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1 'Were the Disciples Mad?' Theology and Mental Health Seminar Starting from a re-evaluation of health from its spiritual and sentient dimensions, this interdisciplinary seminar explores faith and religious experiences from the perspective of recent advances in our understanding of mental health and brain function. Alex Popescu, James Ramsay, David Foreman 27 Nov 2019
2 Creative Commons The Gut-Brain Axis and How What We Eat Affects How We Feel For Brain Awareness Week, Dr Phil Burnet (Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford) speaks about how the gut microbiome can affect mood and mental health. Phil Burnet 19 Mar 2019
3 School Based Approaches for Mental Health Interventions Outlining the opportunities schools have to work on their own school culture to best support refugee children with mental health problems, and unaccompanied refugee children in schools. Esther Schroeder, Mina Fazel, Aoife O'Higgins 05 Feb 2019
4 Family, Home and Community Interventions for Refugee Children How the family, home and community impact refugee children’s mental health and what can be done to support them. Links between parental and children’s mental health, and recognising young people’s agency. Esther Schroeder, Mina Fazel, Aoife O'Higgins, Katy Robjant 05 Feb 2019
5 Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF-CBT) What is TF-CBT, how is it used with young people post trauma, and how young people can be assisted to continue with therapy. Esther Schroeder, Ruth Reed 05 Feb 2019
6 Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) What is NET, how it is used, who can be trained to do NET, and outlining the sessions. Esther Schroeder, Mina Fazel, Katy Robjant, Kerry Young 05 Feb 2019
7 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Refugee Children What traumatic events can increase the risk of having PTSD, how children with PTSD present, what happens in the brain, and grounding techniques. Esther Schroeder, Kerry Young, Katy Robjant 05 Feb 2019
8 Psychological Assessment Approaches for Refugee Children Barriers, diagnostic difficulties, and cultural and language considerations for doing a thorough psychological assessment. Esther Schroeder, Mina Fazel, Ruth Reed, Katy Robjant 05 Feb 2019
9 Militant masks: youth and insecurity in the Niger Delta David Pratten, the University of Oxford, presented the Anthropology Departmental Seminar on 9 November 2018 David Pratten 31 Jan 2019
10 Creative Commons Computational Literary Studies and Mental Health A project combining English literature, experimental psychology, and computational linguistics, with a focus on entropy, abstraction, and mental health. James Carney, Emily Troscianko 12 Sep 2018
11 Creative Commons What Does Disney do to Mental Health? Exploring the dangers of Disney’s take on poverty, mental health, and relationships. Jenifer Fisher, Nikki York, Emily Troscianko 12 Sep 2018
12 Creative Commons That Way Lies Madness: Poets, Power, Health The Equality and Diversity Unit and TORCH are delighted to announce that Gwyneth Lewis will give the 2018 Disability Lecture. Gwyneth Lewis, Dan Holloway 04 Jun 2018
13 A Conversation about Bipolar Disorder and Creative Process: Lucy Newlyn and Richard Lawes A Conversation about Bipolar Disorder and Creative Process: Lucy Newlyn and Richard Lawes. This followed the publication, earlier this year, of Lucy's 15-year memoir, Diary of a Bipolar Explorer. Lucy Newlyn, Richard Lawes, Will Donaldson 30 May 2018
14 Hidden Beneath the Surface: Untold Tales of Neurodivergence and Mental Difference in Oxford World Mental Health Day 2017 Dan Holloway, Miranda Reilly, Sonia Boue, Marie Tidball 18 Oct 2017
15 Dementia, future treatments and research Prof. Klaus Ebmeier is the Foundation Chair of Old Age Psychiatry. In this interview he gives his point of view on dementia, normal aging and why new treatments are not yet effective. Klaus Ebmeier 21 Mar 2017
16 Creative Commons Comedian and broadcaster, Ruby Wax (Kellogg, 2010) Comedian and broadcaster Ruby Wax shares her experiences of studying mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy and why she taken on a mission to save the world’s mental health. Ruby Wax 28 Apr 2016
17 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma Plenary Session II: Vulnerable Adults and the Criminal Justice System Keith Hawton, Seena Fazel 06 Apr 2016
18 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma Panel 2: (Re)shaping Vulnerabilities through Criminal Proceedings, Detention and Immigration detention of Adults Sarah Turnbull 06 Apr 2016
