All In The Mind

Dr Raj Persaud presents All in the Mind, the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains.

He'll be examining the latest research in this field and bringing together experts and commentators from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and mental health.

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Dr Raj Persaud presents All in the Mind, the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains.

He'll be examining the latest research in this field and bringing together experts and commentators from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and mental health.Dr Raj Persaud discusses mental health in the workplace, and investigates strategies to enable obsessive compulsive disorder sufferers to get on with their lives.

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Dr Raj Persaud visits the child protection unit at the Metropolitan Police, the nerve centre from which the police track down Britain's paedophiles.

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Dr Raj Persaud presents a programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. Hell be examining the latest research with leading experts.

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It's more than 30 years since LSD was banned for clinical use - but there is a resurgence in the study of psychedelics.

Claudia Hammond finds out about the scientists who are trying to research these substances again, and looks at the controversy surrounding their potential use.

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How many times as a child did you hear: 'Look at me when I'm talking to you'? But psychological research has shown we think clearer when we don't make eye contact. Claudia Hammond visits a school in Scotland where pupils are taught not to look at the teacher when answering questions.

Plus, should Britain learn lessons from Australia, where forced detention and temporary visas have caused severe mental health problems in those seeking asylum.

How many times as a child did you hear: 'Look at me when I'm talking to you'? But psychological research has shown we think clearer when we don't make eye contact.

Claudia Hammond visits a school in Scotland where pupils are taught not to look at the teacher when answering questions.

Plus, should Britain learn lessons from Australia, where forced detention and temporary visas have caused severe mental health problems in those seeking asylum.

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How many times as a child did you hear: "Look at me when I'm talking to you"? But psychological research has shown we think more clearly when we don't make eye contact. Claudia Hammond visits a school in Scotland where pupils are taught not to look at the teacher when answering questions.

Plus, should Britain learn lessons from Australia, where forced detention and temporary visas have caused severe mental health problems in those seeking asylum?

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One in seven of us will at some point in our lives suffer from chronic pain.

In this week's All in the Mind, Dr Tanya Byron looks at how the treatment of this condition is bringing together both the medical and psychological worlds. Just how much of the pain we feel is determined by our fear and perception of pain?

Tanya meets adolescents suffering from chronic pain and their parents to find out how CBT can help them lead more normal lives. And researchers at Oxford University test her pain threshold by torturing her - all in the interests of science - to see what's happening in her brain.

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What are the benefits of writing poetry for those who've survived mental illness? Claudia Hammond meets the poets and explores the relationship between mental illness and literature. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

What are the benefits of writing poetry for those who survived mental illness? Claudia Hammond meets the poets, and explores the relationship between mental illness and literature. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

What are the benefits of writing poetry for those who survived mental illness? Claudia Hammond meets the poets, and explores the relationship between mental illness and literature.

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Psychiatrist Dr Kwame McKenzie looks at the psychological stress caused by modern warfare. He also asks whether the army has become so obsessed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, that it's ignoring the more prevalent mental health problems suffered by veterans - depression and alcoholism.

Psychiatrist Dr Kwame McKenzie looks at the psychological stress caused by modern warfare. He also asks whether the army has become so obsessed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, that it's ignoring the more prevalent mental health problems suffered by veterans - depression and alcoholism.

Psychiatrist Dr Kwame McKenzie looks at the psychological stress caused by modern warfare.

He also asks whether the army has become so obsessed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, that it's ignoring the more prevalent mental health problems suffered by veterans - depression and alcoholism.

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The series returns to examine the everyday psychological challenges we face and to delve deeper into how our brains work.

With Claudia Hammond

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Claudia Hammond examines the everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works.

Claudia Hammond examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works.

Claudia Hammond examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Claudia Hammond examines the everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

Claudia Hammond examines the everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works.

Claudia Hammond examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works.

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Kwame McKenzie examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works.

Kwame McKenzie examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Kwame McKenzie examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

Kwame McKenzie examines everyday psychological challenges we face and delves into how the human brain works.

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Kwame McKenzie examines the everyday psychological challenges we face and delves deeper into how our brains work.

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Claudia Hammond examines the everyday psychological challenges we face and delves deeper into how our brains work. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Claudia Hammond examines the everyday psychological challenges we face and delves deeper into how our brains work. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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Claudia Hammond considers whether our brains have an innate colour sense or whether we learn how to describe which colour is which as we learn to speak.

Claudia Hammond considers whether our brains have an innate colour sense or whether we learn how to describe which colour is which as we learn to speak.

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Series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health.

Claudia Hammond reports on an American high school pupil who is objecting, through the courts, to the mass USA screening programme for mental illness.

Claudia Hammond reports on an American high school pupil who is objecting, through the courts, to the mass USA screening programme for mental illness.

Series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health.

Claudia Hammond reports on an American high school pupil who is objecting, through the courts, to the mass USA screening programme for mental illness.

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It's official - the brains of psychopaths react differently when they're dealing with other people's emotions.

Professor Kwame McKenzie reviews new research which could explain why extremely violent criminals do not care about others.

It's official - the brains of psychopaths react differently when they're dealing with other people's emotions. Professor Kwame McKenzie reviews new research which could explain why extremely violent criminals do not care about others.

It's official - the brains of psychopaths react differently when they're dealing with other people's emotions. Professor Kwame McKenzie reviews new research which could explain why extremely violent criminals do not care about others.

It's official - the brains of psychopaths react differently when they're dealing with other people's emotions.

Professor Kwame McKenzie reviews new research which could explain why extremely violent criminals do not care about others.

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The Mental Health Bill, currently on its second reading in the House of Lords, would re-define mental disorder and remove the 'treatability' test.

It would introduce community treatment orders and provide for indefinite detention as long as an offender's mental health problems posed a risk to others.

Professor Kwame McKenzie talks to the Mental Health Minister, Rosie Winterton, about this hugely controversial Bill.

The Mental Health Bill, currently on its second reading in the House of Lords, would re-define mental disorder and remove the 'treatability' test. It would introduce community treatment orders and provide for indefinite detention as long as an offender's mental health problems posed a risk to others.

The Mental Health Bill, currently on its second reading in the House of Lords, would re-define mental disorder and remove the 'treatability' test. It would introduce community treatment orders and provide for indefinite detention as long as offender's mental health problems posed a risk to others.

Professor Kwame McKenzie talks to the Mental Health Minister, Rosie Winterton, about this hugely controversial Bill.

The Mental Health Bill, currently on its second reading in the House of Lords, would re-define mental disorder and remove the 'treatability' test.

It would introduce community treatment orders and provide for indefinite detention as long as an offender's mental health problems posed a risk to others.

Professor Kwame McKenzie talks to the Mental Health Minister, Rosie Winterton, about this hugely controversial Bill.

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New rules about smoke-free public spaces mean that mental health units in England and Wales will have to ban cigarettes.

Only those whose stay is longer than six months will escape the new regulations.

But how will a 'no smoking' ban go down with the 70% of mental health patients who smoke? Claudia Hammond hears from patients and staff, some of whom fear banning smoking will lead to aggression, violence and increased rates of absconding.

New rules about smoke-free public spaces mean that mental health units in England and Wales will have to ban cigarettes. Only those whose stay is longer than six months will escape the new regulations.

New rules about smoke-free public spaces mean that mental health units in England and Wales will have to ban cigarettes. Only those whose stay is longer than six months will escape the new regulations.

But how will a 'no smoking' ban go down with the 70% of mental health patients who smoke? Claudia Hammond hears from patients and staff, some of whom fear banning smoking will lead to aggression, violence and increased rates of absconding.

New rules about smoke-free public spaces mean that mental health units in England and Wales will have to ban cigarettes.

Only those whose stay is longer than six months will escape the new regulations.

But how will a 'no smoking' ban go down with the 70% of mental health patients who smoke? Claudia Hammond hears from patients and staff, some of whom fear banning smoking will lead to aggression, violence and increased rates of absconding.

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Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health.

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This edition features a woman who has contracted Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 52.

She and her husband talk about their plans for the moment when she won't be able to make decisions for herself.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health. This edition features a woman who has contracted Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 52. She and her husband talk about their plans for the moment when she won't be able to make decisions for herself.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health. This edition features a woman who has contracted Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 52. She and her husband talk about their plans for the moment when she won't be able to make decisions for herself.

This edition features a woman who has contracted Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 52.

She and her husband talk about their plans for the moment when she won't be able to make decisions for herself.

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This programme considers new studies on the possibility of judging personality by appearance.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health. This programme considers new studies on the possibility of judging personality by appearance.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health. This programme considers new studies on the possibility of judging personality by appearance.

This programme considers new studies on the possibility of judging personality by appearance.

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Dr Raj Persaud investigates the recruitment crisis in the psychiatry profession and asks medical students why they are shunning the discipline. Sheila Hollins, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, discusses her plans to turn things around.

Dr Raj Persaud investigates the recruitment crisis in the psychiatry profession and asks medical students why they are shunning the discipline.

Sheila Hollins, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, discusses her plans to turn things around.

Dr Raj Persaud investigates the recruitment crisis in the psychiatry profession and asks medical students why they are shunning the discipline. Sheila Hollins, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, discusses her plans to turn things around.

Dr Raj Persaud investigates the recruitment crisis in the psychiatry profession and asks medical students why they are shunning the discipline.

Sheila Hollins, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, discusses her plans to turn things around.

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This edition looks at Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the current treatment recommended for depression and other emotional disorders.

Raj visits a pilot project in East London to find out what the treatment involves and how effective it is.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health. This edition looks at Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the current treatment recommended for depression and other emotional disorders. Raj visits a pilot project in East London to find out what the treatment involves and how effective it is.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health. This edition looks at Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the current treatment recommended for depression and other emotional disorders. Raj visits a pilot project in East London to find out what the treatment involves and how effective it is.

This edition looks at Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the current treatment recommended for depression and other emotional disorders.

Raj visits a pilot project in East London to find out what the treatment involves and how effective it is.

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Series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health.

Dr Raj Persaud watches British Grand Prix stars Lewis Hamilton, David Coulthard and Jenson Button race at Goodwood and finds out how the latest developments in neuroscience are being used by Formula 1 teams to prepare their drivers for the track.

Dr Raj Persaud watches British Grand Prix stars Lewis Hamilton, David Coulthard and Jenson Button race at Goodwood and finds out how the latest developments in neuroscience are being used by Formula 1 teams to prepare their drivers for the track.

Series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind and examining the arguments surrounding mental health.

Dr Raj Persaud watches British Grand Prix stars Lewis Hamilton, David Coulthard and Jenson Button race at Goodwood and finds out how the latest developments in neuroscience are being used by Formula 1 teams to prepare their drivers for the track.

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Dr Raj Persaud sees how the latest computer gaming technology is being developed into a therapeutic tool for combat troops suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dr Raj Persaud sees how the latest computer gaming technology is being developed into a therapeutic tool for combat troops suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dr Raj Persaud sees how the latest computer gaming technology is being developed into a therapeutic tool for combat troops suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Dr Raj Persaud hears from refugee doctors in the UK who are using their medical skills to mentor asylum seekers suffering from mental illness.

Dr Raj Persaud hears from refugee doctors in the UK who are using their medical skills to mentor asylum seekers suffering from mental illness.

Dr Raj Persaud hears from refugee doctors in the UK who are using their medical skills to mentor asylum seekers suffering from mental illness.

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How can we harness the power of the human nervous system in order to gain strategic advantage over our adversaries?

Dr Raj Persaud is joined by Jonathan Moreno, Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia, to discuss the role of brain research in national defence.

How can we harness the power of the human nervous system in order to gain strategic advantage over our adversaries?

Dr Raj Persaud is joined by Jonathan Moreno, Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia, to discuss the role of brain research in national defence.

How can we harness the power of the human nervous system in order to gain strategic advantage over our adversaries?

Dr Raj Persaud is joined by Jonathan Moreno, Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia, to discuss the role of brain research in national defence.

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Dr Raj Persaud is joined by David Owen to discuss The Hubris Syndrome and the intoxication of power.

Dr Raj Persaud is joined by David Owen to discuss The Hubris Syndrome and the intoxication of power.

Dr Raj Persaud is joined by David Owen to discuss The Hubris Syndrome and the intoxication of power.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She takes a virtual reality ride on the London Underground designed to test paranoid thoughts in the general population.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She takes a virtual reality ride on the London Underground designed to test paranoid thoughts in the general population.

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She follows Janey Antoniou, a woman who hears constant voices in her head, as she teaches ambulance crews a greater understanding about caring for people who suffer from schizophrenia.

Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She follows Janey Antoniou, a woman who hears constant voices in her head, as she teaches ambulance crews a greater understanding about caring for people who suffer from schizophrenia.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She follows Janey Antoniou, a woman who hears constant voices in her head, as she teaches ambulance crews a greater understanding about caring for people who suffer from schizophrenia.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD are rarely asked what they think about the stigma or the drugs they take.

But on this week's All In The Mind, children have their say.

The number of children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has risen hugely in the UK, but what's striking in all the research is that children who have the condition are rarely asked what they think.

Claudia Hammond hears from youngsters about the stigma and bullying associated with having ADHD and how they feel about the drugs they take.

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD are rarely asked what they think about the stigma or the drugs they take. But on this week's All In The Mind, children have their say.

The number of children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has risen hugely in the UK, but what's striking in all the research is that children who have the condition are rarely asked what they think. Claudia Hammond hears from youngsters about the stigma and bullying associated with having ADHD and how they feel about the drugs they take.

Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD are rarely asked what they think about the stigma or the drugs they take.

But on this week's All In The Mind, children have their say.

The number of children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has risen hugely in the UK, but what's striking in all the research is that children who have the condition are rarely asked what they think.

Claudia Hammond hears from youngsters about the stigma and bullying associated with having ADHD and how they feel about the drugs they take.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD are rarely asked what they think about the stigma or the drugs they take. But on this week's All In The Mind, children have their say.

The number of children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has risen hugely in the UK, but what's striking in all the research is that children who have the condition are rarely asked what they think. Claudia Hammond hears from youngsters about the stigma and bullying associated with having ADHD and how they feel about the drugs they take.

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Claudia Hammond brings us the latest science about our brains, our minds and our behaviour.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She talks to the new president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Prof Dinesh Bhugra, about the stigma suffered by those with mental distress, the new Mental Health Act and why he believes so many acute in-patient wards are not fit for purpose.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She talks to the new president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Prof Dinesh Bhugra, about the stigma suffered by those with mental distress, the new Mental Health Act and why he believes so many acute in-patient wards are not fit for purpose.

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Claudia Hammond finds out about the practical and emotional support that is being offered to families of children in intensive care.

10,000 children are admitted to intensive care every year for life-saving treatment, and some of them are left with traumatic flashbacks.

Claudia hears about new research on the benefits of keeping diaries for such children and of having a shoulder to cry on for parents.

10,000 children are admitted to intensive care every year for life-saving treatment, and some of them are left with traumatic flashbacks. Claudia hears about new research on the benefits of keeping diaries for such children and of having a shoulder to cry on for parents.

Claudia Hammond finds out about the practical and emotional support that is being offered to families of children in intensive care.

10,000 children are admitted to intensive care every year for life-saving treatment, and some of them are left with traumatic flashbacks.

Claudia hears about new research on the benefits of keeping diaries for such children and of having a shoulder to cry on for parents.

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Claudia Hammond finds out about the practical and emotional support that is being offered to families of children in intensive care.

10,000 children are admitted to intensive care every year for life-saving treatment, and some of them are left with traumatic flashbacks. Claudia hears about new research on the benefits of keeping diaries for such children and of having a shoulder to cry on for parents.

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Claudia Hammond hears about the potential advantages of video-taping people while they are suffering from hallucinations or a psychosic episode, which has been shown to give patients a greater understanding of their illness.

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Claudia Hammond hears about the potential advantages of video-taping people while they are suffering from hallucinations or a psychosic episode, which has been shown to give patients a greater understanding of their illness.

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Claudia Hammond explores how treatment for eating disorders can be a postcode lottery.

Claudia Hammond explores how treatment for eating disorders can be a postcode lottery.

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Claudia Hammond explores the popularity of mental health blogging.

Claudia Hammond examines the rising popularity of mental health blogs.

Two prominent bloggers explain why they think the blogosphere is proving to be so important in mental health.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

She talks to researchers who have studied a rare condition which prevents a person from making facial expressions and discovers how they can help those people to express their identities.

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Claudia Hammond reports from Cardiff on trials of Magnetic Seizure Therapy, a treatment for major depressive illnesses that it is hoped will replace Electroconvulsive Therapy, which is more damaging to the short-term memory.

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Could hobbies like knitting help to keep depression at bay?

Could hobbies like knitting help to keep depression at bay? Plus psychological research that could help us all to be more persuasive.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring the latest scientific research about the brain and the mind.

More than a third of Britons say that they believe in ghosts and nearly as many claim to have actually seen one.

Could these paranormal experiences be due to naturally-occurring electro-magnetic fields and low level sound, which make people feel that something 'strange' is happening? Claudia hears from scientists who actually built their own 'haunted room' in an attempt to show that they could induce a haunting by manipulating energy fields and sound.

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Claudia Hammond speaks to the UK's first Mental Health Liaison Officer, Richard Harwin, to see how he can help those with mental health problems to have better experiences when dealing with the police.

People with mental health problems are often reluctant to report crimes.

Richard Harwin discusses examples of vulnerable people having their houses taken over by drug dealers.

They are often bullied and intimidated into not reporting to the police, or fear they may be held accountable for the crimes taking place in their homes.

Richard's job is to work with the police and those with mental health problems in the Hackney area of London.

He was a psychiatric nurse before becoming a police officer and he trains other officers about mental illness.

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Munchausen by Proxy, when a parent deliberately falsifies illness in a child by making up or even causing symptoms, has been renamed as Fabricated or Induced Illness after controversial cases in the past few years.

But senior doctors are concerned that there is now a public reluctance to accept that the condition does exist, however rare.

Claudia hears about the cases, usually mothers, who do harm their children on purpose.

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Claudia Hammond travels to Portugal to find out how decrimalising drugs could help addicts.

In 2001, Portugal became the only European country to decriminalise all drugs, from cannabis to heroin.

Claudia reports from Lisbon to find out how the policy has affected drug use in the intervening years.

Visiting a hospital there, she finds that psychiatrists play a large role in determining people's level of addiction.

They counsel anyone using cannabis through to harder, more addictive drugs such as crack cocaine and heroin.

Critics have said that spending time on cannabis users reduces time spent on more serious cases.

Yet those in favour of the system argue that tackling drug abuse from 'low level' use such as cannabis can lead to helping more people with more severe problems.

On her return to the UK, Claudia finds out if such a system would have any place within psychiatric care in England.

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Claudia Hammond and guests discuss ways of dealing with self harm, something that more teenagers do in the UK than anywhere else in Europe.

The programme hears about a Sheffield clinic which has significantly reduced incidents of adolescents cutting and harming themselves by introducing a new 'zero tolerance' rule.

But this has proved to be a controversial measure, because many believe that accepting and working with self-harming behaviours is the best approach in the long term.

The doctor behind the Sheffield experiment tells Claudia what led him and his team to introduce this new policy and Marjorie Wallace from SANE explains why she doesn't think that banning self harm works.

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A look at moves to improve help for those with mental illness who end up in police custody

In April 2009, Lord Bradley completed a review of how those with mental illness are treated in the Criminal Justice System.

The aim was to see how those with mental illness and learning difficulties could be diverted from prison and given other care and guidance to prevent them reoffending.

The review has come up with many recommendations.

Claudia Hammond visits two Diversion Schemes - one aimed at adults and the other at young offenders, to see what diversion really means and how these approaches can help someone with mental illness.

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To mark Dementia Awareness Week, Claudia Hammond asks how we are placed to deal with the fact that, in just 20 years, one and a half million of us will have a fatal brain disease.

There is no cure, and no treatment that can even slow it down; dementia is the health challenge of our generation.

Claudia talks to the British scientists at the forefront of the global race to find a way to treat Alzheimer's disease and asks why so many people's dementia remains undiagnosed.

Patients and carers state what improvements in health and social care they want to see and Claudia visits one of the government's flagship new memory services, which is modelling the improvements contained in the government's new National Dementia Strategy.

Claudia Hammond asks how we are placed to deal with growing numbers of dementia sufferers.

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Claudia Hammond examines Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to find out if it is, as some people think, the easy option in helping them come to terms with mental illness.

CBT has been branded a panecea for treating mental illness.

Some people think it would be easier to have a course of this than to delve into their past and address their relationships with their parents.

Yet is a course of CBT that easy? It looks at people's behavioural patterns and sees how they can change them in order to deal with situations better.

Change is sometimes hard to come to terms with, so CBT might not be the easy option.

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Claudia Hammond asks if we can be taught to be happy.

Dr Martin Seligman's mission is to promote positive psychology.

He says that psychology has spent over a hundred years studying misery and it might be more rewarding to look at what makes people happy.

Doing brave things might be one way to make us happier, or at least have interesting results, as Claudia discovers.

If Dr Seligman is right, should we be introducing happiness classes into the national curriculum to prevent children becoming depressed adults? Wellington College's headmaster, Anthony Sheldon, has initiated wellbeing classes to teach pupils resilience.

Claudia meets some of the pupils and discovers if the teenagers think this is helpful or if they are sceptical about it.

Not everyone may want to be cheery, however, and work by American psychologist Julie Norem suggests that defensive pessimism might be a better strategy for some people.

Claudia Hammond asks Martin Seligman if we can all be taught to be happy.

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The wisdom of adopted children having ongoing contact with their birth family has achieved axiomatic status in adoption and fostering services, but some professionals are now challenging the current orthodoxy.

When children aren't told the full truth about their early maltreatment, they argue, ongoing contact amounts to a 'grievous mistake'.

Claudia Hammond talks to adopting and fostering families about the harm they believe was caused by their child maintaining a relationship with their birth families, and hears why some professionals think the policy should be re-thought.

Claudia Hammond hears the latest debate on the psychology behind adoption.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring the latest scientific research about the brain and the mind.

Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring the latest scientific research.

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For decades, psychologists, teachers and employers have used IQ testing to measure learning potential, but now scientists say that instead of IQ, testing 'working memory' is a far more accurate predictor of academic success.

Dr Tracy Alloway from Stirling University says that a recent experiment has shown that measuring working memory, or our capacity to learn, helped to predict children's future grades more accurately than IQ tests.

