• Mental Health and Justice film screening – 7pm Monday 10 December

    A Treatment Journey, Resilience and Living in Boxes of Stone: Three short films by John.  John will be in conversation with The Dragon Cafe’s Declan McGill and Bethlem Gallery’s Sam Curtis. 7pm, The Dragon Cafe Free and open to all. The Dragon Café is located in the Crypt of St George the Martyr Church, Borough High St, SE1 1JA, opposite

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  • Problems of Control: Alcohol Dependency & Mental Capacity Tests | MHEL

    Mental Health, Ethics & Law seminar Wednesday 21 February, 2018 “Problems of Control: Alcohol Dependency & Mental Capacity Tests” Seminar Room 1, IoPPN, 16 de Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF, 16.00 – 18.00 Dr Jillian Craigie will speak on the application of mental capacity tests in criminal and civil contexts. This paper investigates the ability of mental incapacity tests

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  • Video – Annual Sowerby Lecture in Philosophy and Medicine 2017
    Annual Sowerby Lecture 2017

    Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic Perspectives Lecture: Dr. Gareth Owen, King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Philosophy and Neuroscience 9 November 2017 New Hunt’s House, Theatre 2, Guy’s Campus With thanks to Philosophy & Medicine  

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  • Event: Evidence and Objectivity

    Evidence and Objectivity: Evidence when n=1 A Mental Health and Justice Seminar with Nancy Cartwright and Sherri Roush  The Wellcome-funded Mental Health and Justice project will hold a research seminar on Monday, 30 October, 5-7pm.  The seminar will address the logic and epistemology of single-case evidence. ABSTRACT:  We have become accustomed to the idea that the evidence base in medicine comes

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  • Event: 2017 Annual Sowerby Lecture

    Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic perspectives Lecture: Gareth Owen 9 November 2017 – 19:30-21:00 New Hunt’s House, Theatre 2 New Hunt’s House, KCL Guy’s Campus – London Psychiatry has long attracted interpretations from cool, detached perspectives valuing objectivity (Kraepelin, Freud, Beck) to hotter, embodied perspectives valuing subjectivity (Reil, Laing, Foucault). These two perspectives (‘classical’

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  • Event: EUROsociAL+ Workshop & Seminar, Santiago

    June 26th – 28th 2017 Jillian Craigie (Work stream 1) took part in a seminar and workshop in Santiago, Chile, reviewing draft law on legal capacity for people with mental disabilities, facilitated by the European Union EUROsociAL+ programme Further information

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