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The role of media in suicide, a statistical controversy with fMRI data, and the perceived helpfulness of treatment.

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The role of media in suicide, a statistical controversy with fMRI data, and the perceived helpfulness of treatment.

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Meet host Derek

Dr Derek K. Tracy

Member of the Government Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs and beloved Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, Derek is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Meet host Dawn

Dr Dawn N. Albertson

A neurobiologist by training, Chartered Psychologist by title, and educator through blood, sweat and tears, Dawn currently leads Psychology at Bath Spa University.

Meet host Sukhi

Professor Sukhi S. Shergill

A multilingual MD/PhD, Sukhi is a Professor of Psychiatry and Systems Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience at King’s College London and a Consultant Psychiatrist in the National Psychosis Service at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

Meet host Dan

Dr Dan W. Joyce

Certified genius and MD/PhD wunderkid, Dan works at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford and is a Consultant Psychiatrist with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Three psychiatrists and a psychologist walk into a pub (or, in these unprecedented times, a Zoom meeting)….to talk science! Kaleidoscope Live takes you behind the scenes of the monthly British Journal of Psychiatry column of the same name. It’s four friends, talking about the recent science that made them sit up and take notice. Whether it’s about the brain, mental health, or the human condition, Kaleidoscope Live! will bring you today’s most fascinating research. So, pull up a chair. Let’s talk science.

Intended audience

Kaleidoscope Live is designed to be accessible for all. We welcome anyone with an enthusiasm for science, the human mind, and mental health to our table. Cheers!

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