19 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma Panel 2: (Re)shaping Vulnerabilities through Criminal Proceedings, Detention and Immigration detention of Adults Morwenna Bennallick 06 Apr 2016
20 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma Plenary Session I: Vulnerable Young People and the Criminal Justice System Sarah Brennan 06 Apr 2016
21 Crime and Mental Health: Vulnerability and Resilience in the Face of Trauma Panel 1: (Re)shaping Vulnerabilities through Criminal Justice Interventions with Young People and their Parents Alison Thorne 06 Apr 2016
22 'Killers' part 3 - Mental illness and violence Forensic psychiatry can help us understand the causes and best treatments for mentally disordered offenders inside and outside of the prison system Seena Fazel 23 Feb 2016
23 Creative Commons Early Intervention in Psychosis Dr Matthew Broome discusses what is known about predicting the risk of transition to psychosis in high risk groups Matthew Broome 14 May 2015
24 Creative Commons Mental health and suicide in prisons An interview with Professor Seena Fazel, who discusses his research into prison populations; their mental health problems and suicide risks. Seena Fazel 10 Feb 2015
25 The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health An interdisciplinary panel of scholars discuss Daniel Freeman's book Daniel Freeman, Elaine Fox, Avner Offer, Janet Radcliffe Richards 09 Feb 2015
26 Humanities and Science: Mental Health An interdisciplinary discussion exploring the role of the humanities in mental health. Edward Harcourt, John Geddes, Matthew Broome, Emily Troscianko 09 Feb 2015
27 On forms of mental discipline and understanding of national psyche in contemporary Serbia An ethnography of mental hygiene and neuro-security in contemporary Serbia. Anthropology Departmental Seminar by Maja Petrović-Šteger of the ISRF and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (31 October 2014) Maja Petrović-Šteger 29 Jan 2015
28 Creative Commons RSC 2014 Conference: Refugee Voices: Panel 14 – Detention and deportation RSC 2014 Conference: Refugee Voices. Lectures by Louise Newman; Julian Caruana and Alexia Rossi; Devorah Wainer; and Mollie Gerver. Recorded on 25 March 2014 at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. Louise Newman, Julian Caruana, Alexia Rossi, Devorah Wainer 19 May 2014
29 Creative Commons Continuity of care Stephen Puntis is a DPhil student at Oxford University. He speaks to Dr Daniel Maughan about his research into the benefits of continuity of care for patients with severe and enduring mental illness. Stephen Puntis 14 Apr 2014
30 Creative Commons Sustainable mental health An introduction to key aspects of sustainable mental health, and how this can be applied across the NHS more widely. Daniel Maughan 21 Jan 2014
31 Creative Commons FMR 42 Mental health challenges of LGBT forced migrants Mental health providers can assist in documenting the psychological impact of anti-LGBT persecution and its impact on the ability to secure refugee status. Ariel Shidlo, Joanne Ahola 10 May 2013
32 Creative Commons Metaphor and Synesthesia: Some Considerations on Expressive Blending April Pierce, DPhil Researcher at St Anne's College, Oxford, gives a talk on Metaphor and Synesthesia, a neurological condition. April Pierce 26 Apr 2012
33 A bit of time travel: Social change for adolescents in the UK since the 1970s and some thoughts about adolescent welfare Keynote address from the Human Welfare Conference at Green Templeton College. Dr Ann Hagell runs a Nuffield Foundation initiative on time trends in adolescent mental health and has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Adolescence since 2000. Ann Hagell 07 Jun 2011
34 Feeling stressed? This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the phenomenon of stress. Sloan Mahone gives a historical perspective on the topic, Ian Brown presents latest findings on occupational stress and John Morris covers stress from a physiological perspective. Sloan Mahone, Ian Brown, John Morris 09 Dec 2009
35 David Smith on Dementia Professor Smith talks about his research at OPTIMA (Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing) on dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s and the relation between diet and blood pressure in younger life and dementia in older life. David Smith, Oliver Lewis 17 Aug 2009
36 David Smith on Dementia Professor Smith talks about his research at OPTIMA (Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing) on dementia, particularly Alzheimer's and the relation between diet and blood pressure in younger life and dementia in older life. David Smith, Oliver Lewis 17 Aug 2009