• Approaching Complex Capacity Assessments – Maudsley Masterclass

    In conjunction with Maudsley Learning, the Mental Health and Justice Project is running a one-day Maudsley Masterclass on ‘Approaching Complex Capacity Assessments’ on Tuesday 18th June and again on Wednesday 3rd July at the Ortus Centre, Denmark Hill, London. The Masterclass is directed at any clinician who frequently encounters issues around decision-making capacity whilst caring for their patients, and so should be particularly interesting and useful to psychiatrists. Teachers

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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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