BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.


Accessibility help
Text only
BBC Homepage
BBC Radio
BBC Radio 4 - 92 to 94 FM and 198 Long WaveListen to Digital Radio, Digital TV and OnlineListen on Digital Radio, Digital TV and Online

PROGRAMME FINDER:
Programmes
Podcasts
Schedule
Presenters
PROGRAMME GENRES:
News
Drama
Comedy
Science
Religion|Ethics
History
Factual
Messageboards
Radio 4 Tickets
Radio 4 Help

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 

Science
ALL IN THE MIND
MISSED A PROGRAMME?
Go to the Listen Again page
PROGRAMME INFO
Tuesday 21:00-21:30
Rpt: Wed 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.
Contact All in the Mind
BBC Action Line:
0800 044 044
LISTEN AGAINListen 30 min
Listen to 13 July 
PRESENTER
PROF. RAJ PERSAUD
Raj Persaud
PROGRAMME DETAILS
Tuesday 13 July   2004
Brain Scan

Doctor/Patient Relationships
What happens when psychiatrists, psychotherapists and counsellors overstep the mark and end up having a relationship with their patient? Raj Persaud discusses the issue with Susie Orbach, psychotherapist and author and Stephen Palmer, a psychotherapist and Professor of Psychology at City University in London.
For more information call POPAN (The Prevention of Professional Abuse Network) on 0845 450 0300

Truth Drugs
Claudia Hammond reports on truth drugs and in particular Sodium Amytal, which has been used ever since the Second World War to try to enable people to recover lost memories. She speaks to Ben Shephard, author of A War of Nerves, Professor Hannah Steinberg, a psychopharmacologist at University College London and John Aggleton, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Cardiff University.

Recovered Memory
Dr Janet Boakes, consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist at Springfield Hospital in Tooting and Dr Chris Freeman, consultant psychotherapist and psychiatrist at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital discuss the phenomenon of recovered memory - do they really exist or are they false?
If you would like a paper on this, please e-mail allinthemind@bbc.co.uk

White Noise
Can white noise be used as a predictor for psychosis? A scientist has claimed that if you can hear the festive song I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas in white noise then you may be likely to suffer from psychosis. Chris Frith, Professor of Neuropsychology at University College London explains.
For more information look in the journal Personality and Individual Differences Vol 35 (2003) pages 889-896


Book details:
A War of Nerves: Soldiers and Psychiatrists, 1914-1994
by Ben Shephard
Pimlico, 2002
ISBN: 0712667830

Listen Live
Audio Help
DON'T MISS
Leading Edge
PREVIOUS PROGRAMMES
6 July
2 March
24 February
17 February
10 February
3 February
27 January
18 November
Latest Programme
Health & Wellbeing Programmes
Current Programmes
Archived Programmes

News & Current Affairs | Arts & Drama | Comedy & Quizzes | Science | Religion & Ethics | History | Factual

Back to top


About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy