6 to 8 January 2019 at the University of Oxford.

ADHD medications: large scale review

ADHD medications: large scale review

A new study co-authored by the Department of Psychiatry's Prof Andrea Cipriani shows that of all available drugs, methylphenidate should be first option for short-term treatment in children.

'Depression and anxiety during pregnancy more common among young women today'

'Depression and anxiety during pregnancy more common among young women today'

Prof Alan Stein co-authors a new paper revealing the increase of depression and anxiety in today's generation of young pregnant women.

Study provides first evidence that psychological therapy can be successfully delivered automatically in virtual reality

Study provides first evidence that psychological therapy can be successfully delivered automatically in virtual reality

Pioneering clinical trial of automated virtual reality (VR) psychological therapy for fear of heights.

The Guardian: 'NHS clinical trials are the envy of the world'

The Guardian: 'NHS clinical trials are the envy of the world'

The Guardian highlights the PREVENT study with which Ivan Koychev, clinical lecturer in old age psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, is involved.

OxTALENT 2018 winner for ‘a true partnership’

OxTALENT 2018 winner for ‘a true partnership’

Members of the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society group, Gabriela Pavarini, Jessica Lorimer, Arianna Manzini and Ilina Singh have won an OxTalent 2018 Public Engagement Award.

The One Show: SlowMo Story

The One Show: SlowMo Story

The app designed by researchers at the Department of Psychiatry to slow down negative thoughts of people with paranoia appeared on the BBC's The One Show. They revealed how one of the first users, Angie, is benefiting from this innovative approach.

Impact of paternal post-traumatic stress disorder on the children of military fathers

Impact of paternal post-traumatic stress disorder on the children of military fathers

Prof Alan Stein and colleagues examined the impact of PTSD on children whose fathers had been in the armed forces.

Oxford Academic Psychiatry Autumn School 2018

Oxford Academic Psychiatry Autumn School 2018

Details have been announced of this year's autumn school.

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