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Alois Alzheimer, Hans Asperger, Sergei Korsakoff all lent their names to the disease, syndrome or autistic disorder that they first identified.

Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Douwe Draaisma about the personal background of these brain researchers as well as the individual patients on which such scientific breakthroughs were made.

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How can a good night's sleep improve your memory? Why does the answer to a crossword clue suddenly appear first thing in the morning after a night's rest? In this week's programme Claudia Hammond talks to psychologist, Kimberly Fenn about what happens in the brain when we sleep and why it can significantly improve our memory.

Hysteria or conversion disorder is surprisingly, not confined to medical history.

Nearly 1 in 5 patients seen by neurologists will have symptoms like paralysis, fits or loss of vision which can't be explained neurologically.

Claudia talks to neurologist, Mark Edwards and psychiatrist, Richard Kanaan about the history of conversion disorder, how common it is today, the best way to treat it and its complex causes.

Also in the programme, Claudia meets the carers getting involved in mental health research and why their input is making a a difference to research projects exploring mental health across the country.

The power of sleep to improve memory and why hysteria isn't a thing of the past.

How can a good night's sleep improve your memory? Why does the answer to a crossword clue suddenly appear first thing in the morning after a night's rest? In this week's programme Claudia Hammond talks to psychologist, Kimberly Fenn about what happens in the brain when we sleep and why it can significantly improve our memory. Hysteria or conversion disorder is surprisingly, not confined to medical history. Nearly 1 in 5 patients seen by neurologists will have symptoms like paralysis, fits or loss of vision which can't be explained neurologically. Claudia talks to neurologist, Mark Edwards and psychiatrist, Richard Kanaan about the history of conversion disorder, how common it is today, the best way to treat it and its complex causes. Also in the programme, Claudia meets the carers getting involved in mental health research and why their input is making a a difference to research projects exploring mental health across the country.

How can a good night's sleep improve your memory? Why does the answer to a crossword clue suddenly appear first thing in the morning after a night's rest? In this week's programme Claudia Hammond talks to psychologist, Kimberly Fenn about what happens in the brain when we sleep and why it can significantly improve our memory.

Hysteria or conversion disorder is surprisingly, not confined to medical history.

Nearly 1 in 5 patients seen by neurologists will have symptoms like paralysis, fits or loss of vision which can't be explained neurologically.

Claudia talks to neurologist, Mark Edwards and psychiatrist, Richard Kanaan about the history of conversion disorder, how common it is today, the best way to treat it and its complex causes.

Also in the programme, Claudia meets the carers getting involved in mental health research and why their input is making a a difference to research projects exploring mental health across the country.

The power of sleep to improve memory and why hysteria isn't a thing of the past.

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"Nudge" was the best-selling book that David Cameron famously ordered his shadow cabinet to read over their summer holidays.

The previous Labour government had already shown some interest in the new science of behavioural economics, but as Prime Minister, Cameron put the ideas of University of Chicago behavioural economist, David Thaler, at the heart of his government, and set up the world's first Behavioural Insight Team, or "Nudge Unit".

Based in the Cabinet Office and led by psychologist, David Halpern, this small team is chewing over ways to persuade us to make the "right" decisions about the way we live using a nudge, rather than a regulatory shove - but will it work ?

Claudia Hammond talks to the Behavioural Insight Team about where they believe they can really make a difference and finds out whether the psychological research to date, justifies the belief that major policy challenges like crime, obesity and environmental sustainability, can be tackled using behavioural science.

And Claudia hears from the critics, sceptical that evidence of individual behaviour change can be extrapolated to whole populations when it comes to the most serious problems in our society.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Can we be 'nudged' into good behaviour? We report on the UK's Behavioural Insight Team.

"Nudge" was the best-selling book that David Cameron famously ordered his shadow cabinet to read over their summer holidays. The previous Labour government had already shown some interest in the new science of behavioural economics, but as Prime Minister, Cameron put the ideas of University of Chicago behavioural economist, David Thaler, at the heart of his government, and set up the world's first Behavioural Insight Team, or "Nudge Unit".

"Nudge" was the best-selling book that David Cameron famously ordered his shadow cabinet to read over their summer holidays.

The previous Labour government had already shown some interest in the new science of behavioural economics, but as Prime Minister, Cameron put the ideas of University of Chicago behavioural economist, David Thaler, at the heart of his government, and set up the world's first Behavioural Insight Team, or "Nudge Unit".

Based in the Cabinet Office and led by psychologist, David Halpern, this small team is chewing over ways to persuade us to make the "right" decisions about the way we live using a nudge, rather than a regulatory shove - but will it work ?

Claudia Hammond talks to the Behavioural Insight Team about where they believe they can really make a difference and finds out whether the psychological research to date, justifies the belief that major policy challenges like crime, obesity and environmental sustainability, can be tackled using behavioural science.

And Claudia hears from the critics, sceptical that evidence of individual behaviour change can be extrapolated to whole populations when it comes to the most serious problems in our society.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Can we be 'nudged' into good behaviour? We report on the UK's Behavioural Insight Team.

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Daniel Kahneman

Widely regarded as the world's most influential living psychologist, Daniel Kahneman, reflects on his lifetime's research on why we make the "wrong" decisions.

He won the Nobel Prize for Economics for his pioneering work with Amos Tversky on the irrational ways we make decisions about risk.

He directly challenged traditional economic orthodoxy that we are rational, logical and selfish in the choices we make, laying the foundations for behavioural economics.

And his research quantified how real people, rather than textbook examples, consistently make less than rational choices, prey to the quirks of human perception and intuition.

Claudia Hammond talks to him about "anchoring" and "priming" and why he fears for the behaviour of people motivated by money.

Conjoined Twins

Could conjoined twin girls, joined at the head have two brains but share a mind? One girl is pricked for a blood test, her sister cries.

Or one watches TV, the other laughs at the images her sister sees.

What does the connection of these young girls' brains reveal about the difference between brain and mind?

Producers: Fiona Hill and Pam Rutherford.

One of the world's most influential psychologists, Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman.

He won the Nobel Prize for Economics for his pioneering work with Amos Tversky on the irrational ways we make decisions about risk. He directly challenged traditional economic orthodoxy that we are rational, logical and selfish in the choices we make, laying the foundations for behavioural economics.

Could conjoined twin girls, joined at the head have two brains but share a mind? One girl is pricked for a blood test, her sister cries. Or one watches TV, the other laughs at the images her sister sees. What does the connection of these young girls' brains reveal about the difference between brain and mind?

Daniel Kahneman

Widely regarded as the world's most influential living psychologist, Daniel Kahneman, reflects on his lifetime's research on why we make the "wrong" decisions.

He won the Nobel Prize for Economics for his pioneering work with Amos Tversky on the irrational ways we make decisions about risk.

He directly challenged traditional economic orthodoxy that we are rational, logical and selfish in the choices we make, laying the foundations for behavioural economics.

And his research quantified how real people, rather than textbook examples, consistently make less than rational choices, prey to the quirks of human perception and intuition.

Claudia Hammond talks to him about "anchoring" and "priming" and why he fears for the behaviour of people motivated by money.

Conjoined Twins

Could conjoined twin girls, joined at the head have two brains but share a mind? One girl is pricked for a blood test, her sister cries.

Or one watches TV, the other laughs at the images her sister sees.

What does the connection of these young girls' brains reveal about the difference between brain and mind?

Producers: Fiona Hill and Pam Rutherford.

One of the world's most influential psychologists, Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman.

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Claudia Hammond reports on new research which followed over 6000 young children through school and found that if they experienced long term or very severe bullying by their peers, their risk of developing serious mental health problems like Borderline personality disorder was increased by as much as seven times.

Borderline Personality disorder is normally diagnosed in adulthood and is characterised by a difficulty in maintaining relationships, emotional instability, extreme risk taking and sometimes self harm.

Claudia discusses why bullying by peers can have such a powerful effect and why that influence can be so much stronger than from others, even your parents.

New research on the powerful effect of childhood bullying and future mental health.

Claudia Hammond reports on new research which followed over 6000 young children through school and found that if they experienced long term or very severe bullying by their peers, their risk of developing serious mental health problems like Borderline personality disorder was increased by as much as seven times. Borderline Personality disorder is normally diagnosed in adulthood and is characterised by a difficulty in maintaining relationships, emotional instability, extreme risk taking and sometimes self harm. Claudia discusses why bullying by peers can have such a powerful effect and why that influence can be so much stronger than from others, even your parents.

Claudia Hammond reports on new research which followed over 6000 young children through school and found that if they experienced long term or very severe bullying by their peers, their risk of developing serious mental health problems like Borderline personality disorder was increased by as much as seven times.

Borderline Personality disorder is normally diagnosed in adulthood and is characterised by a difficulty in maintaining relationships, emotional instability, extreme risk taking and sometimes self harm.

Claudia discusses why bullying by peers can have such a powerful effect and why that influence can be so much stronger than from others, even your parents.

New research on the powerful effect of childhood bullying and future mental health.

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Claudia Hammond reports on an innovative mentoring project in Manchester where people with social phobia, agoraphobia or other anxiety disorders are matched up with volunteer mentors who've been through, and recovered their own experience of anxiety.

They meet once a week for six months and initial results are finding great success with those on the scheme reporting significant reductions in their own anxiety.

Claudia meets the mentors and mentees and to find out how and why it works and asks whether similar schemes could spread across the country.

Why an innovative mentoring scheme for people with anxiety disorders is so successful.

Claudia Hammond reports on an innovative mentoring project in Manchester where people with social phobia, agoraphobia or other anxiety disorders are matched up with volunteer mentors who've been through, and recovered their own experience of anxiety. They meet once a week for six months and initial results are finding great success with those on the scheme reporting significant reductions in their own anxiety. Claudia meets the mentors and mentees and to find out how and why it works and asks whether similar schemes could spread across the country.

Claudia Hammond reports on an innovative mentoring project in Manchester where people with social phobia, agoraphobia or other anxiety disorders are matched up with volunteer mentors who've been through, and recovered their own experience of anxiety.

They meet once a week for six months and initial results are finding great success with those on the scheme reporting significant reductions in their own anxiety.

Claudia meets the mentors and mentees and to find out how and why it works and asks whether similar schemes could spread across the country.

Why an innovative mentoring scheme for people with anxiety disorders is so successful.

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Zoe from South Wales spent twelve years with undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder.

The personal cost to this mother of three was devastating, as, over the years, she was told she had Post Natal Depression and treated with anti-depressants.

It's long been recognised that Bipolar Disorder could be under-diagnosed and Claudia Hammond hears about a pilot study to screen for the condition in Leicester.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Mistaken diagnosis: Zoe on 'twelve lost years' without treatment for her bipolar disorder.

Zoe from South Wales spent twelve years with undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder. The personal cost to this mother of three was devastating, as, over the years, she was told she had Post Natal Depression and treated with anti-depressants. It's long been recognised that Bipolar Disorder could be under-diagnosed and Claudia Hammond hears about a pilot study to screen for the condition in Leicester.

Zoe from South Wales spent twelve years with undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder.

The personal cost to this mother of three was devastating, as, over the years, she was told she had Post Natal Depression and treated with anti-depressants.

It's long been recognised that Bipolar Disorder could be under-diagnosed and Claudia Hammond hears about a pilot study to screen for the condition in Leicester.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Mistaken diagnosis: Zoe on 'twelve lost years' without treatment for her bipolar disorder.

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Claudia Hammond explores the implications from the latest developments in neuroscience for the legal process and asks what kind of new brain based information might be submissible as evidence in court? Claudia will explore the ethical issues raised by the possibility of predicting criminal behaviour and asks what our rapidly increased understanding of how the brain works will mean for how we understand decision-making, free will, and systems of punishment.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

How the latest developments in understanding of the brain affect law and evidence in court

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Claudia Hammond reports on the results of the BBC's scientific study into the UK's stress levels.

The BBC Stress test was launched in June and the results have just been revealed.

How anxious and depressed are we and what does this huge psychology experiment tell us about the causes of all kinds of mental ill health.

Peter Kinderman, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Liverpool, reveals the results of the first experiment of this size and asks what it can tell us about our mental well being and what coping mechanisms we can use to be more resilient to stress.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

How stressed are we as a nation? Results from a scientific study of the UK's stress levels

Claudia Hammond reports on the results of the BBC's scientific study into the UK's stress levels. The BBC Stress test was launched in June and the results have just been revealed. How anxious and depressed are we and what does this huge psychology experiment tell us about the causes of all kinds of mental ill health. Peter Kinderman, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Liverpool, reveals the results of the first experiment of this size and asks what it can tell us about our mental well being and what coping mechanisms we can use to be more resilient to stress.

Claudia Hammond reports on the results of the BBC's scientific study into the UK's stress levels.

The BBC Stress test was launched in June and the results have just been revealed.

How anxious and depressed are we and what does this huge psychology experiment tell us about the causes of all kinds of mental ill health.

Peter Kinderman, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Liverpool, reveals the results of the first experiment of this size and asks what it can tell us about our mental well being and what coping mechanisms we can use to be more resilient to stress.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

How stressed are we as a nation? Results from a scientific study of the UK's stress levels

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Claudia Hammond reports on 60 years of the Anna Freud Centre and how it uses neuroscience.

In the first of a new series, presenter Claudia Hammond reports on the latest developments in neuroscience, mental health and psychology.

Anna Freud was the daughter of Sigmund Freud who pioneered child psychotherapy. She set up the Hampstead War nurseries during the Second World War, which became the Anna Freud Centre after her death in 1982. The Centre is now celebrating its 60th anniversary and Claudia investigates how it has changed and asks what the eponymous founder would think of its many new projects, including neuroscience and teenage brains.

Claudia Hammond reports on 60 years of the Anna Freud Centre and how it uses neuroscience.

In the first of a new series, presenter Claudia Hammond reports on the latest developments in neuroscience, mental health and psychology.

Anna Freud was the daughter of Sigmund Freud who pioneered child psychotherapy. She set up the Hampstead War nurseries during the Second World War, which became the Anna Freud Centre after her death in 1982. The Centre is now celebrating its 60th anniversary and Claudia investigates how it has changed and asks what the eponymous founder would think of its many new projects, including neuroscience and teenage brains.

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Can psychosis be treated with talking therapy alone? - news from a radical new trial.

Anti-psychotic medication has long been seen as the first line of treatment for psychosis. In fact, prescriptions are increasing in the UK and around the world. But there's criticism that the effectiveness of these drugs has been over-estimated, and the serious side effects, underestimated. Now, in the first trial of its kind in the world, treating psychosis using talking therapies alone, is being measured and analysed.

It is the first time psychological treatment, in the absence of medication, has been put to the test, and the results of this experiment have the potential to transform the treatment options for the many people who have diagnoses of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Tony Morrison, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester, is leading the research along with colleagues in the North East of England. He tells Claudia Hammond that patients should be given more choice about the treatments they're offered for psychosis, instead of medication always being the default option.

And trial participants, Natalie and Steve, describe their experience of psychosis and the treatments that helped them to recover and stay well.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Can psychosis be treated with talking therapy alone? - news from a radical new trial.

Anti-psychotic medication has long been seen as the first line of treatment for psychosis. In fact, prescriptions are increasing in the UK and around the world. But there's criticism that the effectiveness of these drugs has been over-estimated, and the serious side effects, underestimated. Now, in the first trial of its kind in the world, treating psychosis using talking therapies alone, is being measured and analysed.

It is the first time psychological treatment, in the absence of medication, has been put to the test, and the results of this experiment have the potential to transform the treatment options for the many people who have diagnoses of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Tony Morrison, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester, is leading the research along with colleagues in the North East of England. He tells Claudia Hammond that patients should be given more choice about the treatments they're offered for psychosis, instead of medication always being the default option.

And trial participants, Natalie and Steve, describe their experience of psychosis and the treatments that helped them to recover and stay well.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

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How accurate is gaydar, the guessing of a person's sexuality just by looking at them?

Most of us think we're pretty good at guessing when somebody's gay or straight, but what signals are we using to make our decision, and how often are we right ?

Psychologists at Queen Mary University of London are, for the first time, trying to isolate the individual signals and patterns in somebody's face, in order to work out exactly what motivates us to make a snap decision about sexuality.

Using cutting edge computer imagery, researchers have found a way of transferring male facial expressions onto female faces and vice versa, which means they can work out exactly how our "gaydar" works.

Hopes are that the work will help to challenge stereotypes and prejudice by increasing awareness of how quickly, and often inaccurately, people classify each other.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

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The chilling history of the Victorian 'mad doctor'. Claudia Hammond talks to Sarah Wise.

Author Sarah Wise talks to Claudia Hammond about the wealth of evidence she has uncovered about the rise, in 19th Century Britain, of the "mad doctor".

This new generation of medical men were powerful and corruptible, and there are many stories of difficult family members being locked up in lunatic asylums - or "living tombs" as they were called - in return for bribes.

And it seems that far from the classic view of women being the main victim of such skulduggery, moneyed men were more likely targets as relatives and business partners sought to get hold of their cash and property.

Suspicion and anger towards the asylum committal procedure crossed classes, and there were protests in the streets against "lunacy inquisitions".

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

The chilling history of the Victorian 'mad doctor'. Claudia Hammond talks to Sarah Wise.

Author Sarah Wise talks to Claudia Hammond about the wealth of evidence she has uncovered about the rise, in 19th Century Britain, of the "mad doctor".

This new generation of medical men were powerful and corruptible, and there are many stories of difficult family members being locked up in lunatic asylums - or "living tombs" as they were called - in return for bribes.

And it seems that far from the classic view of women being the main victim of such skulduggery, moneyed men were more likely targets as relatives and business partners sought to get hold of their cash and property.

Suspicion and anger towards the asylum committal procedure crossed classes, and there were protests in the streets against "lunacy inquisitions".

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

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In a culture obsessed by body image, how do people cope when they become disfigured?

Our looks are our "social currency" so what happens when our appearance is radically altered by disfigurement ?

How people cope, psychologically, with dramatic changes to the way they look is the subject of a major new research project, and the results challenge many myths about who copes best.

"Time is a great healer", "women care about their looks more than men", "the more serious the disfigurement, the harder it is to cope", are all beliefs challenged in this new study.

Claudia Hammond hears one woman's story about how she coped with dramatic changes to her appearance and talks to Nichola Rumsey and Diana Harcourt from the Centre for Appearance Research in Bristol about their new research.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

In a culture obsessed by body image, how do people cope when they become disfigured?

Our looks are our "social currency" so what happens when our appearance is radically altered by disfigurement ?

How people cope, psychologically, with dramatic changes to the way they look is the subject of a major new research project, and the results challenge many myths about who copes best.

"Time is a great healer", "women care about their looks more than men", "the more serious the disfigurement, the harder it is to cope", are all beliefs challenged in this new study.

Claudia Hammond hears one woman's story about how she coped with dramatic changes to her appearance and talks to Nichola Rumsey and Diana Harcourt from the Centre for Appearance Research in Bristol about their new research.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

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Claudia Hammond on why we continue to believe information even when we are told it's wrong

Why we continue to believe information even when we are told its wrong. Claudia Hammond discovers how the brain stores facts and why we don't erase erroneous explanations.

Claudia Hammond on why we continue to believe information even when we are told it's wrong

Why we continue to believe information even when we are told its wrong. Claudia Hammond discovers how the brain stores facts and why we don't erase erroneous explanations.

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How reading a baby's mind helps their development, Claudia Hammond investigates.

How reading a baby's mind aids their development, Claudia Hammond investigates a new technique which helps depressed mothers connect with their infants.

How reading a baby's mind helps their development, Claudia Hammond investigates.

How reading a baby's mind aids their development, Claudia Hammond investigates a new technique which helps depressed mothers connect with their infants.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Do older people want or need specialist mental health services? Claudia Hammond investigates. A London-based Vietnamese community has developed a recipe to prevent homesickness.

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Claudia launches 3 new awards to recognise outstanding help and support in mental health.

For its 25th anniversary All in the Mind launches 3 new awards to recognise outstanding help, support or advice in the field of mental health. Claudia Hammond explains the categories and how to nominate. Also in the programme, a new look at one of the most famous and controversial psychology experiments ever. In 1961 Stanley Milgram ran a series of experiments where unwitting volunteers were ordered to give increasing electric shocks to a man they'd never met under the guise of research into memory. Many gave a series of increasing shocks up to 450 Volts despite hearing screams and calls for help from the unseen 'victim'. But it was a set up. The shocks were fake and the victim was an actor. The results of Milgram's obedience research caused a worldwide sensation. Milgram reported that people had repeatedly shocked a man they believed to be in pain or even dying and he linked his findings to Nazi behaviour. But was his version of the results really what happened? Claudia Hammond talks to Gina Perry who has researched Milgram's unpublished papers and spoken to those who took part in the experiment. Her findings reveal a story far from Milgram's own version of his obedience research.

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Claudia goes behind the scenes of the Science Museum's new psychology exhibition, Mind Maps.

How do you change teenagers' negative body images? Psychological strategies can help young people defend themselves against unrealistic expectations and stop them "fat talking". Claudia Hammond reports on a new study by Dr Helen Sharpe of Kings College London

Last week All in the Mind launched its 25th anniversary Awards scheme. This week clinical psychologist and All in the Mind Award judge Guy Holmes explains what makes a good therapeutic group.

Learning complicated dance steps can be challenging, as the celebrities on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing discover every week. New research by Professor Margaret Wilson has shown that one technique used by dancers known as marking can improve performance. Claudia cha cha challenges her two left feet with Strictly star Robin Windsor.

How do you change teenagers negative body images? Psychological strategies can help young people defend themselves against unrealistic expectations and stop them "fat talking". Claudia Hammond reports on a new study.

Claudia goes behind the scenes of the Science Museum's new psychology exhibition, Mind Maps.

How do you change teenagers' negative body images? Psychological strategies can help young people defend themselves against unrealistic expectations and stop them "fat talking". Claudia Hammond reports on a new study by Dr Helen Sharpe of Kings College London

Last week All in the Mind launched its 25th anniversary Awards scheme. This week clinical psychologist and All in the Mind Award judge Guy Holmes explains what makes a good therapeutic group.

Learning complicated dance steps can be challenging, as the celebrities on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing discover every week. New research by Professor Margaret Wilson has shown that one technique used by dancers known as marking can improve performance. Claudia cha cha challenges her two left feet with Strictly star Robin Windsor.

How do you change teenagers negative body images? Psychological strategies can help young people defend themselves against unrealistic expectations and stop them "fat talking". Claudia Hammond reports on a new study.

