Psychiatry talks

CPFT hosts regular talks from international experts with the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry, about health and social sciences. Recordings from previous talks are available to play below.

Understanding the infant-parent connection through interpersonal neuroscience

Summary interview

Clinical neuropsychologist Professor Barbara Sahakian interviews developmental cognitive neuroscientist
Dr Victoria Leong about her research with mothers and babies exploring how they naturally synchronise during social interactions, helping babies learn from their mothers. 

Can we PROTECT our cognitive health?

Summary interview

Two of the top world experts in Lewy body dementia. Professor John O'Brien, honorary consultant psychiatrist at CPFT and Professor Clive Ballard, Medical School Dean at Exeter University discuss early findings from the PROTECT study, investigating how to prevent dementia and the implications for health policy and care.

100 years since Nijinsky met Bleuler:
Can we still learn from individual cases?

Marking a centenary since legendary ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky met psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler on 6 March 1919, this fascinating talk covers an important case from psychiatry history and the origins of schizophrenia. CPFT consultant psychiatrist and world expert on schizophrenia Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea shares insights from Nijinsky's diary and 30 years of psychiatric treatment for the dancer's condition, considering what this case tells us about schizophrenia.

100 years since Nijinsky met Bleuler: 
Summary interview

In this interview with CPFT consultant psychiatrist Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea following his talk, clinical lecturer Dr Muzaffer Kaser asks what the Nijinsky case can teach us about the origins and development of schizophrenia, and how the condition is understood and treated in mental health services today.

Tracking neuroinflammation in depressed patients: 

Summary interview

Clinical lecturer Dr Muzaffer Kaser asks Dr Peter Talbot from Manchester University what we can learn from the latest research to understand the links between neuroinflammation and depression, in order to improve care and treatment for patients. 

The page was last updated on 26 July 2019 by lmarshall.


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