Category Archives: resources

Hearing voices

The experience of hearing voices is potentially one of the most distressing that patients presenting to psychiatrists have. Of course hearing a voice does not equate to illness as most, if not all, people will hear a voice at least … Continue reading

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British Science Festival

The British Science Festival is in Newcastle this week (finishing tomorrow). I’ve just run a workshop called ‘Hearing Voices‘, which seemed to go down reasonably well. As I promised the participants they could access the slides I have no uploaded … Continue reading

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Home movies of Sigmund Freud

httpvh:// The founding father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud is shown here in an edited collection of clips from the Freud family’s home movies. The narration is by his daughter Anna Freud, a psychonanalyst herself who along with Melanie Klein was … Continue reading

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Video of a challenging interview

A few years back colleagues at Newcastle General Hospital put together some teaching materials around interview skills. This video shows an interview of a man with depression who, due to his level of irritability, is somewhat difficult to engage with … Continue reading

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New video from SSC student

During his SSC to develop a psychiatry teaching video, fourth year medical student John Hayton, chose to look at the topic of deliberate self harm. The result is a video entitled, “I can’t stop thinking about it…” In the film, … Continue reading

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Dopamine and the anticipation of pleasure

Dr. Robert Sapolsky work as professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University and as a research associate with the Institute of Primate Research at the National Museum of Kenya. Here he talks on the “Science of Pleasure California Academy … Continue reading

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At the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Annual Postgraduate Medical Education Conference last week. The Dean (Robert Howard) was talking about the need for inspiring teaching and recommended that we start by thinking about who inspired us. Looking for some resources … Continue reading

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Friday video

Only one or two new videos this Friday as I’m busy updating the site with new videos and content. This first is from Vimeo and is  a letter written and narrated by a mother longing for her child. It’s a … Continue reading

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Eating disorder video posted

Whilst the video content isn’t new, having previously been available as a RealMedia file on the old teaching website this has been re-edited, reformatted and some content added before being posted on Vimeo. It sets out the story of ‘Beccy’ … Continue reading

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Materials of interest

Friday is the day I usually try and trawl the interweb to try and find resources of interest for teaching or just for interest. The first item is a short animated film about panic that manages to convey the impact … Continue reading

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