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ALL IN THE MIND
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Wednesday 16:30-17:00
Dr Raj Persaud explores the limits and potential of the mind, revealing the latest research and bringing together experts and commentators from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and mental health.
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Wednesday 2 October 2002
Brain Scan

Sleep Clinic

Dr Raj Persaud visits one of the country's leading sleep clinics at St Thomas' Hospital, London and finds out about the latest developments in Narcolepsy and Insomnia Research.

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Narcolepsy
Research on Neuroproteins - Hypocretin

Insomnia Research
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and New Drug Treatments

For further information, please contact:
Dr Irshaad Ebrahim
Sleep Disorders Centre
St Thomas' Hospital
Lambeth Palace Road
London
SE1 7EH

Email for St Thomas' Hospital Sleep Disorders Centre: Sleepcentre@aol.com

Eysenck's Personality Test

Can numbers really tell us anything about people? Claudia Hammond is the guinea pig, filling in the controversial questionnaire developed by Hans Eysenck.

Contributors:

Jo Silvester, Professor of Occupational Psychology at Goldsmiths University of London
Mark McDermott, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, University of East London.

Social Psychiatry and Transcultural Psychiatry

Interview with Julian Leff, Professor of Social Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry.

This November sees the launch of the first MSc in Transcultural Mental Healthcare at Queen Mary, University of London, which addresses the mental healthcare of black and ethnic minorities by strengthening the skills and knowledge of professionals working with multi-cultural populations. Raj Persaud talks to Dr Kamaldeep Bhui, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, who is also the course director. Dr Bhui also talks about his new book Racism and Mental Health.

To obtain a brochure and register your interest, please contact:
Mrs Medhurst
MSc Administrator
Institute of Community Health Sciences
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London
E1 4NS
Tel: 020 7882 7555
Fax: 020 7882 7551
Email:g.medhurst@qmul.ac.uk

Books details:
The Unbalanced Mind
by Julian Leff
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN 0297646400

Racism and Mental Health
by Dr Kamaldeep Bhui (Editor)
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN 1843100762

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