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Philosophical perspectives on the causes of mental illness

The Oxford Loebel Lectures and Research Programme (OLLRP) were established in 2013 with the generous support of J. Pierre Loebel, Clinical Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, and Felice Loebel. The purpose of OLLRP is to address the shortcomings of a unilinear approach to mental illness that arise from focusing uniquely on biological, psychological or social factors. OLLRP will work towards delineating the nature and magnitude of biopsychosocial interactions in the causation, evaluation and management of mental states, normal and abnormal, going beyond a simple checklist of contributing factors to arrive at an understanding of how the interactions between factors affect one other and configure the whole. Through a series of six Loebel Lectures held over three years, excellent research, and clinical impact, we aim to present and review the best evidence of causal interaction between biopsychosocial factors, philosophically analyse the conceptual relationships between them, and lay the ground work for a unified theoretical basis for psychiatric practice.

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1 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Peter Dayan To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Peter Dayan 23 Aug 2017
2 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Nikolaus Steinbeis To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Nikolaus Steinbeis 23 Aug 2017
3 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Matthew Parrott To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Matthew Parrott 23 Aug 2017
4 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Richard Holton To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Richard Holton 23 Aug 2017
5 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Neil Levy To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Neil Levy 23 Aug 2017
6 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Charlotte Cecil To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Charlotte Cecil 23 Aug 2017
7 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Eamon McCrory To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Eamon McCrory 23 Aug 2017
8 2016 Loebel Lecture 2: Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Professor Essi Viding delivers the second of two talks in the 2016 Loebel Lectures in Psychiatry and Philosophy series Essi Viding 23 Aug 2017
9 2016 Loebel Lecture 1: Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Professor Essi Viding delivers the first of two talks in the 2016 Loebel Lectures in Psychiatry and Philosophy series Essi Viding 23 Aug 2017
10 2015 Loebel Lecture 3: What is the upshot? The last of three public lectures which took place in Oxford in November 2015. Series title: The theoretical challenge of modern psychiatry: no easy cure Steven Hyman 23 Aug 2017
11 2015 Loebel Lecture 2: Science is quietly, inexorably eroding many core assumptions underlying psychiatry The second of three public lectures which took place in Oxford in November 2015. Series title: The theoretical challenge of modern psychiatry: no easy cure Steven Hyman 23 Aug 2017
12 2015 Loebel Lecture 1: Neurobiological materialism collides with the experience of being human The first of three public lectures which took place in Oxford in November 2015. Series title: The theoretical challenge of modern psychiatry: no easy cure Steven Hyman 23 Aug 2017
13 2015 Welcome & Loebel Lecture in Neuroethics: Death and the self This lecture investigates changing attitudes and beliefs about the persistence of the self. Shaun Nichols 23 Aug 2017