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Does performing rituals improve the taste of food? Claudia Hammond investigates.

Why rituals like blowing out candles on a birthday cake or carving a turkey at the table before eating can improve the taste of food. Claudia Hammond talks to Michael Norton from Harvard University about his new research which shows the effect can work for chocolate and even carrots.

Does performing rituals improve the taste of food? Claudia Hammond investigates.

Why rituals like blowing out candles on a birthday cake or carving a turkey at the table before eating can improve the taste of food. Claudia Hammond talks to Michael Norton from Harvard University about his new research which shows the effect can work for chocolate and even carrots.

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Claudia takes a musical journey inside the brain looking at the very latest neuroscientific research on everything from how we notice patterns in music to why the beat can be so powerful.

We're not born with musical ability, but the brain is an efficient machine that lets us learn the rules. But what about the people who can't understand music? And how can our emotional responses to music be used therapeutically?

When it comes to understanding the mind and the brain, the beauty of music is that there are so many dimensions to it - there's pitch, rhythm, melody, our memories and that all-important emotional element. These are rich pickings for those using it to try to understand the workings of the mind better and to develop new therapies.

Claudia takes a musical journey inside the brain looking at the very latest neuroscientific research on everything from how we notice patterns in music to why the beat can be so powerful.

We're not born with musical ability, but the brain is an efficient machine that lets us learn the rules. But what about the people who can't understand music? And how can our emotional responses to music be used therapeutically?

When it comes to understanding the mind and the brain, the beauty of music is that there are so many dimensions to it - there's pitch, rhythm, melody, our memories and that all-important emotional element. These are rich pickings for those using it to try to understand the workings of the mind better and to develop new therapies.

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Claudia Hammond finds out why your exercise regime could be hindered if you have been taxing your brain too much. She talks to Professor Samuele Marcora from the University of Kent about his research on why the chemical by products of being mentally exhausted can actually make physical exercise much harder. He discusses his new research with the Ministry of Defence where he is finding that soldiers can be trained to resist the overwhelming effects of cognitive fatigue. Also in the programme the moral distress experienced by nurses and more results from the BBC Stress test and what it reveals about mental well-being.

Claudia Hammond finds out why your exercise regime could be hindered if you have been taxing your brain too much. She talks to Professor Samuele Marcora from the University of Kent about his research on why the chemical by products of being mentally exhausted can actually make physical exercise much harder. He discusses his new research with the Ministry of Defence where he is finding that soldiers can be trained to resist the overwhelming effects of cognitive fatigue. Also in the programme the moral distress experienced by nurses and more results from the BBC Stress test and what it reveals about mental well-being.

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Starting a new business when you have got a serious mental health problem.

Starting a new business when you have got a serious mental health problem.

Starting a new business when you have got a serious mental health problem.

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Starting a new business when you have got a serious mental health problem.

Starting a new business when you have got a serious mental health problem.

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Claudia Hammond hears from a shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards

Claudia Hammond discusses some of the entries to the All in the Mind mental health awards and she hears from one of the shortlisted entries. Also in the programme in World War I the Craiglockhart hospital near Edinburgh was a military psychiatric hospital treating shell shocked soldiers. Claudia travels to the hospital to see recently discovered editions of The Hydra - a magazine produced by patients and edited by Wilfred Owen with poems by Siegfried Sassoon who were both patients. Claudia hears how the magazine didn't talk directly about treatment or how soldiers were ill, referring instead to someone feeling a little seedy or not at the top of their game. And while the celebrated poets have made the magazine famous she finds out that the other contributions from regular soldiers are as equally moving.

Claudia Hammond hears from a shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards

Claudia Hammond discusses some of the entries to the All in the Mind mental health awards and she hears from one of the shortlisted entries. Also in the programme in World War I the Craiglockhart hospital near Edinburgh was a military psychiatric hospital treating shell shocked soldiers. Claudia travels to the hospital to see recently discovered editions of The Hydra - a magazine produced by patients and edited by Wilfred Owen with poems by Siegfried Sassoon who were both patients. Claudia hears how the magazine didn't talk directly about treatment or how soldiers were ill, referring instead to someone feeling a little seedy or not at the top of their game. And while the celebrated poets have made the magazine famous she finds out that the other contributions from regular soldiers are as equally moving.

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Are mental health services in crisis? Claudia Hammond talks to Sue Bailey.

Are mental health services in crisis? Claudia Hammond talks to Sue Bailey, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists who has recently written about her fears that mental health is at a tipping point and could be heading towards its own Stafford Hospital style scandal. Claudia also hears from another shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards.

Are mental health services in crisis? Claudia Hammond talks to Sue Bailey.

Are mental health services in crisis? Claudia Hammond talks to Sue Bailey, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists who has recently written about her fears that mental health is at a tipping point and could be heading towards its own Stafford Hospital style scandal. Claudia also hears from another shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards.

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Why does one child become rebellious and another not? Claudia Hammond talks to Mark McDermott from the University of East London about new research into parenting and rebelliousness. She also hears from another shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards.

Claudia Hammond hears from a shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards

Why does one child become rebellious and another not? Claudia Hammond talks to Mark McDermott from the University of East London about new research into parenting and rebelliousness. She also hears from another shortlisted entry to the All in the Mind mental health awards.

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Claudia hears from an All in the Mind awards finalist. And mental health in the City.

Claudia Hammond hears from another pair of finalists in the All in the Mind awards. She also talks to the senior City executives who are calling for urgent changes to mental health provision for workers in the Square Mile.

Claudia hears from an All in the Mind awards finalist. And mental health in the City.

Claudia Hammond hears from another pair of finalists in the All in the Mind awards. She also talks to the senior City executives who are calling for urgent changes to mental health provision for workers in the Square Mile.

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Visual overload; All in the Mind mental health awards finalist; professional boundaries.

Claudia Hammond meets more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

Magician Chris Cox tricks Claudia Hammond's attention system and Professor Nilli Lavie explains what is happening in our brains when our visual system is overloaded; Claudia hears from Mike who nominated Pat in the professional category of the All in the Mind Mental Health Awards after she guided him through addiction and mental health problems lasting 15 years; and psychologist Guy Holmes discusses the difficulties of navigating professional boundaries.

Claudia Hammond hears from another pair of finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards. And she chairs a discussion about professional boundaries between therapists and their clients.

Visual overload; All in the Mind mental health awards finalist; professional boundaries.

Magician Chris Cox tricks Claudia Hammond's attention system and Professor Nilli Lavie explains what is happening in our brains when our visual system is overloaded; Claudia hears from Mike who nominated Pat in the professional category of the All in the Mind Mental Health Awards after she guided him through addiction and mental health problems lasting 15 years; and psychologist Guy Holmes discusses the difficulties of navigating professional boundaries.

Claudia Hammond meets more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

Claudia Hammond hears from another pair of finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards. And she chairs a discussion about professional boundaries between therapists and their clients.

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Claudia Hammond meets more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

Claudia Hammond meets more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

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Claudia Hammond meets two more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

Claudia Hammond meets two more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

She talks to a mother who's been nominated by her daughter with anorexia. For years she has tried to help her, staying up at night to check her pulse and as her daughter put it "even when I was a bag of bones, all pointy-edged and cold she'd sit and cuddle me". We hear why she feels she went way beyond her parental duties. Claudia also hears from the man who nominated Maytree, a sanctuary for the suicidal and the only place of its kind in the UK, about why Maytree saved his life. Also in the programme Professor Janet Treasure discusses new research on the so-called love hormone oxytocin and why it can disrupt the way that people with anorexia view food and body shape.

Claudia Hammond meets two more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

She talks to a mother who's been nominated by her daughter with anorexia. For years she has tried to help her, staying up at night to check her pulse and as her daughter put it "even when I was a bag of bones, all pointy-edged and cold she'd sit and cuddle me". We hear why she feels she went way beyond her parental duties. Claudia also hears from the man who nominated Maytree, a sanctuary for the suicidal and the only place of its kind in the UK, about why Maytree saved his life. Also in the programme Professor Janet Treasure discusses new research on the so-called love hormone oxytocin and why it can disrupt the way that people with anorexia view food and body shape.

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Claudia Hammond meets more finalists in the All in the Mind 25th anniversary awards.

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Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards Ceremony, and meets all the finalists.

Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards Ceremony from the Wellcome Collection in London, and meets all the finalists.

All in the Mind Awards

The small gestures of help and support can make a huge difference to someone with mental health problems. It can be the difference between life and death. Here, some of those who have been helped describe their own personal turning points.

Mike Henderson was first arrested at the age of 12. By 14 he had had his first stint in prison, and two years later he was addicted to hard drugs, including cocaine.

A life of petty crime followed to fuel his addiction. He was described by the police as "a one-man crime wave".

But he says: "I didn't know I'd been battling with anxiety and depression. I didn't know I would now suffer a dual diagnosis with the onset of drug induced psychosis."

I was locked out of hope, and she opened a door"

He was labelled a trouble-maker early on and when he did begin to seek help, he felt treated like "a threat that needed sedation".

"I didn't understand addiction. I just smoked drugs like my peers... I just did what I needed to do to survive."

'Acceptance'

Then almost two decades ago he met mental health worker Pat Rose at the charity Nilaari, which offers support and counselling to ethnic minority adults who experience mental health problems.

She worked with him for 15 years, while he progressed and relapsed and sent him poems and cards of encouragement when he was in prison.

Pat helped Mike for over 15 years

"She accepted me. I had never had a relationship that was not undermined by my race, their fear or the perceived threat of violence.

"I was the big, dangerous, drug-using, mentally-unwell, aggressive black man. But Pat did not fear me.

"I was locked out of hope, and she opened a door," says Mike.

Without her, there would have been one of three outcomes, he says: "Jail, institution or death".

The awards were set up to recognise an individual, professional or group who went over and above to help. Catch up with stories from other finalists

Mike was one of over 700 people who wrote in to nominate Pat for the BBC's All in the Mind awards.

Now three years clean - and out of prison - he wants others to recognise the important part she played, going above and beyond her job, in turning his life around. He now works with young people who are in a similar situation to the one he was in.

'He saved my life'

Another charity put forward was Maytree, which offers a four-day stay for those who feel suicidal.

James was a resident there and says Maytree is a place where suicide is not a taboo or a dirty word.

"My essential needs were catered for so that I could concentrate on trying to live. One night I felt very suicidal and wanted to leave, a volunteer sat with me for hours.

"Sometimes we talked, sometimes we didn't, but he saved my life that night. I've never met him since, I can't remember what his name was but the belief in me and the quiet but persistent trust that I could survive this experience, was magical."

A false accusation had resulted in his breakdown and he felt like his "soul had been obliterated" by depression.

But the stay gave him hope and helped him get his life back. He's now working again and says he is much better at asking for support.

It was completely different from any stay in a psychiatric hospital, he says. And, crucially, talking about suicide was the norm, which he felt unable to do with friends and family.

Mental health issues affect one in four people at some time in their life

But unlike professionals or charities who deal with difficult issues on a daily basis, friends and families of those with mental health issues often find it difficult to know how to respond.

'A bag of bones'

Getting this balance right was the key for Maya's survival. She battled with anorexia nervosa which she says "invaded every single aspect of my life".

It was, she says "a monstrous creature" but her mum helped fight her demons. She now wants her mum to be recognised for going over and above her role as a parent.

"She has sat with me as I sobbed over a small piece of dry toast, encouraged and supported me for the hour it took for it all to be eaten.

"She always made it clear that she was frustrated with anorexia and not me, which is really important because otherwise you can end up feeling more awful about yourself," she told the BBC's All in the Mind programme.

But most important of all, she says, her mum never stopped cuddling her even when she was little more than a bag of bones "all pointy edges and cold".

It was her mother's belief in her ability to recover that was crucial, even during intense arguments.

"Without this faith, I'm pretty sure I would not have made it so far. But she has dragged me through, even when I was kicking and screaming. She carried me on her shoulders when it seemed anorexia would drown me. She continues to do this all everyday, with unwavering faith.".

Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards Ceremony from the Wellcome Collection in London, and meets all the finalists.

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Claudia Hammond explores pioneering new research into radicalisation.

Claudia explores pioneering new research into radicalisation. She finds out why being depressed and socially isolated makes you more likely to sympathise with terrorist actions.

Claudia Hammond explores pioneering new research into radicalisation.

Claudia explores pioneering new research into radicalisation. She finds out why being depressed and socially isolated makes you more likely to sympathise with terrorist actions.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Psychologists call for radical change in how to treat people who experience psychosis.

If you have extremely suspicious thoughts, or you hear voices that other people can't hear, traditionally these are seen as signs of mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This week a major new report from the British Psychological Society calls for a radical change in the way we think and offer help to people who are experiencing psychosis. Claudia Hammond investigates how our knowledge, attitudes and treatment of psychosis and schizophrenia have changed over the past decade.

Psychologists call for radical change in how to treat people who experience psychosis.

If you have extremely suspicious thoughts, or you hear voices that other people can't hear, traditionally these are seen as signs of mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This week a major new report from the British Psychological Society calls for a radical change in the way we think and offer help to people who are experiencing psychosis. Claudia Hammond investigates how our knowledge, attitudes and treatment of psychosis and schizophrenia have changed over the past decade.

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Claudia Hammond reports on current issues in mental health and research findings from the world of psychology and neuroscience.

Claudia Hammond explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Stockpiling possessions and collecting obsessively can tip into Hoarding Disorder, a condition recently recognised as a mental health problem.

Martin tells Claudia Hammond how his growing collection of cars, trucks and bikes awaiting "renovation" was growing out of control, and how a self help group for hoarders helped him to come to face up to his problem. NHS Clinical Psychologist Sophie Holmes describes the need for services to provide help and support for this often hidden group of people.

Claudia Hammond on how stockpiling clutter and possessions can tip into hoarding disorder.

Claudia Hammond on how stockpiling clutter and possessions can tip into hoarding disorder.

Stockpiling possessions and collecting obsessively can tip into Hoarding Disorder, a condition recently recognised as a mental health problem.

Martin tells Claudia Hammond how his growing collection of cars, trucks and bikes awaiting "renovation" was growing out of control, and how a self help group for hoarders helped him to come to face up to his problem. NHS Clinical Psychologist Sophie Holmes describes the need for services to provide help and support for this often hidden group of people.

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Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond investigate the mind, the brain and why we behave the way that we do.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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Claudia Hammond investigate the mind, the brain and why we behave the way that we do.

Claudia Hammond investigate the mind, the brain and why we behave the way that we do.

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Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond investigate the mind, the brain and why we behave the way that we do.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond investigate the mind, the brain and why we behave the way that we do.

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Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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Claudia Hammond examines the evidence on whether screen time is bad for young people.

Claudia Hammond examines the evidence asking whether screen time is bad for young people.

Claudia Hammond examines the evidence on whether screen time is bad for young people.

Claudia Hammond examines the evidence asking whether screen time is bad for young people.

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Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health. This week her studio guest is neuroscientist Phil Beaman from Reading University, his latest research suggests a novel way to prevent those irritating earworms that plague most of us at one time or another. Plus how to be invisible, researchers in Sweden have discovered a way to trick the brain so people feel invisible. And that dress, earlier in the year pictures of a dress went viral and it divided families but does it matter if you think its blue and black or white and gold? Researcher Brad Pearce asks an audience at the Wellcome Collection.

Claudia Hammond on new research that could prevent ear worms, plus how to be invisible.

Claudia Hammond on new research that could prevent ear worms, plus how to be invisible.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health. This week her studio guest is neuroscientist Phil Beaman from Reading University, his latest research suggests a novel way to prevent those irritating earworms that plague most of us at one time or another. Plus how to be invisible, researchers in Sweden have discovered a way to trick the brain so people feel invisible. And that dress, earlier in the year pictures of a dress went viral and it divided families but does it matter if you think its blue and black or white and gold? Researcher Brad Pearce asks an audience at the Wellcome Collection.

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Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Why film directors consult psychologists plus finalists for the All in the Mind Awards.

In this new series of All in the Mind Claudia Hammond meets the finalists for the All in the Mind Awards and in June will host the award ceremony at the Wellcome Collection in London. In the first of the series she will also be discovering why film directors are turning to psychologists.

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Series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents the series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents the series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents the series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents the series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

20170530

Claudia Hammond explores the worlds of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond's guest today is Tim Dalgleish a clinical psychologist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge.

Transient global amnesia is a sudden, temporary episode of memory loss that can't be attributed to a more common neurological condition, such as epilepsy or a stroke. Following a letter from a listener who suffered an episode of this curious condition we were intrigued to find out how it is triggered and what's really occurring in the brain. Claudia Hammond spoke with Adam Zeman, Professor of Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology at Exeter University.

Is the enthusiasm for mindfulness in schools running ahead of the evidence? The skill of learning to become aware of what's going on around you and in your body and mind at a given moment has been shown to benefit people who've had recurrent episodes of depression. An increasing number of schools are holding mindfulness classes. But when it comes to the research on its benefits in school, the results are mixed. Andre Tomlin started the blog Mental Elf which examines the evidence when it comes to mental health so we got him into the All in the Mind studio to help us examine what difference mindfulness does and doesn't make in school.

The latest Insiders Guide to getting the best out of mental health services asks: how do you tell your friends and family that you are having difficulties with your mental health if this is something you've never broached with them before? We hear from Stephen Buckley, Head of Information at Mind, Lisa Rodriguez who has had mental health issues herself and has long experience of managing mental health services, psychiatrist Sri Kalidindi and GP Daniel Dietch.

Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong condition which can affect how a child or adult communicates with and relates to other people. Scientists are still trying to understand the causes and why symptoms can range from the mild to the severe. The Somali language doesn't have a word for autism, so when Nura Aabe's son Zak was diagnosed with autism at the age of two and a half she was at a loss to explain the diagnosis to others in the Somali community in the UK. As she explains to Claudia Hammond she was inspired by her experience to write a play called Yusuf Can't Talk

Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

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Claudia Hammond explores the worlds of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

For parents, it can be very hard to watch their child struggle with anxiety. Parents often blame themselves, thinking that it must be their fault that their child feels so worried. What can parents can do about it and how much of a genetic component there is in anxiety? Claudia Hammond meets Professor Cathy Creswell from Reading University who's done extensive practical research helping parents to deal with their child's anxiety, Thalia Eley Professor of Developmental Behavioural Genetics at the Institute of Psychiatry, and Rachel - whose daughter suffers constant anxiety.

When we see a photograph of a person we make instant judgements about how trustworthy or competent we think they are. But how reliable are these snap decisions? Claudia meets Professor Alexander Todorov from Princeton University who studies first impressions from faces and has brought his findings together in a new book called Face Value: The Irresistible Influence of First Impressions.

Politicians know people really care about mental health. So what are the different parties promising in their election manifestoes? We set Rachel Schraer from the BBC's political research unit, the task of scrutinising each manifesto and summing it all up for us.

The next in our insiders' guide to getting the best out of your mental health services asks if it's a good idea to take a friend or relative along to an appointment with a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist?

Producer Adrian Washbourne.

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Claudia Hammond explores the worlds of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond has been following some of the first tranche of trainee mental health social workers setting out on the Think Ahead scheme which is getting high-flying graduates into social work. As a 22 year old English graduate Al Toombs was one of the youngest people on the course. It's rare to be able to eavesdrop on actual sessions between mental health professionals of any kind and their clients, but Claudia spent the day with Al in Coventry on visits to clients such as Jo, who's lived with depression for several years whilst juggling a complicated family life.

As we grow up we get better at tasks involving thinking. But there is something at which 5 year olds excel and that adults are really not very good at - and that is noticing things. New research by Vladimir Sloutsky, a psychologist at Ohio State University, shows that small children pay more attention to what's going on around them than adults do. It's a skill he thinks we've been underestimating and a finding that holds lessons for the appearances of our primary schools.

In this week's Insiders' Guide to getting the best out of mental health services - what should you do if you're not happy with the mental health care you're getting? We hear from Stephen Buckley from Mind, psychiatrist Sri Kalidindi, GP Dr Daniel Dietch and Lisa Rodrigues, who has both experienced mental health problems and run services herself.

Producer Adrian Washbourne.

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Claudia Hammond explores the worlds of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Neurogenesis is the process where we create new brain cells. Many researchers believe that if someone has depression then neurogenesis is reduced. Could this in some cases even be the cause of depression? It's possible this idea could lead to the discovery of new drugs for depression, drugs which don't tackle mood, but which encourage the creation of new brain cells. Claudia Hammond brought together Timothy Powell, MRC postdoctoral research fellow, and Sandrine Thuret, Head of Neurogenesis and Mental Health, from Kings College London to examine the latest research.

The Government has committed to make prisons not just places of detention, but of rehabilitation. Some prisons are hoping that yoga classes could make a difference. Research from Oxford University is beginning to suggest that yoga can help with prisoners' mental health. Claudia Hammond hears from lead researcher and psychologist Amy Bilderbeck, Sam Settle Director of the Prison Phoenix Trust and former prisoner Richard for whom yoga was to become a vital tool during his years as an inmate.

This week's Insiders' Guides to mental health asks with all the guidance out there in the public domain, how do you decide what is best for you? We hear from Stephen Buckley from Mind, GP Daniel Dietch and before them Lisa Rodrigues, who's had mental health issues herself and long experience of managing services.

Psychologists discovered long ago that most of us think we're better than average at most things - the Lake Wobegon Effect - and that we go round looking for information that confirms our views on life - the confirmation biases. But there's now another bias in our thinking. If we imagine a theory is our own, we think it must be true. Aiden Gregg, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Southampton, told Claudia Hammond about his new research.

Producer Adrian Washbourne.

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Claudia Hammond explores the worlds of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

We tend to assume that once we are adults there are aspects of our personalities that never alter. But a huge new re-analysis of more than 200 studies has found that therapy can change your personality in just a few weeks. The idea of therapy is to make you feel happier, and to help you find a way of resolving your problems. But as Professor Brent Roberts from the University of Illinois reveals, it can also change our personalities in surprising ways.

Over 25 years ago as a junior doctor, Tom Solomon soon learnt that a patient on his ward, the children's author Roald Dahl, was fascinated by the brain. Then years later, away from his day job as a neurologist at Liverpool University, he decided to trace the influence of that interest on Dahl's writing. Last year he recounted it in a book which has now been adapted into a stage show for this year's Edinburgh Fringe - Roald Dahl's Marvellous Medicine. He tells Claudia Hammond how Dahl's interest in the brain began with an accident.

