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Month: November 2017

From Rejections to Connections

Prof Marco Catani

If you’re in London next week, please join Professor Marco Catani in celebration of research excellence at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. This free to attend one-hour lecture is open to students and non-students of King’s College London.

‘From rejections to connections’
Chair: Professor Anthony David
Vote of Thanks: Professor Steve Williams

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Wed 6 December 2017

17:30 – 18:30 GMT


Wolfson Lecture Theatre

King’s College

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

16 De Crespigny Park



This inaugural lecture will be delivered by Marco Catani, Professor of Neuroanatomy and Psychiatry.

Avatar Therapy – a new approach for auditory hallucinations

Schizophrenia is a severe, long-term mental health disorder that causes a range of different psychological symptoms.

Described by doctors as a type of psychosis, someone with schizophrenia can sometimes feel unable to distinguish their own thoughts and ideas from that of reality. These symptoms can of course, be very disabling and distressing.

Symptoms of schizophrenia include:

•  hallucinations – hearing or seeing things that don’t existAvatar
•  delusions – unusual beliefs not based on reality
•  muddled thoughts based on hallucinations or delusions
•  changes in behaviour


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On the Couch: When mindfulness meets comedy


Dr Elena Antonova, Lecturer in Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London, talks exclusively to comedian and mental health campaigner Professor Ruby Wax in this frank yet funny video about mental health and the role that mindfulness and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) has played in her life.

Ruby Wax interview




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