Workshops

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities (Workshop, Geneva, 7–8 July 2014)

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities Brocher foundation, Switzerland Organizer: Dr Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde In May of 2013, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was published. Often referred to as the ‘Psychiatric Bible’, the DSM, Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Historical Perspectives on ‘Antisocial Personality Disorder’ and ‘Moral Insanity’ (Conference, London, 12 May 2014)

Historical Perspectives on ‘antisocial personality disorder’ and ‘moral insanity’ This conference is a collaboration between an ESRC funded project called ‘Cross disciplinary Perspectives on ‘Anti-social personality disorder’ and the: Centre for the History of the Emotions . When: Monday May 12th: 9-30 -> 5.00pm Where: Queen Mary University of London Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

‘Putting a Name to It: Diagnosis, health and illness’ – Annemarie Jutel (Seminar, Durham University Monday 10 June 2013)

The Centre for Medical Humanities and the Qualitative Health Research Group invite you to attend: ‘Putting a Name to It: Diagnosis, health and illness’ Annemarie Jutel Victoria University of Wellington, Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Monday 10th June, 3 – 4.45pm Williams Library, St. Chad’s College. While diagnosis Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Maudsley Debate: “Enabled? Or Labelled”—Psychiatric Diagnosis on the occasion of the publication of DSM5 (Public event, London, Institute of Psychiatry, 5 June 2013)

Felicity Callard, of the Centre for Medical Humanities, will be one of the guest speakers in the 48th Maudsley Debate – which is open to all, and hosted by the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. The debate coincides with the publication of the 5th edition of the Diagnostic & Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

“What is ‘mental illness’ today – five hard questions” Nikolas Rose (Public Seminar, University of Nottingham, 15 May 2013)

What is ‘mental illness’ today – five hard questions Professor Nikolas Rose 4.30pm, Wednesday 15 May B63, Law & Social Sciences Building, University Park, University of Nottingham Abstract:  In this talk I want to characterize the ‘territory’ of mental illness today by posing five hard questions that seem to me Read more…

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