The final Insiders' Guide to getting the best out of mental health services is probably the most important of all. What to do if you or someone you know is in serious crisis? We hear from Stephen Buckley from Mind, GP Daniel Dietch and Lisa Rodrigues, who's both had mental health difficulties and led services herself.

Look in any bookshop at the self-help section, and it appears that a lot of people are trying to change themselves. Now a Danish philosopher and psychologist Sven Brinkmann says it's gone too far. In his new book "Stand Firm: resisting the self-improvement craze" he says the secret to a happier life is to come to terms with yourself as you are. But there is some very good research out there on happiness, so isn't it worth trying to put that evidence into practice? We brought together Sven Brinkmann with a leading researcher in the field of happiness, Dr Sonja Lyubomirsky from the University of California Riverside.

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What could the government's health reforms mean for mental health services?

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Investigating mystery shoppers in mental health services.

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Can we be 'nudged' into good behaviour? We report on the UK's Behavioural Insight Team.

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Claudia Hammond presents the series exploring the latest scientific research.

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Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

900,000 people in the UK suffer from heart failure - where the heart can no longer pump sufficient blood around the body. Symptoms can include a combination of breathlessness, fluid retention and tiredness - enough to have a severe impact on a person's quality of life. Getting a diagnosis of heart failure can be frightening, but there is good evidence that psychological input can make a difference. Claudia Hammond hears from patients and Dr John Sharp, Consultant Clinical Psychologist with the Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service, on recognising and dealing with the unique mental health challenges of this increasingly prevalent condition.

The second of the All in the Mind Insiders' Guide to Mental Health Services asks what can you do if you think you're not getting the best from your GP, and, if you think you're waiting too long for treatment, should you seek a private referral? Our 'insiders' this week are service user, mental health campaigner and retired chief of an NHS Trust, Lisa Rodrigues, GP and All in the Mind Awards finalist Daniel Dietch, and Head of Information at Mind Stephen Buckley

And Claudia Hammond talks to psychologist Ariana Orvell from the University of Michigan on why we use the word "you", instead of "I", more frequently than we realise. It's emerging as a useful tool to distance ourselves psychologically - and extract meaning - from negative experiences.

Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

900,000 people in the UK suffer from heart failure - where the heart can no longer pump sufficient blood around the body. Symptoms can include a combination of breathlessness, fluid retention and tiredness - enough to have a severe impact on a person's quality of life. Getting a diagnosis of heart failure can be frightening, but there is good evidence that psychological input can make a difference. Claudia Hammond hears from patients and Dr John Sharp, Consultant Clinical Psychologist with the Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service, on recognising and dealing with the unique mental health challenges of this increasingly prevalent condition.

The second of the All in the Mind Insiders' Guide to Mental Health Services asks what can you do if you think you're not getting the best from your GP, and, if you think you're waiting too long for treatment, should you seek a private referral? Our 'insiders' this week are service user, mental health campaigner and retired chief of an NHS Trust, Lisa Rodrigues, GP and All in the Mind Awards finalist Daniel Dietch, and Head of Information at Mind Stephen Buckley

And Claudia Hammond talks to psychologist Ariana Orvell from the University of Michigan on why we use the word "you", instead of "I", more frequently than we realise. It's emerging as a useful tool to distance ourselves psychologically - and extract meaning - from negative experiences.

Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

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Claudia Hammond speaks to the UK's first Mental Health Liaison Officer.

02/11/201020101103

Battlefield Mental Health: Claudia Hammond on the UK's first study from the Iraq war zone.

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Claudia Hammond reports on a new support scheme for families bereaved by suicide.

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US marine Jess Goodell on the psychological impact of retrieving soldiers' bodies in Iraq.

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Claudia Hammond explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

06/07/201020100707

Claudia Hammond reveals new evidence on how children learn.

06/12/201120111207

Mistaken diagnosis: Zoe on 'twelve lost years' without treatment for her bipolar disorder.

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Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Paul Gilbert about compassion.

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Claudia Hammond asks how we are placed to deal with growing numbers of dementia sufferers.

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With Claudia Hammond. Rewriting the Psychiatrists' Bible.

08/12/200920091209

Scientists say testing our 'working memory' instead of IQ would be more accurate.

09/06/200920090610

Claudia Hammond looks into the condition once termed 'Munchausen by Proxy'.

09/11/201020101110

A new study offers hope for keeping young offenders out of prison. Claudia Hammond reports

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Claudia Hammond reports on the rehabilitation of sex offenders.

13/12/201120111214

How the latest developments in understanding of the brain affect law and evidence in court

14/06/201120110615

Why expert forecasters aren't good at predicting the future but we believe them anyway.

14/07/200920090715

Claudia Hammond looks at Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

14/12/201020101215

Claudia Hammond reports on the latest findings in neuroscience and mental health.

15/06/201020100616

Claudia Hammond presents a father's story of his son's struggle with schizophrenia.

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One of the world's most influential psychologists, Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman.

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Claudia Hammond travels to Lisbon to find out how decrimalising drugs could help addicts.

16/11/201020101117

Claudia Hammond investigates cognitive psychology and the challenge to forensic science.

16/12/200820081217

Claudia Hammond reports on trials of Magnetic Seizure Therapy, a treatment for depression.

17/05/201120110518

Claudia finds out why placebos might work even when when people know they're getting them.

17/11/200920091118

Claudia Hammond asks Martin Seligman if we can all be taught to be happy.

19/04/201120110420

Claudia Hammond joins mothers and babies at a portable language lab in London's East End.

20/12/201120111221

How stressed are we as a nation? Results from a scientific study of the UK's stress levels

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Claudia Hammond reports on the latest findings in neuroscience and mental health.

22/06/201020100623

Claudia Hammond explores the latest scientific research about the brain and the mind.

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New research on the powerful effect of childhood bullying and future mental health.

22/12/200920091223

Exploring scientists whose names have become synonymous with a disease or a syndrome.

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Claudia Hammond explores the worlds of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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Claudia Hammond and guests discuss ways of dealing with self harm.

23/11/201020101124

Does Chianti taste better listening to Mozart or Bach?Claudia Hammond investigates.

24/05/201120110525

Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

24/11/200920091125

Claudia Hammond hears the latest debate on the psychology behind adoption.

25/05/201020100526

After the election, what's the future for mental health care?

25/10/201120111026

The power of sleep to improve memory and why hysteria isn't a thing of the past.

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Claudia explores how attitudes to mental health have changed over the last 25 years.

The first ever edition of All in the Mind was broadcast in October 1988. For its 25th anniversary, Claudia Hammond is joined by community psychiatrist, Graham Thornicroft, Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind and by the artist, Bobby Baker to look back at archive editions of the programme and explore how attitudes to mental health have changed in the last 25 years. Have campaigns to raise awareness of mental health been successful and how far is there still to go? More and more public figures are talking about their own experience of mental illness. Even last year MPs made history by opening up to the House of Commons about their own mental health problems. How much do these kinds of conversations help change attitudes?

Claudia explores how attitudes to mental health have changed over the last 25 years.

The first ever edition of All in the Mind was broadcast in October 1988. For its 25th anniversary, Claudia Hammond is joined by community psychiatrist, Graham Thornicroft, Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind and by the artist, Bobby Baker to look back at archive editions of the programme and explore how attitudes to mental health have changed in the last 25 years. Have campaigns to raise awareness of mental health been successful and how far is there still to go? More and more public figures are talking about their own experience of mental illness. Even last year MPs made history by opening up to the House of Commons about their own mental health problems. How much do these kinds of conversations help change attitudes?

The first ever edition of All in the Mind was broadcast in October 1988. For its 25th anniversary, Claudia Hammond and guests look back at archive editions of the programme to explore how attitudes to mental health have changed over the last 25 years. Have campaigns to raise awareness of mental health been successful and how far is there still to go? How much does public figures talking about their own experience of mental illness help change attitudes?

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Claudia explores the real-world impact of psychology research over the last 25 years.

The first ever edition of All in the Mind was broadcast 25 years ago. In the second of three anniversary programmes Claudia Hammond and guests look back at archive editions of the programme to examine what impact psychology research has had on our lives over the last 25 years. How does evidence-based psychology affect policy decisions? Is psychology just 'proving the obvious' or has it offered insights into ourselves which we could never have guessed?

Claudia explores the real-world impact of psychology research over the last 25 years.

The first ever edition of All in the Mind was broadcast 25 years ago. In the second of three anniversary programmes Claudia Hammond and guests look back at archive editions of the programme to examine what impact psychology research has had on our lives over the last 25 years. How does evidence-based psychology affect policy decisions? Is psychology just 'proving the obvious' or has it offered insights into ourselves which we could never have guessed?

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Professors Sophie Scott and Irene Tracey examine 25 years of understanding the brain.

In this special anniversary programme Claudia Hammond looks at developments in neuroscience and how our understanding of the brain has changed.

In 1988 scientists predicted that new techniques of scanning the brain would lead to exciting innovative treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Researchers were enthusiastic about the possibilities of seeing what went on in the brain. Many had high hopes that this would help us understand how and why mental health problems develop. But how much progress has been made?

Professor Irene Tracey Director of the Oxford Centre for functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and Professor Sophie Scott from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London discuss with Claudia the major advances in this fast growing field but also take a sceptical look and asks whether with highly ambitious big brain studies the science is still promising more than it delivers.

Professors Sophie Scott and Irene Tracey examine 25 years of understanding the brain.

In this special anniversary programme Claudia Hammond looks at developments in neuroscience and how our understanding of the brain has changed.

In 1988 scientists predicted that new techniques of scanning the brain would lead to exciting innovative treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Researchers were enthusiastic about the possibilities of seeing what went on in the brain. Many had high hopes that this would help us understand how and why mental health problems develop. But how much progress has been made?

Professor Irene Tracey Director of the Oxford Centre for functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and Professor Sophie Scott from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London discuss with Claudia the major advances in this fast growing field but also take a sceptical look and asks whether with highly ambitious big brain studies the science is still promising more than it delivers.

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Claudia Hammond talks to a neuroscientist who has the brain and genes of a psychopath.

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The scientists who tried to induce a haunting by manipulating energy fields and sound.

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A special programme about mental health care in Hong Kong. Claudia Hammond reports.

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Why an innovative mentoring scheme for people with anxiety disorders is so successful.

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A look at moves to improve help for those with mental illness who end up in police custody

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John O'Donoghue gives Claudia Hammond his first hand account of life in Victorian asylums.

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Claudia Hammond discusses the impact and incidence of violence in teenage relationships.

Adhd And Mindwandering, Treating Insomnia Helps Depression, Think Ahead Scheme2016120620161207 (R4)

ADHD and mindwandering, treating insomnia helps depression and the Think Ahead scheme.

ADHD - or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - tends to be characterised by difficulties in concentrating, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Claudia Hammond talks to Philip Asherson, Professor of Clinical and Molecular Psychiatry at Kings College London and a consultant at the Maudsley Hospital in London, who has recently published research that shows that excessive mind-wandering might be at its core. She also hears from two teenage girls with ADHD about their experience of mindwandering during school lessons.

it's not at all unusual for people with depression to have difficulty sleeping. Now a trial has focussed on treating the insomnia in the hope that it improves the depression, rather than vice versa. Professor of Mental Health, Helen Christensen, and Dr Aliza Werner-Saidler, a Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist at the Black Dog Institute at the University of New South Wales in Australia, showed Claudia Hammond how an online programme called SHUTi - developed by the University of Virginia and commercially available - helped people with insomnia and depression.

Two years ago on All in the Mind we debated the merits of a new scheme to get more high-flying graduates into the mental health field. Called Think Ahead it follows in the footsteps of similar schemes like Teach First. This time top graduates train, mostly on the job, to become mental health social workers. Claudia finds out how two of the first graduates are getting on in the their first placements.

ADHD and mindwandering, treating insomnia helps depression and the Think Ahead scheme.

ADHD - or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - tends to be characterised by difficulties in concentrating, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Claudia Hammond talks to Philip Asherson, Professor of Clinical and Molecular Psychiatry at Kings College London and a consultant at the Maudsley Hospital in London, who has recently published research that shows that excessive mind-wandering might be at its core. She also hears from two teenage girls with ADHD about their experience of mindwandering during school lessons.

it's not at all unusual for people with depression to have difficulty sleeping. Now a trial has focussed on treating the insomnia in the hope that it improves the depression, rather than vice versa. Professor of Mental Health, Helen Christensen, and Dr Aliza Werner-Saidler, a Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist at the Black Dog Institute at the University of New South Wales in Australia, showed Claudia Hammond how an online programme called SHUTi - developed by the University of Virginia and commercially available - helped people with insomnia and depression.

Two years ago on All in the Mind we debated the merits of a new scheme to get more high-flying graduates into the mental health field. Called Think Ahead it follows in the footsteps of similar schemes like Teach First. This time top graduates train, mostly on the job, to become mental health social workers. Claudia finds out how two of the first graduates are getting on in the their first placements.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Adolescent Brain, Awards Update, Phonagnosia2016112220161221 (R4)

Claudia Hammond's studio guest is Catherine Loveday Principal Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Westminster.

Adolescence is a time when life-long mental health difficulties sometimes emerge for the first time. By combining genetic data with the information from brain scans of many hundreds of people, a team at Cambridge might have worked out why this can happen. Claudia Hammond hears from neuroimaging researcher Dr Kirstie Whittaker and bioinformatics researcher Dr Petra Vertes who work together as part of the Neuroscience in Psychiatry Network (NSPN) consortium.

We've the first in an occasional update from the finalists of the All in the Mind Awards. We hear of progress from Alex : she nominated the organisation One in Four which offers subsidised long-term counselling and supports people in what can be a very long process if they want their abuser to be tried in court.

Some people can't recognise the voices they know. And they might not even realise they have the condition - until they take a test. Phonagnosia is thought to affect as much as 3% of the population. Professor of Neuroscience Irving Biederman has just published the largest analysis to date in the journal Brain and Language. He played people a whole series of celebrity voices to test their skills at identification. He discusses the causes and strategies to minimise this unusual audio anomaly.

Claudia Hammond's studio guest is Catherine Loveday Principal Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Westminster.

Adolescence is a time when life-long mental health difficulties sometimes emerge for the first time. By combining genetic data with the information from brain scans of many hundreds of people, a team at Cambridge might have worked out why this can happen. Claudia Hammond hears from neuroimaging researcher Dr Kirstie Whittaker and bioinformatics researcher Dr Petra Vertes who work together as part of the Neuroscience in Psychiatry Network (NSPN) consortium.

We've the first in an occasional update from the finalists of the All in the Mind Awards. We hear of progress from Alex : she nominated the organisation One in Four which offers subsidised long-term counselling and supports people in what can be a very long process if they want their abuser to be tried in court.

Some people can't recognise the voices they know. And they might not even realise they have the condition - until they take a test. Phonagnosia is thought to affect as much as 3% of the population. Professor of Neuroscience Irving Biederman has just published the largest analysis to date in the journal Brain and Language. He played people a whole series of celebrity voices to test their skills at identification. He discusses the causes and strategies to minimise this unusual audio anomaly.

Adult Adhd - Insiders' Guide To Mental Health Services - Wound Healing - Expressive Writing2017042520170426 (R4)

Adult ADHD, Insiders' Guide to Mental Health Services, wound healing and expressive writing.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is often thought of as a condition of childhood, but up to 3% of the adult population also experience it. Impressionist and comedian Rory Bremner is one of those. He discusses his experiences with Jonna Kuntsi and Jessica Agnew-Blais from Kings College London who study how childhood and adult versions of the condition differ, whether we can predict which children continue to experience symptoms in adulthood, and a new proposal that the majority of adult ADHD might not have begun in childhood at all.

The first two parts of the All in the Mind Insiders' Guide to Mental Health Services ask how do you know when you have a mental health problem, and what should you say to your GP in order to get help. Our 'insiders' are service user, mental health campaigner and retired chief of an NHS Trust Lisa Rodrigues, GP and All in the Mind Awards finalist Daniel Dietch, Head of Information at Mind Stephen Buckley, and psychiatrist Sri Kalidindi.

And Claudia Hammond talks to Kavita Vedhara about a new study that shows once more that simply writing about how you feel can speed up wound healing. Although this effect has been known since James Pennebaker's landmark studies in the 1980's, this is the first study to demonstrate that expressive writing after an injury can aid healing as much as doing it in advance of a wound. An important finding since we don't always plan our wounds in advance.

Producer: Lorna Stewart.

Claudia Hammond explores the latest developments in the worlds of psychology, neuroscience, and mental health.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond explores the latest developments in the worlds of psychology, neuroscience, and mental health.

Adult Adhd; Insiders' Guide To Mental Health Services; Wound Healing & Expressive Writing20170425

Adult ADHD, Insiders' Guide to Mental Health Services, wound healing and expressive writing.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is often thought of as a condition of childhood, but up to 3% of the adult population also experience it. Impressionist and comedian Rory Bremner is one of those. He discusses his experiences with Jonna Kuntsi and Jessica Agnew-Blais from Kings College London who study how childhood and adult versions of the condition differ, whether we can predict which children continue to experience symptoms in adulthood, and a new proposal that the majority of adult ADHD might not have begun in childhood at all.

The first two parts of the All in the Mind Insiders' Guide to Mental Health Services ask how do you know when you have a mental health problem, and what should you say to your GP in order to get help. Our 'insiders' are service user, mental health campaigner and retired chief of an NHS Trust Lisa Rodrigues, GP and All in the Mind Awards finalist Daniel Dietch, Head of Information at Mind Stephen Buckley, and psychiatrist Sri Kalidindi.

And Claudia Hammond talks to Kavita Vedhara about a new study that shows once more that simply writing about how you feel can speed up wound healing. Although this effect has been known since James Pennebaker's landmark studies in the 1980's, this is the first study to demonstrate that expressive writing after an injury can aid healing as much as doing it in advance of a wound. An important finding since we don't always plan our wounds in advance.

Producer: Lorna Stewart.

Aircraft Noise And Mental Health, All In The Mind Awards, Imitation In Newborn Babies2016060720160608 (R4)

Summer temperatures might be tempting you to eat outside, but maybe you live in a part of the country where your barbecues are blighted by aircraft noise and where you're woken in the morning by the roar of planes overhead? Some people insist that the noise affects their mental health. The evidence for the link between aircraft noise and depression has been patchy, but a major new study suggests there is a link. Claudia Hammond discusses the evidence with project leader and epidemiologist Professor Andreas Seidler from Dresden University.

We've another finalist in the All in the Mind Awards - this week from your nominations for the professional who'd made a real difference to your mental health.

If you've ever stuck your tongue at a young baby and watched it copy you back, you've observed early imitation - a key concept in developmental psychology. But is a new study about to overturn what psychology textbooks have been telling us for years? Psychologist Janine Oostenbroek of York University discusses her results.

With expert comment from Dr Catherine Loveday, Principal Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Westminster.

Claudia Hammond examines a study linking aircraft noise and mental health.

Claudia Hammond examines a study linking aircraft noise and mental health.

Summer temperatures might be tempting you to eat outside, but maybe you live in a part of the country where your barbecues are blighted by aircraft noise and where you're woken in the morning by the roar of planes overhead? Some people insist that the noise affects their mental health. The evidence for the link between aircraft noise and depression has been patchy, but a major new study suggests there is a link. Claudia Hammond discusses the evidence with project leader and epidemiologist Professor Andreas Seidler from Dresden University.

We've another finalist in the All in the Mind Awards - this week from your nominations for the professional who'd made a real difference to your mental health.

If you've ever stuck your tongue at a young baby and watched it copy you back, you've observed early imitation - a key concept in developmental psychology. But is a new study about to overturn what psychology textbooks have been telling us for years? Psychologist Janine Oostenbroek of York University discusses her results.

With expert comment from Dr Catherine Loveday, Principal Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Westminster.

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Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards ceremony.

Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards Ceremony from Wellcome Collection in London and meets all the All in the Mind Award Finalists.

Back in November we asked you to nominate the person, professional or group who had made a difference to your mental health.

Throughout the current series we've been hearing the individual stories of the nine finalists, and this edition offers the chance to recap the people and organisations who've made a huge difference to other people's lives - and of course to hear comments from the judges and winners from each of the three categories.

Winner in the personal category was Jane Clement nominated by her friend and neighbour Charlotte Forsyth. Charlotte's daughter died in the hospital where Charlotte worked. She was grateful for the down to earth approach of Jane who has helped her cope with grief and depression.

Glasgow's Common Wheel project won the group or project award. They use bicycle building as a therapy to help people with a range of mental health issues. By learning to strip, service and rebuild bicycles, clients gain a new skill and a sense of achievement. By concentrating on bicycle building they dwell less on their mental health issues.

The professional category winner was case worker Amy Wollny from Turning Point. After spending half his life in prison 'John' was helped to turn his life around. For the first time in his life he has regular employment and is in control of his own behaviour.

The event is hosted by Claudia Hammond.

Judges are author Matt Haig, clinical psychologist Linda Blair, mental health campaigner Marion Janner, and Kevan Jones MP.

Produced by Adrian Washbourne and Julian Siddle.

Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards ceremony.

Claudia Hammond hosts the All in the Mind Awards Ceremony from Wellcome Collection in London and meets all the All in the Mind Award Finalists.

Back in November we asked you to nominate the person, professional or group who had made a difference to your mental health.

Throughout the current series we've been hearing the individual stories of the nine finalists, and this edition offers the chance to recap the people and organisations who've made a huge difference to other people's lives - and of course to hear comments from the judges and winners from each of the three categories.

Winner in the personal category was Jane Clement nominated by her friend and neighbour Charlotte Forsyth. Charlotte's daughter died in the hospital where Charlotte worked. She was grateful for the down to earth approach of Jane who has helped her cope with grief and depression.

Glasgow's Common Wheel project won the group or project award. They use bicycle building as a therapy to help people with a range of mental health issues. By learning to strip, service and rebuild bicycles, clients gain a new skill and a sense of achievement. By concentrating on bicycle building they dwell less on their mental health issues.

The professional category winner was case worker Amy Wollny from Turning Point. After spending half his life in prison 'John' was helped to turn his life around. For the first time in his life he has regular employment and is in control of his own behaviour.

The event is hosted by Claudia Hammond.

Judges are author Matt Haig, clinical psychologist Linda Blair, mental health campaigner Marion Janner, and Kevan Jones MP.

Produced by Adrian Washbourne and Julian Siddle.

All In The Mind Awards, Elegy, Directors In Theatre And Film Turn To Psychologists2016050320160504 (R4)

We hear the second nomination in this year's All in the Mind Awards - where we asked you to nominate the person or group who has made a difference to your mental health. Last week we heard from the first of the finalists in the groups category. This week we have the first of our individuals.

Neuroscience may be a young science, but discoveries are coming through fast. Will we see a day where everything is known about the brain and where parts of it that have gone wrong can even be replaced with computer chips? This is the premise of a new play called Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse in London. Cognitive neuroscientist Catherine Loveday reviews the play.

Why are theatre and film directors, who have long turned to historians and scientists for help, increasingly embracing psychology? Claudia Hammond talks to University of Berkeley Psychology Professor Dacher Keltner who was invited to advise on the Pixar animation Inside Out and to director Simon McBurney who sought advice about the psychology of time perception in advance of his production Encounter.

All in the Mind awards, Elegy, why theatre and film directors are turning to psychologists

All in the Mind awards, Elegy, why theatre and film directors are turning to psychologists

We hear the second nomination in this year's All in the Mind Awards - where we asked you to nominate the person or group who has made a difference to your mental health. Last week we heard from the first of the finalists in the groups category. This week we have the first of our individuals.

Neuroscience may be a young science, but discoveries are coming through fast. Will we see a day where everything is known about the brain and where parts of it that have gone wrong can even be replaced with computer chips? This is the premise of a new play called Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse in London. Cognitive neuroscientist Catherine Loveday reviews the play.

Why are theatre and film directors, who have long turned to historians and scientists for help, increasingly embracing psychology? Claudia Hammond talks to University of Berkeley Psychology Professor Dacher Keltner who was invited to advise on the Pixar animation Inside Out and to director Simon McBurney who sought advice about the psychology of time perception in advance of his production Encounter.

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How astronauts' view of Earth from space changes their perspective on life.

Claudia Hammond finds out why astronauts' experiences of seeing Earth from space can have profound effects on their feelings towards planet Earth. She talks to astronaut, Michael Lopez-Alegria, and trainee counselling psychologist, Annahita Nezami, about the Overview Effect and how the power of planet Earth may have therapeutic value for everyone back on terra firma. Clinical psychologist, Linda Blair, is one of the judges on the All in the Mind awards. She talks about how to have a conversation with someone who may be having problems with their mental health and what makes a good, empathetic listener. Thomas Dixon, Director of the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University, London, talks about the history of crying and why the stiff upper lip was just a blip in history. Also, Claudia talks to forensic psychologist, Bruno Verschuere, about his research into why we become worse at lying as we get older.

Claudia Hammond finds out why astronauts' experiences of seeing Earth from space can have profound effects on their feelings towards planet Earth. She talks to astronaut, Michael Lopez-Alegria, and trainee counselling psychologist, Annahita Nezami, about the Overview Effect and how the power of planet Earth may have therapeutic value for everyone back on terra firma. Clinical psychologist, Linda Blair, is one of the judges on the All in the Mind awards. She talks about how to have a conversation with someone who may be having problems with their mental health and what makes a good, empathetic listener. Thomas Dixon, Director of the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University, London, talks about the history of crying and why the stiff upper lip was just a blip in history. Also, Claudia talks to forensic psychologist, Bruno Verschuere, about his research into why we become worse at lying as we get older.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Big Brain Projects - Anti-depressants - Learning Disability And Bereavement2013052120130522

Europe and the USA are spending millions mapping the brain but will this approach pay off?

In the US scientists are working out the details of President Obama's $100 million BRAIN initiative,

and the EU is funding the billion euro Human Brain project. What will these expensive projects tell us, and are we even asking the right questions? Mind Hacker Vaughan Bell analyses the debate.

Novelist Alex Peston talks about his essay on creativity and antidepressants, and Claudia Hammond asks Nooreen Akhtar of Aberdeen University about her analysis of how antidepressants are portrayed in the press.

Noelle Blackman of Respond discusses the benefits of bereavement counselling for adults with learning disabilities.

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Social Media And Ptsd, Preventing Procrastination2015051220150513 (R4)

Claudia Hammond investigates Body dysmorphic disorder and asks if social media can really cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She also talks to the psychologist who explains why describing events in terms of the number of days away they are, rather than years could help prevent people procrastinating.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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Professor Anthony Clare discusses the psychological phenomenon of burnout in sport.

Care Farming; All In The Mind Awards; Turn-taking In Conversation2016062120160622 (R4)

Many people say they feel better when they're out in nature. And some projects deliberately get people involved in conservation, horticulture or farming in order to take advantage of the benefits to health and well-being in the great outdoors. It's known as green care and a new report from Nature England suggests it could play a bigger part in our mental health services. Claudia Hammond visits a Care Farm - Church Farm near Stevenage in Hertfordshire to examine the therapeutic benefits.

In the final candidate for this year's All in the Mind Awards we hear of a care worker who was nominated for making a real difference to a victim of a violent assault succumbing to post traumatic stress disorder but whose life is turning around as a result of seemingly effortless intervention.

For conversations to work we need to take turns to speak and it's something we learn when we're very young and then hone as time goes on. But there are also moments where no one is speaking and it's those lapses in conversation which might give us a clue as to how all this turn-taking takes place with precise millisecond timing. Claudia Hammond speaks to Elliott Hoey, from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, about this research.

Care farming, the All in the Mind Awards and turn-taking in conversation.

Care farming, the All in the Mind Awards and turn-taking in conversation.

Many people say they feel better when they're out in nature. And some projects deliberately get people involved in conservation, horticulture or farming in order to take advantage of the benefits to health and well-being in the great outdoors. It's known as green care and a new report from Nature England suggests it could play a bigger part in our mental health services. Claudia Hammond visits a Care Farm - Church Farm near Stevenage in Hertfordshire to examine the therapeutic benefits.

In the final candidate for this year's All in the Mind Awards we hear of a care worker who was nominated for making a real difference to a victim of a violent assault succumbing to post traumatic stress disorder but whose life is turning around as a result of seemingly effortless intervention.

For conversations to work we need to take turns to speak and it's something we learn when we're very young and then hone as time goes on. But there are also moments where no one is speaking and it's those lapses in conversation which might give us a clue as to how all this turn-taking takes place with precise millisecond timing. Claudia Hammond speaks to Elliott Hoey, from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, about this research.

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All in the Mind Awards:
Claudia Hammond launches the 2018 All in the Mind Awards - a chance for anyone who has received help for a mental health problem, to recognise the people and organisations who have gone above and beyond the call of duty

1 in 3 of us will experience problems with our mental health at some time in our lives, and help and support from people around us can make all the difference in how we cope day to day and helping us on the road to recovery. Between now and the end of January 2018 the Radio 4 All in the Mind Awards is seeking listeners' experiences of brilliant mental health care and to recognise the people - the unsung heroes who helped make the difference.

The judging panel this year includes Star Wards founder Marion Janner; director of nursing and mental health services Mandy Stevens; Dr Mathijs Lucassen lecturer in mental health ; and Claudia Hammond, psychologist and All In The Mind presenter.

There are 3 categories for the awards, the individual, professional or project

Individual Award : An individual family member, friend, boss or colleague who offered significant support

Professional Award: A mental health professional whose dedication, help and support made a really significant difference to you. This could be a psychologist, psychiatrist, social worker, nurse, volunteer or other professional

Project Award: A mental health project or group you took part in, which made a big difference to your recovery or the way you cope.

The winners of the awards will be announced during a ceremony to be held at the Wellcome Collection in London in June 2018

Attachment theory:
For decades researchers have been interested in how the attachment between parents and their babies might affect how the baby develops into an adult. Elizabeth Meins, Professor of psychology at York University argues that this body of research is now being misinterpreted , leaving parents feeling anxious about whether they're doing the right thing

Children's willpower:
The popular image of children is that they have short attention spans and want everything right now. But a new analysis of 50 years of data from the Marshmallow Test - a classic test of self control suggests that children are getting better at delaying gratification. John Protzko of University of California Santa Barbara explains why it's happening.

Claudia Hammond's studio guest is fellow judge Mathijs Lucassen , lecturer in mental health at the Open University.

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has become the treatment of choice for any number of psychological problems, from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to Eating Disorders.

Now it's even being used with patients with cancer and DIABETES.

Dr Raj Persaud meets Professor Aaron Beck, the creator of CBT, and hears what he thinks of the various directions his therapy has taken.

Conspiracy Theories, New Mps On Mental Health, Raw Sounds Music Project2015052620150527 (R4)

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond presents the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond with the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond presents the latest in psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

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One in seven of us will at some point in our lives suffer from chronic pain.

Dr Tanya Byron looks at how the treatment of this condition is bringing together both the medical and psychological worlds.

Just how much of the pain we feel is determined by our fear and perception of pain? Dr Byron meets adolescents suffering from chronic pain, and their parents, to find out how they can get help to lead more normal lives.

Researchers at Oxford University test Dr Byron's pain threshold by torturing her to see what's happening in her brain.

In this week's All in the Mind, Dr Tanya Byron looks at how the treatment of this condition is bringing together both the medical and psychological worlds.

Just how much of the pain we feel is determined by our fear and perception of pain?

Tanya meets adolescents suffering from chronic pain and their parents to find out how CBT can help them lead more normal lives.

And researchers at Oxford University test her pain threshold by torturing her - all in the interests of science - to see what's happening in her brain.

One in seven of us will at some point in our lives suffer from chronic pain. Dr Tanya Byron looks at how the treatment of this condition is bringing together both the medical and psychological worlds.

Just how much of the pain we feel is determined by our fear and perception of pain? Dr Byron meets adolescents suffering from chronic pain, and their parents, to find out how they can get help to lead more normal lives. Researchers at Oxford University test Dr Byron's pain threshold by torturing her to see what's happening in her brain.

Cyber Snooping Your Therapist - Performing Anxiety - Insiders' Guide - Bribery And Corruption20170509

Whether you're seeing a psychiatrist, a psychologist or another kind of therapist, the tradition has been that the information all goes one way. Professional boundaries tend to be closely guarded, but social media is changing all that. A quick search online might tell you all sorts about a therapist. Should you engage in this kind of cyber snooping and how about the other way round? Claudia Hammond speaks with Louise Chunn, the founder of welldoing.org, an online directory of independent counsellors and psychotherapists and Susanna Hailstone-Walker, a psychotherapist.

How can you overcome performance anxiety? For musicians and music students performing in front of audiences and audition panels, the experience can be terrifying. But this is where a digital simulation of the event could help. We visit the Royal College of Music where researchers have designed a concert hall which even includes a nerve-racking waiting area, and grim-faced judges reacting on a screen, to give students a chance to experience what it's like and to try putting the coping skills they've learnt into practice.

The next in our insiders' guide to getting the best out of your mental health services asks what can you do if you're worried about the mental health of someone you know, but they don't want to go for help.

We tend to think of the descent into corruption as a slippery slope where people do one small thing wrong and then gradually it gets more serious. But psychologists in the Netherlands have discovered that people are more likely to engage in corruption when there's a big reward and a sudden opportunity, than to do it bit by bit. Nils Kobis from the University of Amsterdam explains.

Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Whether you're seeing a psychiatrist, a psychologist or another kind of therapist, the tradition has been that the information all goes one way. Professional boundaries tend to be closely guarded, but social media is changing all that. A quick search online might tell you all sorts about a therapist. Should you engage in this kind of cyber snooping and how about the other way round? Claudia Hammond speaks with Louise Chunn, the founder of welldoing.org, an online directory of independent counsellors and psychotherapists and Susanna Hailstone-Walker, a psychotherapist.

How can you overcome performance anxiety? For musicians and music students performing in front of audiences and audition panels, the experience can be terrifying. But this is where a digital simulation of the event could help. We visit the Royal College of Music where researchers have designed a concert hall which even includes a nerve-racking waiting area, and grim-faced judges reacting on a screen, to give students a chance to experience what it's like and to try putting the coping skills they've learnt into practice.

The next in our insiders' guide to getting the best out of your mental health services asks what can you do if you're worried about the mental health of someone you know, but they don't want to go for help.

We tend to think of the descent into corruption as a slippery slope where people do one small thing wrong and then gradually it gets more serious. But psychologists in the Netherlands have discovered that people are more likely to engage in corruption when there's a big reward and a sudden opportunity, than to do it bit by bit. Nils Kobis from the University of Amsterdam explains.

Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

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Whether you're seeing a psychiatrist, a psychologist or another kind of therapist, the tradition has been that the information all goes one way. Professional boundaries tend to be closely guarded, but social media is changing all that. A quick search online might tell you all sorts about a therapist. Should you engage in this kind of cyber snooping and how about the other way round? Claudia Hammond speaks with Louise Chunn, the founder of welldoing.org, an online directory of independent counsellors and psychotherapists and Susanna Hailstone-Walker, a psychotherapist.

How can you overcome performance anxiety? For musicians and music students performing in front of audiences and audition panels, the experience can be terrifying. But this is where a digital simulation of the event could help. We visit the Royal College of Music where researchers have designed a concert hall which even includes a nerve-racking waiting area, and grim-faced judges reacting on a screen, to give students a chance to experience what it's like and to try putting the coping skills they've learnt into practice.

The next in our insiders' guide to getting the best out of your mental health services asks what can you do if you're worried about the mental health of someone you know, but they don't want to go for help.

We tend to think of the descent into corruption as a slippery slope where people do one small thing wrong and then gradually it gets more serious. But psychologists in the Netherlands have discovered that people are more likely to engage in corruption when there's a big reward and a sudden opportunity, than to do it bit by bit. Nils Kobis from the University of Amsterdam explains.

Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

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How will the new edition of the American Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders impact the UK? Plus new research into the link between sleep and mental illness

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Exam Revision - Therapists Who Cry - Nhs Acute Bed Shortages - Skin Disorders2013051420130515

It's exam time and students up and down the country are busy revising. But what methods actually work ? The handy highlighter pen and last-minute cramming come bottom of the list.

Claudia Hammond investigates the role of sleep in mental health.

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Unknown: Clare Denning

Producer: Matt Thompson

Editor: Michael Ember

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Unknown: Researcher Clare Denning

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Editor: Michael Ember

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Producer: Matt Thompson

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Producer: Matt Thompson

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Professor

Anthony Clare returns with the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Editor Michael Ember

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Clare

Editor: Michael Ember

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Editor: Michael Ember

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Producer Tony Phillips

Contributors

Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the last programme in the series devoted to matters of the mind both psychiatric and psychological. Producer Tony Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Professor

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Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Clare

Editor: Michael Ember

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Editor Michael Ember

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Editor: Michael Ember

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Editor: Michael Ember

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Producer Tony Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the last of the current series of the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Editor Michael Ember

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Editor: Michael Ember

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Professor

Anthony Clare presents a new series of the magazine programme devoted to illuminating the workings of the mind, normal and abnormal, as reflected through events, books, films and plays.

And throughout the new series, the programme will feature a user's guide to emotions.

Producer Tony Phillips

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine programme devoted to matters of the mind.

Producer Tony Phillips

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Producer Tony Phillips

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Producer Tony Phillips

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with Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer Tony Phillips

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Unknown: Anthony Clare.

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Tony Phillips

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Professor

Anthony Clare returns with the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Today: when a man loves a woman - Dr Maryon Tysoe on the psychological problems of romance.

Producer Nadine Grieve

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Unknown: Dr Maryon Tysoe

Producer: Nadine Grieve

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with Professor

Anthony Clare.

Producer Nadine Grieve

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Unknown: Anthony Clare.

Producer: Nadine Grieve

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with Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer Nadine Grieve

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Nadine Grieve

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Producer Nadine Grieve

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Nadine Grieve

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with Anthony Clare.

This week Anthony Storr Mes to explain why some People choose to live alone. Producers Nadine Grieve and Wyfanwy Vickers

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Unknown: Anthony Clare.

Unknown: Anthony Storr

Producers: Nadine Grieve

Producers: Wyfanwy Vickers

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Actor Brian Blessed talks about his nervous breakdown, and his recovery, with Professor Anthony Clare.

Producers Nadine Grieve and Myfanwy Vickers

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Talks: Brian Blessed

Unknown: Anthony Clare.

Producers: Nadine Grieve

Producers: Myfanwy Vickers

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Last programme in the series presented by Professor Anthony Clare. When you're on the consulting couch what can you learn about your analyst, counsellor or therapist from the style of their rooms?

Producers Nadine Grieve and Myfanwy Vickers

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Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producers: Nadine Grieve

Producers: Myfanwy Vickers

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Professor

Anthony Clare returns with the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Today, Dr Maryon Tysoe reports from the annual conference of the British Psychological Society. Producer Nick Utechin

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Unknown: Dr Maryon Tysoe

Producer: Nick Utechin

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The magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Professor Anthony Clare presents a drugs special. producer Nick Utechm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Nick Utechm

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare.

Will the advent of video-phones lead to greater telephone apprehension? And the first in a three-part series on life in the psychiatric unit at

Withington Hospital, Manchester.

Producer Nick Utechm

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Unknown: Anthony Clare.

Producer: Nick Utechm

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with Professor Anthony Clare. Will video-phones lead to greater telephone apprehension? And life in the psychiatric unit at Withington Hospital.

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Producer Nick Utechin

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Nick Utechin

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

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with Professor Anthony Clare. Including a discussion on the rights and wrongs of treating psychiatric patients with drugs.

Producer Nick Utechm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Nick Utechm

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind, including this week a report on the psychological effects of Aids on the immediate family.

Producer James Herbert

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: James Herbert

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Professor Anthony Clare presents a sports special, including a report on psychological testing of a round-the-world yacht race crew.

Producer Nick Utechin

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare.

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Unknown: Anthony Clare.

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In the last programme of the series, Professor

Anthony Clare discusses liaison psychiatry, and there's a review of how I V and radio have been covering matters of the mind in recent weeks. Producer James Herbert

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: James Herbert

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In the last programme of the series, Professor

Anthony Clare discusses liaison psychiatry, and there's a review of how TV and radio have been covering matters of the mind in recent weeks.

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Professor Anthony Clare returns with the magazine devoted to matters of the mind.

Today, the first of three features on how well the community cares for those with mental illness.

Producer Paul Kobrak

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Paul Kobrak

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This week Professor Anthony Clare talks to Ruth Rendell about the use of Psychology in her novels. Plus a special report on the fear of performing. Producer Nadine Grieve

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Talks: Professor Anthony Clare

Unknown: Ruth Rendell

Producer: Nadine Grieve

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Professor Anthony Clare talks to novelist Ruth Rendell. Plus: the fear of performing.

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Talks: Professor Anthony Clare

Unknown: Ruth Rendell.

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Prof Anthony Clare presents the magazine devoted to matters of the mind. This week: a report on the psychological stresses of sailing around the world.

Producer Claire McGinn

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Unknown: Prof Anthony Clare

Producer: Claire McGinn

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Travelling back in time to the origins of the Masons, westward to Los Angeles and north to Manchester, Professor

Anthony Clare presents a programme on the development and psychology of gangs and secret societies.

Producer Paul Kobrak

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Paul Kobrak

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Travelling back in time to the origins of the Masons, westward to Los Angeles and north to Manchester, Professor Anthony Clare looks at the development and psychology of gangs.

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Apartheid and South African

Psychologists - how much responsiblity should they shoulder?

Producers Nadine Grieve and Clare McGinn

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Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producers: Nadine Grieve

Producers: Clare McGinn

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Why do men hate women - a look into the minds of violent men.

Producer Paul Kobrak

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Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Paul Kobrak

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with Professor Anthony Clare.

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Professor Anthony Clare looks at cognitive therapy. Can training the mind ever cure mental illness?

Producers Nadine Grieve and Clare McGinn

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producers: Nadine Grieve

Producers: Clare McGinn

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Professor Anthony Clare looks at cognitive therapy.

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In the last of the present series, Professor Anthony Clare looks at mental Workouts for mental fitness, plus a special report on electro-convulsive therapy.

Producers Nadine Grieve and Clare McGinn

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As the programme that travels the highways and byways of the mind returns, Professor Anthony Clare explores the phenomena of out-of-body and near-death experiences.

Producer Paul Kobrak

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NEWIn the first of the new series, Professor Anthony Clare looks at out-of-body experiences.

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Professor Anthony Clare presents a special investigation into the phenomenon of children who are brutal and violent.

Producer Paul Kobrak

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Do mixed-race families face any particular psychological problems? And news of alternative treatments for sufferers of bulimia.

Producer Lisa Shaw

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Producer: Lisa Shaw

Unknown: The Andrew Duncan

Unknown: Anthony Qare

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Anthony Clare presents an international edition of the programme that reaches parts of the brain that others do not reach. It includes a report from the isolated island of St Helena and further news of the stresses faced by the crews sailing in the round-the-world yacht race. Producer Usa Shaw

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Usa Shaw

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the programme that travels the highways and byways of the mind.

Today: the effectiveness of psychological profiling, and why do so many people go and see films that disgust?

Producer Paul Kobrak

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Professor Anthony Clare continues his exploration of the highways and byways of the mind.

This week's programme takes a look at the future of psychoanalysis - valid treatment or plaything of the rich? Producer Paul Kobrak

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Professor Anthony Clare looks at the future of psychoanalysis - valid treatment or plaything of the rich?

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Professor Anthony Clare presents a special investigation into schizophrenia: the nature of the disorder; the ways in which it is treated: and the politics that surround it.He also looks at community care, competition between charities and race issues involved.

Producer Paul Kobrak

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In the last of the series, Professor Anthony Clare takes a look at psychological exhibitionism: why are so many people prepared to reveal all on chat shows like The Oprah Winfrey Show, Kilroy and In the Psychiatrist's Chair?

Producer Lisa Shaw

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Lisa Shaw

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In the last of the series, Professor Anthony Clare looks at psychological exhibitionism.

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In the first of another series of the programmes that travel the highways and byways of the mind, Professor Anthony Clare explores faith healing.

Producer Paul Kobrak.

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Presenter: Anthony Clare

Producer: Paul Kobrak.

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Professor Anthony Clare explores faith healing.

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In the programme that reaches parts of the mind that other programmes do not reach, Professor Anthony Clare asks whether the Government's latest plans for the care of psychiatric patients in the community will actually help, or merely take away more rights. Producer Feisal Ali

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Feisal Ali

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Professor Anthony Clare asks whether the Government's latest plans for the care of psychiatric patients in the community will actually help, or merely take away more rights.

Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

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Can simple eye movements cure deep seated trauma? Professor Anthony Clare investigates a new therapy sweeping the States and Australia and about to make its mark in Europe. Producer Feisal Ali. Repeated tomorrow 7.45pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Feisal Ali.

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with a report on a new eye-movement therapy for deep-seated trauma. Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

with a report on a new eye-movement therapy for deep-seated trauma. Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

with a report on a new eye-movement therapy for deep-seated trauma. Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

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Professor Anthony Clare looks into the minds of writers and asks where creativity ends and insanity begins.

Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Paul Kobrak.

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Professor Anthony Clare presents a special programme on psychiatry in the armed forces, looking at how service men and women are coping with their changing roles. Producer Paul Kobrak.

Repeated tomorrow at 7.45pm

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Professor Anthony Clare assesses the Psychological impact of changing sex. Producer Paul Kobrak

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Professor Anthony Clare assesses the psychological impact of changing sex.

Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

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From Guy Fawkes Night to forest fires, Professor Anthony Clare explores the fascination of the naked flame for both young and old.

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Feisal All.

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Professor Anthony Clare explores the fascination of the naked flame. Repeated from yesterday at 11.30am

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In the last of the series, Professor

Anthony Clare investigates the world of the autistic child.

Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Paul Kobrak.

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Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

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Launching the BBC's major new season on mental health, Professor Anthony Clare takes a critical look at how the media handles mental illness. He suggests that much of the coverage contributes to a resurgence of fear about psychiatric illness and explores how mental illness can be reported fairly and with sensitivity.

Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm * Polly Toynbee : page 14

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Paul Kobrak.

Unknown: Polly Toynbee

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Ghost hunter Eddie Burks tries to persuade Anthony Clare that spooks are more than just a figment of our imagination.

Producer Penelope Gibbs

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Unknown: Eddie Burks

Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Penelope Gibbs

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Imagine what it would be like to win the National Lottery or to discuss symphonies with Mozart, to be psychoanalysed by Freud or painted by Van Gogh. Professor Anthony Clare investigates dream research in Britain and the US to find out how "creative sleeping" could revolutionise our future.

Producer Clare McGinn. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm RADIO 4 HELPLINE: for free and confidential information and advice, call [number removed]

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Unknown: Van Gogh.

Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Clare McGinn.

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Professor Anthony Clare travels to Prague to explore the impact that communism had on Eastern European Psychiatry, and to see how mental heatth care is changing under capitalism. Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm

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This year has seen the success of mainstream films like "Forrest Gump" and "The Madness of King George". In the last of the series, Professor Anthony Clare asks if Hollywood's treatment of mental illness is a passing fad or a positive move towards acceptance.

Producer Clare McGinn.

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Radio 4 Helpline: for free and confidential information and advice, call [number removed]

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Presenter: Anthony Clare

Producer: Clare McGinn.

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While atrocities in Bosnia continue to shock, Professor Anthony Clare delves into the minds of torturers.

Sadistic monsters? Or can a violent world bring out the beast in us all? Producer Bruce Whitney Low Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

HELPLINE: for free and confidential

'"formation and advice, call [number removed]

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How does a violent world affect people? Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare looks at power of the mind over the body. Repeated from Tuesday

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What happens when the mind can't accept the body it is in? Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare explores the world of those who injure and maim themselves and asks whether current treatments are appropriate.

Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd Sunday 10.15pm HELPLINE: for free and confidential information and advice, call [number removed]

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A look at the world of people who injure and maim themselves. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare looks at police stations and prisons to find out what psychiatry and psychology have to offer the British criminal justice system.

Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd Sun 10.15pm

Free and confidential information and advice from the Radio 4 Helpline: [number removed]

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Professor Anthony Clare finds out what psychiatry and psychology have to offer the criminal justice system. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare enters the world of the self-help organisation and voluntary group and asks why so many of them seem to spend so much time fighting each other.

Producer Bruce Whitney Low. Rptd Sun 10.15pm HELPLINE: For free and confidential information and advice, call [number removed]

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Bruce Whitney Low.

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Professor Anthony Clare enters the world of the self-help organisation. Repeated from Tuesday

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Ten years ago, research revealed that the average length of stay in psychiatric hospitals for deaf people was more than 19 years, compared to less than 5 months for hearing patients. In the last of the present series, Professor Anthony Clare looks at the current state of mental health provision for those with a hearing impairment.

Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd Sun 10.15pm HELPLINE: for free and confidential information and advice, call [number removed]

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In the last of the series, Anthony Clare looks at mental health provision for people with a hearing impairment. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare discusses Personal codes of morality with Baroness Warnock and finds out why

Psychologists have been given guidelines on how to deal with requests from the media. Producer Ronni Davis

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Ronni Davis

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With Professor Anthony Clare. Repeated from Tuesday

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As the West End awaits a new production of Twelve Angry Men,

Professor Anthony Clare investigates the dynamics of the jury and discusses the rights and wrongs of psychiatrists and psychologists appearing as expert witnesses in court.

Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd Sun 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Nick Utechin.

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Professor Anthony Clare has news for all compulsive shoppers: current research suggests that they are suffering from one of three forms of mania. Plus a discussion on the differing attitudes towards and beliefs about mental illness in Britain's white, Caribbean and Asian communities. Producer Ronni Davis. Rptd Sun 10.15pm

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Presenter: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Ronni Davis.

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In National Carers Week, Professor Anthony Clare discusses the special Psychological problems facing those who care for sufferers of Alzheimer's disease and, in the build up to the FA Cup Final, asks if a goalkeeper is truly a man alone.

Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd Sunday 10.15pm

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Unknown: Anthony Clare

Producer: Nick Utechin.

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The workplace is changing - short-term contracts and redundancies are the order of the day. Professor Anthony Clare investigates stress at work.

Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd Sun 10.15pm

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On call 24 hours a day, never tired or irritable and always on form -

Professor Anthony Clare investigates the Cyberdoctor and mental health. Producer Ronni Davis. Rptd Sun 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Ronni Davis.

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In the last of the series, Professor

Anthony Clare talks to the author of a new biography of Jung.

Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd Sunday 10.15pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960528]

Talks: Anthony Clare

Producer: Nick Utechin.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960602]

In the last of the series, Professor

Anthony Clare discusses biographies. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare talks to Tim Lott , author of a moving account of his mother's suicide, and explores the psychological state of Britain's farming community in the light of BSE. Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960917]

Talks: Professor Anthony Clare

Unknown: Tim Lott

Producer: Nick Utechin

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Emotional peer pressure at school can be just as psychologically scarring as more obvious physical bullying.

Researchers say the term should be redefined. Presented by Professor

Anthony Clare.

Producer Tony Phillips

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Repeated from Tuesday

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Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

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Are citizens'juries an appropriate forum for discussing mental health policies? Presented by Professor

Anthony Clare.

Producer Nick utechin

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Are citizens'juries an appropriate forum for discussing mental health policies? Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine on matters psychological and psychiatric. Producer Tony Phillips

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Professor Anthony Clare explores the particular pressures to which gay men and women are susceptible. Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Producer Tony Phillips

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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With Professor Anthony Clare. Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.

Producer: Nick Utechin

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In the last programme of the present series, Professor Anthony Clare discusses the relationship between mothers and sons.

Producers Nick Utechin and Tony Phillips Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producers: Nick Utechin

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In the last of the series Professor

Anthony Clare discusses mother/son relationships.

Repeated from Tuesday

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The programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare hears about a new psychometric instrument capable of identifying young people at risk from substance abuse.

Producer Bruce Whitney-Low Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970415]

Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Bruce Whitney-Low

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970420]

Professor Anthony Clare hears about a new psychometric instrument capable of identifying young people at risk from substance abuse.

Repeated from Tuesday

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The programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare gets into the motorist's mind to find out what safer cars do to our driving. Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Professor Anthony Clare gets into the motorist's mind.

Repeated from Tuesday

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The programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric, this week includes a report on the work carried out at the Institute of Psychiatry's Child Trauma Clinic, London.

Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Producer: Nick Utechin

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Including a report on the work carried out at the Institute of Psychiatry's Child Trauma Clinic in London.

Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the Programme that deals with matters Psychological and psychiatric. Producer Bruce Whitney Low Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

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The programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric, today including a therapy session for someone who suffers a phobia of public speaking.

Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric. Producer Bruce Whitney Low Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the programme that deals with matters psychological and psychiatric. Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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The last programme of the current series dealing with matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare celebrates 750 years of Bedlam, Europe's first lunatic asylum. Producer Nick Utechin

Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Professor Anthony Clare celebrates 750 years of Bedlam. Last in series. Repeated from Tuesday

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Professor Anthony Clare returns with the magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric. This edition looks at the role of cognitive therapy in mental health.

Producer Constance St Louis

Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Professor Anthony Clare presents the magazine programme investigating matters psychological and psychiatric. A look at cognitive therapy. Repeated from Tuesday

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Magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric. Dr Susan Blakemore marks World Mental Health Day by looking at mental health in different cultures around the world. Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Unknown: Dr Susan Blakemore

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Marking World Mental Health Day. Repeated from Tuesday

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Magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric.

This week. Professor Anthony Clare highlights the role played by Psychological therapies in the treatment of schizophrenia. Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

Played By: Psychological Therapies

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Magazine programme investigating matters psychological and psychiatric. Repeated from Tuesday

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Magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare investigates attempts to improve the quality of service offered by professional psychologists. Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Series examining matters psychological and psychiatric.

Professor Anthony Clare investigates attempts to improve the service offered by psychologists. Repeated from Tuesday

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Magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare discusses the link between religion and mental health. Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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A look at religion and mental health. Repeated from Tuesday

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Magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric. Do children respond to therapy? In a special programme Professor Anthony Clare looks at mental health and children.

Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare looks at mental health and children.

Repeated from Tuesday

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Magazine programme which investigates matters psychological and psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare looks at how people suffering from mental illness are perceived in the workplace and in the community. Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Professor Anthony Clare looks at how people with mental illness are perceived. Repeated from Tuesday

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Last in the series of the magazine programme investigating matters psychological and psychiatric.

Professor Anthony Clare poses the question: is counselling good for you? Producer Constance St Louis Repeated Sunday 10.15pm

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Series investigating matters psychiatric. Professor Anthony Clare poses the question: is counselling good for you? Repeated from Tuesday

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How Are Memories Formed?2016110820161109 (R4)

The brain has billions of neurons interconnected by trillions of synapses. It is at these synapses where memories are made.

Ground-breaking research by Timothy Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris has transformed our understanding of memory, and offered new insights into devastating effects of failing memory. This year they won the Brain Prize, the world's most valuable award in brain research. Claudia Hammond meets them in front of an audience at London's Royal Institution to discuss how memories are made.

Claudia Hammond meets the winners of the 2016 Brain Prize.

Claudia Hammond meets the winners of the 2016 Brain Prize.

The brain has billions of neurons interconnected by trillions of synapses. It is at these synapses where memories are made.

Ground-breaking research by Timothy Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris has transformed our understanding of memory, and offered new insights into devastating effects of failing memory. This year they won the Brain Prize, the world's most valuable award in brain research. Claudia Hammond meets them in front of an audience at London's Royal Institution to discuss how memories are made.

Intensive Care Unit And Post Traumatic Stress Disorder20030319

Dr Raj Persaud looks at research into the nature of the trauma suffered by patients in intensive care units.

New evidence suggests that this is psychological as well as physical.

Launch Of 2016 All In The Mind Awards, Latest Results From Big Brain Projects2015111020151111 (R4)

The launch of the 2016 All in the Mind awards. Judge and novelist Matt Haig tells us what he will be looking for and 2014 finalists Pat Rose and Maya Pillay give their top tips for winning entries. Plus can we recreate the human brain? The latest results from two major neuroscience projects with very different approaches are giving fascinating insights into how the brain works.

The 2016 All in the Mind awards launch, plus can the human brain be recreated?

Memory And Depression - Global Mental Health - Compassion Training2013060420130605

How an ancient memory training technique can help people with depression. Can people learn compassion? Claudia Hammond explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Mindfulness, Rest And Slothfulness, All In The Mind Awards, Compulsive Sexual Behaviour And The Internet20151124

Over the last decade mindfulness has grown in popularity and is recommended in many settings such as the NHS, schools, the work place and prisons. But how strong is the scientific data? Mental Elf blogger Andre Tomlin and Professor Willem Kuyken review the evidence.

All in the Mind Awards Judge Marion Janner talks to Claudia Hammond on the mindfulness of gardening and how to take part in the awards.

Plus the search for rest: is being slothful still a sin?

New research from Valerie Voon, a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Cambridge University, uncovers what's happening in the brains of people with compulsive sexual behaviour. The results suggest that the constant supply of novel images from the internet can drive this behaviour and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist Graham Music discusses how the findings could be translated to the clinic.

Over the last decade mindfulness has grown in popularity and is recommended in many settings such as the NHS, schools, the work place and prisons. But how strong is the scientific data? Mental Elf blogger Andre Tomlin and Professor Willem Kuyken review the evidence.

All in the Mind Awards Judge Marion Janner talks to Claudia Hammond on the mindfulness of gardening and how to take part in the awards.

Plus the search for rest: is being slothful still a sin?

New research from Valerie Voon, a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Cambridge University, uncovers what's happening in the brains of people with compulsive sexual behaviour. The results suggest that the constant supply of novel images from the internet can drive this behaviour and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist Graham Music discusses how the findings could be translated to the clinic.

Neuromyths In Schools - Psychosis And Prisons - The Case Of Hm2013052820130529

New knowledge about the brain is feeding its way into the classroom, but there are fears that neuromyths are thoroughly muddled up with neurofacts. With Claudia Hammond.

Preventing Ptsd2012121120121212

How changing the way you think could prevent PTSD or Post Traumatic Shock Disorder.

Rates of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD in the emergency services are much higher than the general population, but new research at Kings College, London, and Oxford University suggests that it's possible to protect staff of the 999 Services by teaching them how to think differently.

Dr Jennifer Wild and her doctoral student, Rachel White, have discovered that by training people to concentrate on HOW the event is unfolding rather than WHY, significantly fewer PTSD-type symptoms are reported.

Researchers exposed volunteers to traumatic films with visuals of accidents and deaths, but whereas those in the WHY group were encouraged to focus on the abstract, on why such terrible things happen and what it would mean for the people involved and their families, the HOW group was prompted to focus on the specific and objective details of the event without straying into its greater meaning.

The results showed that the WHY group suffered from more intrusive memories, flashbacks and hyper-arousal than the HOW group, suggesting that if emergency workers could be trained to change their thinking, then psychological trauma could be reduced.

Claudia Hammond discusses the implications of these findings with Dr Jennifer Wild and talks to "Bob", who suffered severe PTSD for years after traumatic events in the armed forces and later the police went untreated.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

How changing the way you think could prevent PTSD or Post Traumatic Shock Disorder.

Rates of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD in the emergency services are much higher than the general population, but new research at Kings College, London, and Oxford University suggests that it's possible to protect staff of the 999 Services by teaching them how to think differently.

Dr Jennifer Wild and her doctoral student, Rachel White, have discovered that by training people to concentrate on HOW the event is unfolding rather than WHY, significantly fewer PTSD-type symptoms are reported.

Researchers exposed volunteers to traumatic films with visuals of accidents and deaths, but whereas those in the WHY group were encouraged to focus on the abstract, on why such terrible things happen and what it would mean for the people involved and their families, the HOW group was prompted to focus on the specific and objective details of the event without straying into its greater meaning.

The results showed that the WHY group suffered from more intrusive memories, flashbacks and hyper-arousal than the HOW group, suggesting that if emergency workers could be trained to change their thinking, then psychological trauma could be reduced.

Claudia Hammond discusses the implications of these findings with Dr Jennifer Wild and talks to "Bob", who suffered severe PTSD for years after traumatic events in the armed forces and later the police went untreated.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Problem Gambling; Owls And Larks; Milgram Revisited; Depression And Gut Instinct2014111820141119 (R4)

Claudia Hammond talks to Henrietta Bowden-Jones who runs the only NHS clinic for problem gamblers. Based in Central London it offers help to problem gamblers across the country. Treatment is mainly group based cognitive behavioural therapy. As many as 8 out of 10 patients, who are mostly men, have stopped gambling after 8 weeks of treatment at the clinic. But should more similar treatment centres be set up across the country for an addiction which often remains hidden? Also in the programme, Christian Jarrett joins Claudia to discuss why owls and larks could soon be joined by two new types of people based on how energetic they feel. Also, psychologist Stephen Reicher questions some of Stanley Milgram's conclusions about his infamous obedience experiments of the 1960s. And why if you're depressed you may find you lose your gut instinct.

Claudia finds out about the only NHS clinic for problem gamblers. Should there be more?

Claudia finds out about the only NHS clinic for problem gamblers. Should there be more?

Claudia Hammond talks to Henrietta Bowden-Jones who runs the only NHS clinic for problem gamblers. Based in Central London it offers help to problem gamblers across the country. Treatment is mainly group based cognitive behavioural therapy. As many as 8 out of 10 patients, who are mostly men, have stopped gambling after 8 weeks of treatment at the clinic. But should more similar treatment centres be set up across the country for an addiction which often remains hidden? Also in the programme, Christian Jarrett joins Claudia to discuss why owls and larks could soon be joined by two new types of people based on how energetic they feel. Also, psychologist Stephen Reicher questions some of Stanley Milgram's conclusions about his infamous obedience experiments of the 1960s. And why if you're depressed you may find you lose your gut instinct.

Claudia Hammond talks to Henrietta Bowden-Jones who runs the only NHS clinic for problem gamblers. Psychiatrists, psychologists a family therapist and financial advisor offer specialist treatments which have been shown to work and it has been inundated with referrals since opening. So should more similar treatment centres be set up across the country?

Claudia finds out about the only NHS clinic for problem gamblers. Should there be more?

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08 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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08 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-01.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 09 February 199019900209

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09 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-07.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3012

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09 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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BBC Programme Number: 90HA3012

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09 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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09 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 October 199019901010

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10 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-05

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3067

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10 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

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10 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 January 199019900111

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11 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-04.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3003

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11 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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11 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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11 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-04.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 13 November 199019901113

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13 Nov 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-08

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3076

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13 Nov 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

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13 Nov 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 February 199019900215

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THOMPSON

Notes: RELEASED BY MC (N) 23/03/01

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15 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-09.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3013

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15 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-09

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3013

Recorded on 1990-02-09

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15 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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15 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-09.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 February 199019900216

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16 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-14.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3014

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16 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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16 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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16 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 October 199019901016

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16 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

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16 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

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17 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-12

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3069

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17 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

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17 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 18 January 199019900118

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THOMPSON

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18 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-11.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3005

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18 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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18 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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18 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 19 January 199019900119

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19 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-18.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3006

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19 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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19 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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19 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 February 199019900222

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THOMPSON

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22 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-15.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3015

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22 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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22 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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22 Feb 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-15.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 February 199019900223

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23 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-20.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3016

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23 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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BBC Programme Number: 90HA3016

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23 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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23 Feb 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-02-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 October 199019901023

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23 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-18

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3070

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23 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

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23 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 October 199019901024

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24 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-19

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3071

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24 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

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24 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 January 199019900125

Producer: M.

THOMPSON

Next in series: 26 January 1990

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25 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-18.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3007

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25 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-18

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3007

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25 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

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25 Jan 1990 09:30-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 January 199019900126

Producer: M.

EMBER

Next in series: 01 February 1990

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26 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-19.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3008

Producer: M. EMBER

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26 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-19

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3008

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Producer: M. EMBER

Next in series: 01 February 1990

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26 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M.

EMBER

Next in series: 01 February 1990

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26 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 October 199019901030

Producer: M. THOMPSON

Next in series: 31 October 1990

Previous in series: 24 October 1990

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30 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-25

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3072

Recorded on 1990-10-25

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Next in series: 31 October 1990

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30 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

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30 Oct 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 October 199019901031

Producer: M. THOMPSON

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31 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-28

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3073

Recorded on 1990-10-28

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31 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

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31 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-10-28.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Origination19901106

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Next in series: 07 November 1990

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06 Nov 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-02

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3074

Recorded on 1990-11-02

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06 Nov 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

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06 Nov 1990 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-02.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Repeat19900112

Producer: M.

THOMPSON

Next in series: 18 January 1990

Previous in series: 11 January 1990

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12 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-10.

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3004

Producer: M. THOMPSON

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12 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-10

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3004

Recorded on 1990-01-10

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Next in series: 18 January 1990

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12 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

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12 Jan 1990 16:05-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-01-10.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Repeat19901003

Producer: M. THOMPSON

Next in series: 10 October 1990

Previous in series: 02 October 1990

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03 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3065

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Producer: M. THOMPSON

Next in series: 10 October 1990

Previous in series: 02 October 1990

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03 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M.

THOMPSON

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03 Oct 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-09-28.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Repeat19901114

Producer: M. THOMPSON

Next in series: 09 April 1991

Previous in series: 13 November 1990

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14 Nov 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-09

BBC Programme Number: 90HA3077

Recorded on 1990-11-09

Producer: M. THOMPSON

Next in series: 09 April 1991

Previous in series: 13 November 1990

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14 Nov 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Producer: M.

THOMPSON

Next in series: 09 April 1991

Previous in series: 13 November 1990

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14 Nov 1990 19:45-20:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-11-09.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Stress19950919

Producer: P. KOBRAK

Next in series: TORTURERS

Previous in series: GRAND FINAL

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stress (mental)

medical programmes (programme genre)

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19 Sep 1995 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Sep 1995 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anthony Clare

Kathleen Griffin (int)

Paul Kobrak (Producer)

Cary Cooper (Speaker)

Melanie Lilley (Speaker)

Wanda Nash (Speaker)

Fiona Jones (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Robert Sharpe (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

James Watson (psychiatrist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-14

Producer: P.

KOBRAK

Next in series: TORTURERS

Previous in series: GRAND FINAL

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19 Sep 1995 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Sep 1995 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anthony Clare

Kathleen Griffin (int)

Paul Kobrak (Producer)

Cary Cooper (Speaker)

Melanie Lilley (Speaker)

Wanda Nash (Speaker)

Fiona Jones (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Robert Sharpe (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

James Watson (psychiatrist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Stress19950924

First broadcast on 1995-09-19

Producer: P. KOBRAK

Next in series: TORTURERS

Previous in series: GRAND FINAL

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19 Sep 1995 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Sep 1995 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anthony Clare

Kathleen Griffin (int)

Paul Kobrak (Producer)

Cary Cooper (Speaker)

Melanie Lilley (Speaker)

Wanda Nash (Speaker)

Fiona Jones (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Robert Sharpe (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

James Watson (psychiatrist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-14

First broadcast on 1995-09-19

Producer: P.

KOBRAK

Next in series: TORTURERS

Previous in series: GRAND FINAL

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19 Sep 1995 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Sep 1995 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anthony Clare

Kathleen Griffin (int)

Paul Kobrak (Producer)

Cary Cooper (Speaker)

Melanie Lilley (Speaker)

Wanda Nash (Speaker)

Fiona Jones (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Robert Sharpe (psychologist (spkr)) (Speaker)

James Watson (psychiatrist (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-09-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Torturers19950926

Producer: B. WHITNEY LOW

Next in series: 03 October 1995

Previous in series: STRESS

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26 Sep 1995 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Oct 1995 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-09-21

Producer: B.

WHITNEY LOW

Next in series: 03 October 1995

Previous in series: STRESS

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26 Sep 1995 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Oct 1995 22:15-22:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-09-21.

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In the UK there are around a hundred unfilled Consultant Psychiatrist posts. Claudia Hammond discusses with Sir Simon Wessely, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, why there is such a shortage, and the knock on effect for patients. Why does psychiatry seem to be the poor relation when compared with other branches of medicine and what can be done to persuade more trainee doctors to consider psychiatry as a career?

In the next of our series of features on the shortlist for the All in the Mind Awards, Claudia meets a GP who has helped one patient with a range of mental health issues, giving advice to her when she was admitted to hospital - despite not being in the same country at the time - and helping her to manage mental health complications associated with childbirth.

Are you bored? Don't worry it could be good for you. Research into boredom suggests an uncluttered schedule might be a good thing, giving us the chance for a bit of creative thinking. Sandi Mann, Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire talks to Claudia about the benefits of boredom.

With expert comment from Dr Catherine Loveday, Principal Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Westminster.

Claudia Hammond presents the series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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The psychology of voting, and portrayal of mental health in the media. Is it accurate?

Are you an undecided voter? Claudia Hammond finds out what psychology can tell us about some of the subtle influences on our decision making in the run up to the election. Portrayals of mental health: Paul Whitehouse's recent comedy Nurse showed him playing a range of people being visited by community psychiatric nurse, Liz. Is it funny and does it matter if people with mental health problems are used as the subject of comedy? Claudia is joined by real life CPN, Lin and by anti-stigma campaigner, Nikki Mattocks to discuss. Also - the call for picture editors not to use the 'headclutching' shot to accompany stories about mental health in the media. Sue Baker, director of Time to Change explains.

The psychology of voting, and portrayal of mental health in the media. Is it accurate?

Are you an undecided voter? Claudia Hammond finds out what psychology can tell us about some of the subtle influences on our decision making in the run up to the election. Portrayals of mental health: Paul Whitehouse's recent comedy Nurse showed him playing a range of people being visited by community psychiatric nurse, Liz. Is it funny and does it matter if people with mental health problems are used as the subject of comedy? Claudia is joined by real life CPN, Lin and by anti-stigma campaigner, Nikki Mattocks to discuss. Also - the call for picture editors not to use the 'headclutching' shot to accompany stories about mental health in the media. Sue Baker, director of Time to Change explains.

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A hugely popular sector of the broadcasting industry, but what is the emotional impact on children after the cameras have gone and their families' lives have been exposed to millions of people?

Claudia Hammond hears from children who have been greatly troubled by the way they were portrayed, and investigates the ethics and the impact of involving young people in reality TV.

Reality TV is a hugely popular sector of the broadcasting industry, but what is the emotional impact on children after the cameras have gone and their families' lives have been exposed to millions of people?

Claudia Hammond hears from children who have been greatly troubled by the way they were portrayed, and investigates the ethics and the impact of involving young people in reality TV.

Reality TV is a hugely popular sector of the broadcasting industry, but what is the emotional impact on children after the cameras have gone and their families' lives have been exposed to millions of people?

Claudia Hammond hears from children who have been greatly troubled by the way they were portrayed, and investigates the ethics and the impact of involving young people in reality TV.

Sibling Rivalry, Prisoner Of War Diaries, Inflammation And Depression20171107

Claudia Hammond's guest is Catherine Loveday, Principle lecturer in Psychology at the University of Westminster

If you have sisters or brothers you probably know all about sibling rivalry. But if you're a parent who despairs over your children squabbling, fear not. Claudia Hammond hears how sibling rivalry can be handled and can have an upside. It's something that should be embraced argues child psychologist Linda Blair, author of a new book Siblings.

What insights can diaries and letters from prisoners of war can give us into the imprisoned soldier's minds? We hear from historian Clare Makepeace who has spent years studying the diaries and letters of POWs and Mark McDermott Professor of Health Psychology at the University of East London to discuss the psychological impact the confined experience can have.

And new evidence on the link between inflammation in the body and depression. It's the first study ever published showing that inflammation can lead to alterations in how specific new brain cells are formed - a process that leads to depression in a third of patients. As Patricia Zunszain of Kings College London explains, drugs targeting these mechanisms could be the effective antidepressants of the future - drugs which don't tackle mood, but which encourage the creation of new brain cells.

Sleep Paralysis; Exploding Head Syndrome; Robot Therapy; Mental Health Awareness20171031

Sleep paralysis, exploding head syndrome, robot therapy, mental health awareness campaigns

Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Christopher French from Goldsmiths, University of London about the strange phenomenon of sleep paralysis. As many as 1 in 20 people will experience vivid hallucinations while falling asleep or waking up while also completely unable to move. People also describe a very powerful sense of fear and the feeling of being crushed or that an intruder or something supernatural is there with them. Despite being relatively common, this sleep anomaly is little understood. Even less well known or understood is the frightening experience of 'Exploding Head Syndrome' where someone perceives abrupt and very loud noises when going to sleep or waking up.

Also can a robot deliver therapy via your smartphone? Claudia talks to Alison Darcy - Stanford University researcher who's created Woebot - an artificially intelligent chatbot designed to treat depression. Woebot, uses cognitive-behavioural therapy and is available via Facebook messenger. Alison explains how it works and that it's not a replacement for traditional therapy, but it's the first tech based treatment to have been properly scientifically tested and peer reviewed..

Simon Wessley, outgoing president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and Paul Farmer, chief executive of the mental health charity MIND discuss mental health awareness campaigns with Claudia. Do they overload already stretched mental health services? Or are they vital to helping people understand their own mental health and are they changing the wider landscape of how these conditions are understood, talked about and de-stigmatised?

Sleep paralysis: why do some people have vivid nightmares when their body also can't move?

Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Christopher French from Goldsmiths, University of London about the strange phenomenon of sleep paralysis. As many as 1 in 20 people will experience vivid hallucinations while falling asleep or waking up while also completely unable to move. People also describe a very powerful sense of fear and the feeling of being crushed or that an intruder or something supernatural is there with them. Despite being relatively common, this sleep anomaly is little understood. Even less well known or understood is the frightening experience of 'Exploding Head Syndrome' where someone perceives abrupt and very loud noises when going to sleep or waking up.

Also can a robot deliver therapy via your smartphone? Claudia talks to Alison Darcy - Stanford University researcher who's created Woebot - an artificially intelligent chatbot designed to treat depression. Woebot, uses cognitive-behavioural therapy and is available via Facebook messenger. Alison explains how it works and that it's not a replacement for traditional therapy, but it's the first tech based treatment to have been properly scientifically tested and peer reviewed..

Simon Wessley, outgoing president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and Paul Farmer, chief executive of the mental health charity MIND discuss mental health awareness campaigns with Claudia. Do they overload already stretched mental health services? Or are they vital to helping people understand their own mental health and are they changing the wider landscape of how these conditions are understood, talked about and de-stigmatised?

Suicide In The Veterinary Profession, Psychology Of Autonomous Cars, Awards Nomination2016051720160518 (R4)

For many, working with animals is a dream job and every year thousands of students compete to get into vet school. But whilst life as a vet isn't always easy, surprisingly the suicide rate amongst vets is four times greater than among medical doctors. This fact came to prominence in research back in 2004 and steps have been taken to address it. Yet the exact reasons are still unclear. Claudia hears from vet Richard Hillman and meets Rosie Allister, who's based at Edinburgh University researching the wellbeing of vets, and is the Chair of Vetlife Helpline.

There's been a lot of talk about the technology behind self-driving cars, but what about the psychology? As the first UK trials begin examining how other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians react to coming across a car that's driving itself, Claudia travels to the Transport Research Laboratory in Surrey, to meet its Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Stevens, to discuss the behaviour psychologists and car manufacturers need to understand before autonomous vehicles hit the road.

Our latest finalist in this year's All in the Mind Awards is a boss called Blair with an unusual relationship with her employee, Steven. She doesn't just pay him and supervise him. She has supported him through some of the hardest times in his life.

Claudia Hammond examines the high suicide rate within the veterinary profession.

Taking Pride, Correct Vocabulary In Describing Mental Health, Green Exercise2016110120161102 (R4)

Pride is one of the seven deadly sins, and we all know it comes before a fall. But in her new book Take Pride, Jess Tracy, Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, argues that pride is the glue that holds societies together and that it can explain much of human success.

How often do you use words like mad, crazy and schizophrenic in every day conversation? What impact does this have on people with mental health problems? To discuss this we brought together Niall Boyce, the Editor of the Lancet Psychiatry, linguist Dr Zsofia Demjen, and Clive Buckenham, an ambassador for Time to Change.

There's plenty of evidence to suggest that exercise is good for our mental health. And there's an increasing interest in the idea of green exercise - the idea that exercising outdoors might be even better. Bur why is this? Claudia Hammond takes a bike ride with Dr Mike Rogerson who researches how exercising in different environments can influence psychological well-being.

Taking pride, correct vocabulary in describing mental health, green exercise.

Pride is one of the seven deadly sins, and we all know it comes before a fall. But in her new book Take Pride, Jess Tracy, Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, argues that pride is the glue that holds societies together and that it can explain much of human success.

How often do you use words like mad, crazy and schizophrenic in every day conversation? What impact does this have on people with mental health problems? To discuss this we brought together Niall Boyce, the Editor of the Lancet Psychiatry, linguist Dr Zsofia Demjen, and Clive Buckenham, an ambassador for Time to Change.

There's plenty of evidence to suggest that exercise is good for our mental health. And there's an increasing interest in the idea of green exercise - the idea that exercising outdoors might be even better. Bur why is this? Claudia Hammond takes a bike ride with Dr Mike Rogerson who researches how exercising in different environments can influence psychological well-being.

Tasers, Amnesia Museum, The Dangers Of Diagnosing Donald Trump2016102520161026 (R4)

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series exploring the limits and potential of the human mind.

Claudia Hammond presents a series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

Teenage Mental Health2015102720151028 (R4)

Claudia Hammond is joined by a panel of experts to discuss teenage mental health.

As evidence accumulates that mental health problems are on the rise amongst adolescents, are services keeping up? Claudia Hammond is joined by a panel of experts to discuss teenage mental health.

Professor Shirley Reynolds, Dr Dickon Bevington, Kimberley Robinson and Sarah Hulyer discuss the pressures teenagers face and how the mental health of our adolescents is changing. They also offer thoughts on how services could be reshaped to cope with this changing demand and what parents can do to help their teenagers.

The Everyday Effect Of Unconscious Bias20170516

Claudia Hammond hosts a special edition from the Royal Institution in London.

We are all guilty of making instant unconscious decisions about other people. Could a greater awareness and a practical approach help to overcome this common hurdle at work?

Claudia Hammond hosts a special edition recorded live in front of an audience at the Royal Institution in London to discuss something that happens to all of us - when our minds make snap judgments about other people without us even realising it. It's known as unconscious bias - it doesn't mean bias in any deliberate way. The whole point is that we don't even know it's happening. How does it play out in real life?

Claudia Hammond is joined by a panel of experts to discuss what effect the bias in our decision making has on the lives of each and every one of us and what we can do about it

Taking part are business psychologist Binna Kandola; Jessica Rowson, from the Institute of Physics who's been examining why more girls don't choose to study physics at school; Emma Chapman, a Royal Astronomical Society fellow; and Louise Archer, Professor of Sociology of Education at King's College London.

Understanding Arsonists20110713

Understanding arson: Claudia Hammond reports on the scale and seriousness of "firesetting"

Wiring The Brain20101208

Plus online psychological support for cancer. Claudia Hammond reports.

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Dr Raj Persaud will be takes issue with the way his profession is represented in Hollywood.

He also asks why Electro Convulsive Therapy is controversial.

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Dr Raj Persaud examines the secretive world of political psychology.

When President Bush began discussions on his Road Map to a Palestinian state, he did so armed with profiles of all the major players.

Dr Jerrold Post has been profiling the world's leaders for the Pentagon and the CIA for the last 20 years.

He explains how he does it and how it helped in the recent war with Iraq.

In Britain political psychologists pick apart the relationship between leaders and their followers.

As politics becomes more personal, how does this affect Tony Blair's chances of success.

203C03Can You Cure Depression In A Day?2003072220030723

Dr Raj Persaud is sceptical but in the interests of his programme, All In The Mind, heads off to one of Joe Griffin's workshops to find out.

Discover whether he thought the mixture of dream-sequencing and cognitive behavioural therapy would work miracles at nine o'clock on Tuesday night.

And while the courts continue to lock up more and more prisoners what role does restorative justice have to play.

Would the psychology of shame really help in stopping criminals offending again?

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Dr Raj Persaud investigates the possible link between cannabis and psychosis.

New research is mapping the brains of volunteer smokers to observe the drug's effects on the mind.

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In parts of Uganda, more than one person in five suffers from DEPRESSION.

Dr Raj Persaud looks at new research into interpersonal psychotherapy for groups, to help local people.

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Dr Raj Persaud grapples with memory.

How do we know what we remember is what really happened? New research in the USA shows that people presented with a fake picture of Bugs Bunny in Disneyland will distinctly remember shaking its hand when they were a child, despite the fact the character doesn't belong in Disney.

But just how far can memories be suggested and what impact does childhood trauma have on our brains?

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Up to 30% of people suffering from DEPRESSION fail to respond to conventional treatment.

Raj Persaud explores the latest research into antidepressant resistance.

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Children as young as seven have a negative picture of mental health, according to the latest research in the USA.

Dr Raj Persaud finds out what can be done to counter such prejudice among young people and asks what role children's literature has to play.

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Following the progress of Paul Grey who spent 10 years in and out of hospital.

As part of a special examination into the way African and Caribbean people are treated in the mental health system, Paul will be looking at what happens to people once they're discharged from a psychiatric ward.

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Dr Raj Persaud continues our series of features looking at the the current state of mental health for black people in the UK.

This week Paul Grey reflects on the important role that work played in his own rehabilitation.

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In the late 70s research showed that African and Caribbean people suffered severe disadvantage in the mental health system: they were more likely to be diagnosed as schizophrenic, more likely to be forcibly taken to hospital by the police and more likely to be given drugs than counseling.

Little has changed over the last thirty years.

On All in the Mind this week Dr Raj Persaud asks why so many black people are still facing discrimination and what the Government and Royal College of Psychiatrists is doing about it.

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Dr Raj Persaud investigates the uses of the 'truth drug' Sodium Amytal and asks whether 'recovered' memories are in fact the invention of psychotherapy.

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A special programme from Broadmoor, the high security mental hospital that houses many of Britain's most violent offenders.

The most recent inspection of Broadmoor found the institution's Victorian wards 'totally unfit for purpose'.

Dr.

Raj Persaud walks round the wards to find out the challenges staff face and asks what they are doing to improve facilities.

He talks to staff about the medical and therapeutic treatments available to patients, some of whose behaviour is so challenging that they cannot be cared for by general mental health services.

He also speaks to a patient about the treatment they receive and to someone who has been released from Broadmoor about the benefits of such care.

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In this programme he looks into new addictions like internet sex addiction and shopping addiction.

Are we too quick to label things as addictions when it might be merely a failure of will? He also heads off to London Zoo with a woman who's petrified of spiders and insects.

Can their programme cure her?

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Raj Persaud continues to probe into the workings of the mind.

This week he looks at the so-called 'truth drug' Sodium Amytal, which was used in the 50s and 60s to recover previously forgotten memories.

However, a leading psychologist found the drug led to a patient creating false memories.

He discusses the contentious issue of recovered memory.

Are people who recall childhood abuse and trauma in later life really tapping into lost memories or are they, as some people think, drawing on false memory?

Plus a look into the dangers of psychiatrists and therapists forming a sexual relationship with their patients.

204C03The Priory And R D Laing2004072020040721

This week he goes to the well known private hospital 'The Priory', favoured haunt of ill celebrities, to take a look at how they treat alcoholics.

Also, a look into the life and work of the colourful and charismatic Glaswegian PSYCHIATRIST Dr Ronald Laing, famed for using LSD therapy in the 50s and for 'romanticising schizophrenia'.

His work is currently being re-catalogued - do the recently found unpublished writings shed new light on him?

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Dr Raj Persuad finds out how well the health service treats mental health workers, including psychiatrists and psychotherapists, when they suffer from mental illness. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

Dr Raj Persuad finds out how well the health service treats mental health workers, including psychiatrists and psychotherapists, when they suffer from mental illness.

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Dr Raj Persaud visits the child protection unit at the Metropolitan Police.

It is the nerve centre from which the police track down Britain's paedophiles.

By following one of their recent cases, Dr Persaud learns how the police manage to trace and convict paedophiles.

He finds out what it takes to work there and discovers the kind of therapy and couselling available to officers employed in this section.

He also discovers what kind of treatment is available to convicted paedophiles and whether it works.

Dr Raj Persaud visits the child protection unit at the Metropolitan Police. It is the nerve centre from which the police track down Britain's paedophiles. By following one of their recent cases, Dr Persaud learns how the police manage to trace and convict paedophiles. He finds out what it takes to work there and discovers the kind of therapy and couselling available to officers employed in this section. He also discovers what kind of treatment is available to convicted paedophiles and whether it works.

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CRAVING SUNLIGHT - On Sunday the clocks went back an hour and we gained an hour of SLEEP but how does this change affect us? Do we feel better or worse and do our inner biological clocks get confused? Raj Persaud talks to Russell Foster, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience at Imperial College, and author of Rhythms of Life about the rhythms embedded in our genes and how they are affected by the seasons.

CAPSULE LIFE - Astronauts, submariners and even arctic explorers live in fairly extreme conditions.

It's often described as capsule living because of its lack of space and privacy.

However one day this kind of experience might be available to all of us, but are we ready for it? Raj Persaud joins listener Jeff Tall, a former submarine commander during the Gulf war, aboard the HMS Alliance, Professor Elizabeth Morris, Glaciologist, and Dr.

David F.

Dinges, team leader for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, to discuss the preparations for, and psychological effect of, living in a confined space.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARDS - Last month All in the Mind won a Mental Health Media Award for our series on the particular problems facing black people in the psychiatric system.

Trevor Phillips, Chair of the Commission for Racial Equality,joins Raj Persaud to discuss what still needs to be done.

MALINGERING - Malingering is not a medical or psychiatric disorder but, from a military point of view, it is punishable under the Articles of War.

However it is usually difficult, if not impossible, to provide unassailable proof of guilt and nowadays it's used mainly in an attempt to de-fraud insurance companies.

Peter Halligan, Professor of Neuropsychology at Cardiff University, explains to Raj Persaud how neuropsychologists try to detect a malingerer.

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Dr Raj Persaud takes part in an experiment at the Eyewitness laboratory in Aberdeen University to see how accurately he can recall past experiences.

We hear how these experiments are helping the police understand and improve the truthfulness of eyewitness memories especially in America where it may mean the difference between life and death.

Dr Raj Persaud returns for another series of All in the Mind, the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. This week Dr Raj Persaud takes part in an experiment at the Eyewitness laboratory in Aberdeen University to see how accurately he can recall past experiences. We hear how these experiments are helping the police understand and improve the truthfulness of eyewitness memories especially in America where it may mean the difference between life and death.

Dr Raj Persaud returns for another series of All in the Mind, the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. This week Dr Raj Persaud takes part in an experiment at the Eyewitness laboratory in Aberdeen University to see how accurately he can recall past experiences. We hear how these experiments are helping the police understand and improve the truthfulness of eyewitness memories especially in America where it may mean the difference between life and death.

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This week, Dr Raj Persaud asks the experts why some people suffering from DEPRESSION are discovering that getting less SLEEP improves their mood.

SLEEP deprivation therapy was widely used in 1970's, but rapidly became unpopular as antidepressant medications took over.

Now it's medication that's become unpopular with some patients.

So, is SLEEP deprivation therapy as a treatment for DEPRESSION about to make a comeback?

This week, Dr Raj Persaud asks the experts why some people suffering from depression are discovering that getting less sleep improves their mood. Sleep deprivation therapy was widely used in 1970's, but rapidly became unpopular as antidepressant medications took over. Now it's medication that's become unpopular with some patients. So, is sleep deprivation therapy as a treatment for depression about to make a comeback?

This week, Dr Raj Persaud asks the experts why some people suffering from depression are discovering that getting less sleep improves their mood. Sleep deprivation therapy was widely used in 1970's, but rapidly became unpopular as antidepressant medications took over. Now it's medication that's become unpopular with some patients. So, is sleep deprivation therapy as a treatment for depression about to make a comeback?

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Borderline Personalities are impulsive, prone to mood swings and erratic behaviours.

They are also easily depressed and tend to class things in black and white terms.

This tendency to move between the idealization and devaluation of others is very typical of Borderline Personality Disorder.

Dr Raj Persauds explores what it really means and what can be done to treat someone with the disorder.

Borderline Personalities are impulsive, prone to mood swings and erratic behaviours. They are also easily depressed and tend to class things in black and white terms. This tendency to move between the idealization and devaluation of others is very typical of Borderline Personality Disorder. Dr Raj Persauds explores what it really means and what can be done to treat someone with the disorder.

Dr Raj Persaud explores Borderline Personality Disorder and how it can be treated. Borderline Personalities are impulsive, prone to mood swings and erratic behaviour.

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We've all told one.

You may even be keeping one right now.

Secrets are part of our everyday life.

Join Dr Raj Persaud as he explores whether keeping secrets is harmful or helpful.

We've all told one. You may even be keeping one right now. Secrets are part of our everyday life. Join Dr Raj Persaud as he explores whether keeping secrets is harmful or helpful. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

We've all told one. You may even be keeping one right now. Secrets are part of our everyday life. Join Dr Raj Persaud as he explores whether keeping secrets is harmful or helpful. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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Raj Persaud explores the concept of 'conscious ageing', described by experts as a new way of looking at and experiencing aging that moves beyond our cultural obsession with youth.

Raj Persaud explores the concept of 'conscious ageing', described by experts as a new way of looking at and experiencing aging that moves beyond our cultural obsession with youth. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

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Dr Raj Persaud examines the latest research in psychology, psychiatry and mental health. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Dr Raj Persaud examines the latest research in psychology, psychiatry and mental health. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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Dr Raj Persaud explores the pressing issues in psychology and psychiatry. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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Dr Raj Persaud explores the pressing issues in psychology and psychiatry. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

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In 1982 Boxing legend Muhammad Ail was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, raising the profile of this chronic neurological condition which affects so many people around the world.

His daughter, Rasheda Ali talks to Dr Raj Persaud about the book she has written to help the children and grandchildren of people affected by Parkinson's disease, and looks into new research in this area.

In 1982, Boxing legend Muhammad Ail was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, raising the profile of this chronic neurological condition which affects so many people around the world. His daughter, Rasheda Ali, talks to Dr Raj Persaud about the book she has written to help the children and grandchildren of people affected by Parkinson's disease, and looks into new research in this area.

8/10. In 1982 Boxing legend Muhammad Ail was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, raising the profile of this chronic neurological condition which affects so many people around the world. His daughter, Rasheda Ali talks to Dr Raj Persaud about the book she has written to help the children and grandchildren of people affected by Parkinson's disease, and looks into new research in this area. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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Dr Raj Persaud presents All in the Mind, the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. He'll be examining the latest research in this field, and bringing together experts and commentators from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and mental health.

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Dr Raj Persaud visits the Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

He discovers more about its work and how it might improve the lives of older people.

Dr Raj Persaud visits the Institute for Ageing and Health at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He discovers more about its work and how it might improve the lives of old people. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Dr Raj Persaud visits the Institute for Ageing and Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He discovers more about its work and how it might improve the lives of older people. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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Professor Raj Persaud discusses the psychology of negotiation.

Whether it be industrial disputes or political deadlock, what's the knack to kick starting discussion and keeping up momentum when there are entrenched positions on both sides?

Professor Raj Persaud discusses the psychology of negotiation. Whether it be industrial disputes or political deadlock, what's the knack to kick starting discussion and keeping up momentum when there are entrenched positions on both sides?

Professor Raj Persaud discusses the psychology of negotiation. Whether it be industrial disputes or political deadlock, what's the knack to kick starting discussion and keeping up momentum when there are entrenched positions on both sides?

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New research which may help in the treatment of people involved in traumatic events, reducing their flashbacks.

Professor Raj Persaud presents the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. He looks at new research which may help in the treatment of people involved in traumatic events, reducing their flashbacks.

Professor Raj Persaud presents the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. He looks at new research which may help in the treatment of people involved in traumatic events, reducing their flashbacks. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

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This edition examines the provision of cognitive behavioural therapy for bulimia sufferers.

Dr Raj Persaud explores the pressing issues in psychology and psychiatry. This edition examines the provision of cognitive behavioural therapy for bulimia sufferers. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Dr Raj Persaud explores the pressing issues in psychology and psychiatry. This edition examines the provision of cognitive behavioural therapy for bulimia sufferers. [Rpt of Tue 9.00pm]

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He examines the serious side of an often mocked condition, the effect of snoring on our relationships.

Dr Raj Persaud explores issues in psychology and psychiatry. He examines the serious side of an often mocked condition, the effect of snoring on our relationships.

Dr Raj Persaud explores issues in psychology and psychiatry. He examines the serious side of an often mocked condition, the effect of snoring on our relationships.

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This edition investigates how adverse events in our childhood can affect us as adults.

Dr Raj Persaud explores the pressing issues in psychology and psychiatry. This edition investigates how adverse events in our childhood can affect us as adults.

Dr Raj Persaud explores the pressing issues in psychology and psychiatry. This edition investigates how adverse events in our childhood can affect us as adults.

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In a special programme, he interviews Health Minister Rosie Winterton about the provision of mental health care, treatment and rehabilitation.

Professor Raj Persaud presents the programme dedicated to the mysterious workings of our brains.

In a special programme, he interviews Health Minister Rosie Winterton about the provision of mental health care, treatment and rehabilitation.

Professor Raj Persaud presents the programme dedicated to the mysterious workings of our brains.

In a special programme, he interviews Health Minister Rosie Winterton about the provision of mental health care, treatment and rehabilitation.

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Professor Raj Persaud returns for another series of All in the Mind and talks to Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci about how his 36 years of psychoanalysis have imbued his movies and put Freud in his lens.

He explains the motivation behind some of his most well known scenes from The Last Emperor and Little Buddha, and confesses to the psychological technique he used to provoke Marlon Brando's tears in the Last Tango in Paris.

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The first therapeutic community was set up during the Second World War.

Since then they have flourished around the country, both as residential homes and as centres in hospitals and prisons.

But just how are they run? And why are so many now closing?

Professor Raj Persaud visits a community house founded by R D Laing which is now being shut down, and discusses the future of therapeutic communities.

The first therapeutic community was set up during the Second World War. Since then they have flourished around the country, both as residential homes and as centres in hospitals and prisons. But just how are they run? And why are so many now closing?

Professor Raj Persaud visits a community house founded by R D Laing which is now being shut down, and discusses the future of therapeutic communities.

The first therapeutic community was set up during the Second World War. Since then they have flourished around the country, both as residential homes and as centres in hospitals and prisons. But just how are they run? And why are so many now closing?

Professor Raj Persaud visits a community house founded by R D Laing which is now being shut down, and discusses the future of therapeutic communities.

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Dr Raj Persaud presents the programme dedicated to the mysterious and wonderful workings of our brains. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

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All in the Mind studies the world of autism in a special programme dedicated to the latest research.

Dr Raj Persaud asks what the scientists now know about the genetic make-up of autism and whether it really is one disorder or separate, but related, conditions.

Also, he visits a school to find out how the latest findings are helping to improve the education of children with autism and severe learning disability.

All in the Mind studies the world of autism in a special programme dedicated to the latest research. Dr Raj Persaud asks what the scientists now know about the genetic make-up of autism and whether it really is one disorder or separate, but related, conditions.

Also, he visits a school to find out how the latest findings are helping to improve the education of children with autism and severe learning disability.

All in the Mind studies the world of autism in a special programme dedicated to the latest research. Dr Raj Persaud asks what the scientists now know about the genetic make-up of autism and whether it really is one disorder or separate, but related, conditions.

Also, he visits a school to find out how the latest findings are helping to improve the education of children with autism and severe learning disability.

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Mental health problems in children and adolescents is a growing concern, with recent figures showing that as many as one in ten children aged 5-16 has had a clinically recognisable mental disorder.

Professor Raj Persaud talks to experts about the facilities, services and recent research in this area, and visits a specialist psychiatric unit where children with severe problems are looked after, meeting therapists who explain their work and parents who share their experiences about coping with mental health problems in their children.

Mental health problems in children and adolescents is a growing concern, with recent figures showing that as many as one in ten children aged 5-16 has had a clinically recognisable mental disorder.

Professor Raj Persaud talks to experts about the facilities, services and recent research in this area, and visits a specialist psychiatric unit where children with severe problems are looked after, meeting therapists who explain their work and parents who share their experiences about coping with mental health problems in their children. [Rptd Wed 4.30pm]

Mental health conditions in children and adolescents is a growing problem, with recent figures showing that as many as one in ten children aged 5-16 had a clinically recognisable mental disorder.

Professor Raj Persaud talks to experts about the facilities, services and recent research in this area, and visits a specialist psychiatric unit where children with severe problems are looked after, meeting therapists who explain their work and parents who share their experiences about coping with mental health problems in their children.

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Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

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Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

He is joined by Dr Michael Dudley and Professor John Gunn to consider the Nuremberg Code of 1947, which set new international ethical standards about patient care.

Sixty years on, has the profession strayed from these standards?

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

He is joined by Dr Michael Dudley and Professor John Gunn to consider the Nuremberg Code of 1947, which set new international ethical standards about patient care. Sixty years on, has the profession strayed from these standards?

Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

He is joined by Dr Michael Dudley and Professor John Gunn to consider the Nuremberg Code of 1947, which set new international ethical standards about patient care. Sixty years on, has the profession strayed from these standards?

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4/6. Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

4/6. Dr Raj Persaud presents the series exploring current developments in psychology and psychiatry.

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In a new seres of All In the Mind, Claudia Hammond gathers together users of mental health services as well as key professionals in the field, to discuss the future of mental health care.

With a new government installed, how will ministers balance demands for improved access to mental health services with demands for budget cuts to balance the books.

After the election, what's the future for mental health care?

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Mystery shoppers are commonly used to test services in shops, hotels and airlines.

But as All In The Mind discovers, they're now also widely used in the health service, including mental health services.

Claudia Hammond hears about a Dutch mystery shopping" project which involved pseudo patients with fake identities and invented case histories being sent to a closed psychiatric ward for several days in order to report back on the standards of service.

All In The Mind investigates the extent of mystery shopping in psychiatric services here in the UK, and asks what the ethical implications are of people pretending to be mentally ill.

The hit movie, Rain Man, is based on Kim Peek, a Savant who memorised twelve thousand books.

Kim's bottomless factual recall led to him being described as "a living Google".

But when he was a child, his parents were advised to put him into an institution.

Professor Darold Treffert has been studying Savant Syndrome for the past fifty years, and he talks to Claudia Hammond about this rare and remarkable condition, which results in astounding ability co-existing alongside debilitating disability within the same person.

Investigating mystery shoppers in mental health services."

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Claudia Hammond investigates proposed changes to how mental illness is diagnosed.

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is known as the Psychiatrists' Bible and is revised every decade.

The 5th and latest version is not due out until 2013, but the recommendations for change have already been published.

Field trials of the new diagnoses are due to start in June of this year.

Claudia discusses the main proposals with American psychiatrists Daniel Carlat and Professor Terry Brugha.

One of the main changes could see people being treated for mental illness before they develop a clinical condition such as depression, Claudia asks if this is a useful initiative for prevention or will large numbers of people be diagnosed unnecessarily? And should Asperger's syndrome remain as a stand alone condition or be subsumed into the autism spectrum disorder.

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

With Claudia Hammond

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Claudia Hammond presents a father's story of his son's struggle with schizophrenia.

For every person with a serious mental illness, there are countless relatives and carers who watch, helpless, on the sidelines, witnessing the devastating transformation of their loved ones.

Tim Salmon's son developed schizophrenia after college and the past twenty years have been a desperate struggle to secure him the care and support he needs.

Tim tells Claudia Hammond about the daily reality of living with this little understood illness and criticises the woeful inadequacies of provision in our society for those with mental illness.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

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Mental Health Minister Paul Burstow gives his first major interview to All In The Mind, and talks to Claudia Hammond about how mental health services are likely to fare in the current climate of financial restraint.

Being in the countryside and enjoying nature has long been known to have a beneficial effect on mental health.

And for several years now, psychologist Guy Holmes, has been running "Walk and Talk" sessions in the beautiful Shrewsbury countryside.

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The latest neuroscientific studies on how children learn are changing traditional teaching methods.

In "All in the Mind" Claudia Hammond reveals new work which could challenge long held beliefs, and meets the teachers and children taking part in this ground breaking work.

Claudia Hammond reveals new evidence on how children learn.

All in the Mind. The latest neuroscientific studies on how children learn are changing traditional teaching methods. In "All in the Mind" Claudia Hammond reveals new work which could challenge long held beliefs, and meets the teachers and children taking part in this ground breaking work.

Claudia Hammond reveals new evidence on how children learn.

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Sex offenders are among the most reviled people in our society; their crimes evoking powerful responses from communities and the media.

But over 30,000 named people on the Sex Offenders Register do live in our midst, and with loneliness and social isolation contributing to recidivism, how can the risk of re-offending be reduced ? In a special programme, Claudia Hammond talks to former prisoners about their crimes and meets the volunteers in Circles of Support and Accountability, who choose to meet, befriend and support these people, in order to help them rehabilitate and reintegrate back into society.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Sex offenders are among the most reviled people in our society; their crimes evoking powerful responses from communities and the media. But over 30,000 named people on the Sex Offenders Register do live in our midst, and with loneliness and social isolation contributing to recidivism, how can the risk of re-offending be reduced ? In a special programme, Claudia Hammond talks to former prisoners about their crimes and meets the volunteers in Circles of Support and Accountability, who choose to meet, befriend and support these people, in order to help them rehabilitate and reintegrate back into society.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Claudia Hammond reports on the rehabilitation of sex offenders.

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The mental health of the UK's armed forces has been analysed before they go to war and then, tested again when they return home.

But until now, there's been scant evidence about the psychological health of the Army, Air Force and the Navy while they're actively deployed in a war zone.

Now Claudia Hammond reports on the first-ever UK study of military personnel in a theatre of war, in Iraq, which guages levels of psychological distress, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and general health.

One of the report's authors, Professor Simon Wessely, Director of the King's Centre for Military Health Research, describes the mental health lessons being learned from the front line.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Battlefield Mental Health: Claudia Hammond on the UK's first study from the Iraq war zone.

The mental health of the UK's armed forces has been analysed before they go to war and then, tested again when they return home. But until now, there's been scant evidence about the psychological health of the Army, Air Force and the Navy while they're actively deployed in a war zone.

Now Claudia Hammond reports on the first-ever UK study of military personnel in a theatre of war, in Iraq, which guages levels of psychological distress, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and general health.

One of the report's authors, Professor Simon Wessely, Director of the King's Centre for Military Health Research, describes the mental health lessons being learned from the front line.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Battlefield Mental Health: Claudia Hammond on the UK's first study from the Iraq war zone.

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Excessive worry can ruin lives, Claudia Hammond looks at some simple techniques that can break this debilitating condition.

And a new study offers hope for keeping young offenders out of prison.

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

A new study offers hope for keeping young offenders out of prison.

Claudia Hammond reports

Excessive worry can ruin lives, Claudia Hammond looks at some simple techniques that can break this debilitating condition. And a new study offers hope for keeping young offenders out of prison.

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

A new study offers hope for keeping young offenders out of prison. Claudia Hammond reports

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When the Oregon attorney, Brandon Mayfield, was arrested for the Madrid bombing six years ago, the FBI's fingerprint examiners claimed they were 100% sure that his fingerprints were on the bag containing detonators and explosives.

But they were wrong.

And this sensational error has drawn attention ever since, to the widely held, but erroneous belief, that fingerprint identification is infallible.

Cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists have challenged forensic science as a whole to raise its game; and acknowledge that errors in fingerprinting and other forensic disciplines are inevitable because of the architecture of cognition and the way our brains process information.

Experts say that it's not a case of will an error occur, but when.

Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence that forensic examiners are making mistakes simply because they're human, and asks what safeguards are in place to limit the potentially lifethreatening impact of forensic error.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Claudia Hammond investigates cognitive psychology and the challenge to forensic science.

When the Oregon attorney, Brandon Mayfield, was arrested for the Madrid bombing six years ago, the FBI's fingerprint examiners claimed they were 100% sure that his fingerprints were on the bag containing detonators and explosives. But they were wrong. And this sensational error has drawn attention ever since, to the widely held, but erroneous belief, that fingerprint identification is infallible.

Cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists have challenged forensic science as a whole to raise its game; and acknowledge that errors in fingerprinting and other forensic disciplines are inevitable because of the architecture of cognition and the way our brains process information. Experts say that it's not a case of will an error occur, but when.

Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence that forensic examiners are making mistakes simply because they're human, and asks what safeguards are in place to limit the potentially lifethreatening impact of forensic error.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Claudia Hammond investigates cognitive psychology and the challenge to forensic science.

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Taste can be described by sounds, sugary flavours match pleasant piano music, bitter tones are linked to low pitched notes in an new finding from the University of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Department.

A sceptical Claudia Hammond is subjected to the taste experiment.

In Switzerland a Michelin starred chef has a composer in his kitchen, and others have matched not only wine with food, but wine with music as well.

Most people with dementia and their families prefer to remain in their own homes after their diagnosis, but for some this may become impossible because of incontinence and wandering.

Professor June Andrews of Stirling University says therapeutic design in the home can keep people there longer.

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

Does Chianti taste better listening to Mozart or Bach?Claudia Hammond investigates.

Taste can be described by sounds, sugary flavours match pleasant piano music, bitter tones are linked to low pitched notes in an new finding from the University of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Department. A sceptical Claudia Hammond is subjected to the taste experiment. In Switzerland a Michelin starred chef has a composer in his kitchen, and others have matched not only wine with food, but wine with music as well.

Most people with dementia and their families prefer to remain in their own homes after their diagnosis, but for some this may become impossible because of incontinence and wandering. Professor June Andrews of Stirling University says therapeutic design in the home can keep people there longer.

Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

Does Chianti taste better listening to Mozart or Bach?Claudia Hammond investigates.

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John O'Donoghue was first admitted to psychiatric hospital when he was 16 years old.

He experienced the old Victorian asylums, ECT, homeless hostels and life on the streets.

He tells Claudia Hammond about how he turned his life around.

He's a poet and now teaches creative writing.

This year his memoir, Sectioned: A Life Interupted, has scooped the MIND Book of the Year prize.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

John O'Donoghue gives Claudia Hammond his first hand account of life in Victorian asylums.

John O'Donoghue was first admitted to psychiatric hospital when he was 16 years old. He experienced the old Victorian asylums, ECT, homeless hostels and life on the streets. He tells Claudia Hammond about how he turned his life around. He's a poet and now teaches creative writing. This year his memoir, Sectioned: A Life Interupted, has scooped the MIND Book of the Year prize.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

John O'Donoghue gives Claudia Hammond his first hand account of life in Victorian asylums.

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Understanding how different parts of the brain interact would help explain human behaviour more clearly.

Claudia Hammond reports on a major new project.

Plus exclusive information on a new initiative for online counselling support for cancer.

Wiring the brain.Plus online psychological support for cancer.

Claudia Hammond reports.

Understanding how different parts of the brain interact would help explain human behaviour more clearly.

Claudia Hammond reports on a major new project. Plus exclusive information on a new initiative for online counselling support for cancer.

Wiring the brain.Plus online psychological support for cancer. Claudia Hammond reports.

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Claudia Hammond reports on the latest findings in neuroscience and mental health.

Claudia Hammond reports on the latest findings in neuroscience and mental health.

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Claudia Hammond reports on the latest findings in neuroscience and mental health.

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Presenter Claudia Hammond starts a new series of All in the Mind by joining mothers and babies at a travelling, high-tech language lab in a Children's Centre in London's East End.

The testing session is just one of many to be carried out over the next two years in the communities of two of London's most deprived boroughs, Tower Hamlets and Newham.

Parents and babies are being invited to participate in a novel psychological study to investigate whether researchers can pick up very early indicators of later language or attention problems in infants as young as 6 months.

The babies will be retested and assessed again when they are two years old.

The travelling 'babylab' is a high tech computer screen, set up in local children's centres.

The baby sits in front of it and is played various videos and sounds aimed at testing how sensitive he or she is to speech and other aspects of their environments.

The computer screen also contains a camera and eye movement tracker, so as well as testing the infants it also records all their responses to what they are seeing and hearing.

For example, at 6 months old, babies should be very interested in looking at faces and mouths when people are speaking, learning which mouth shapes match particular speech sounds.

At this age they are likely to know the difference between the look of a mouth saying 'ba' as opposed to 'ga'.

This is part of their earliest language development.

If they are not able to make these and other discriminations, it could be a sign of language and other developmental problems to come.

This seems to be the case from studies of babies in formal university laboratories.

But this new project aims to find out whether reliable predictors of language and learning difficulties can be picked up with testing equipment out in the real world.

And in particular in communities at the lower end of the socio-economic scale.

Children from this section of society are at greater risk of language and other developmental problems than children in better-off areas.

The community testing sessions are also aimed at increasing parents' understanding and appreciation of how their babies learn about language and the world around them, and demonstrating just how clever their infants are - even at 6 months.

The research project is run by the University of East London and Birbeck College London.

The psychologists hope their findings will in the future allow the identification of individual children with potential problems at the youngest age possible.

The idea is that the earliest that weaknesses are identified, the greater the chance the children can be helped to catch up in the development of their communication and social skills.

Claudia Hammond joins mothers and babies at a portable language lab in London's East End.

Presenter Claudia Hammond starts a new series of All in the Mind by joining mothers and babies at a travelling, high-tech language lab in a Children's Centre in London's East End.

The testing session is just one of many to be carried out over the next two years in the communities of two of London's most deprived boroughs, Tower Hamlets and Newham.

Parents and babies are being invited to participate in a novel psychological study to investigate whether researchers can pick up very early indicators of later language or attention problems in infants as young as 6 months. The babies will be retested and assessed again when they are two years old.

The travelling 'babylab' is a high tech computer screen, set up in local children's centres. The baby sits in front of it and is played various videos and sounds aimed at testing how sensitive he or she is to speech and other aspects of their environments. The computer screen also contains a camera and eye movement tracker, so as well as testing the infants it also records all their responses to what they are seeing and hearing.

For example, at 6 months old, babies should be very interested in looking at faces and mouths when people are speaking, learning which mouth shapes match particular speech sounds. At this age they are likely to know the difference between the look of a mouth saying 'ba' as opposed to 'ga'. This is part of their earliest language development. If they are not able to make these and other discriminations, it could be a sign of language and other developmental problems to come.

This seems to be the case from studies of babies in formal university laboratories. But this new project aims to find out whether reliable predictors of language and learning difficulties can be picked up with testing equipment out in the real world. And in particular in communities at the lower end of the socio-economic scale. Children from this section of society are at greater risk of language and other developmental problems than children in better-off areas.

The community testing sessions are also aimed at increasing parents' understanding and appreciation of how their babies learn about language and the world around them, and demonstrating just how clever their infants are - even at 6 months.

The research project is run by the University of East London and Birbeck College London. The psychologists hope their findings will in the future allow the identification of individual children with potential problems at the youngest age possible. The idea is that the earliest that weaknesses are identified, the greater the chance the children can be helped to catch up in the development of their communication and social skills.

Claudia Hammond joins mothers and babies at a portable language lab in London's East End.

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American neuroscientist James Fallon talks to Claudia Hammond about his own personal journey of discovery about the nature of criminal brain.

With his expertise in neuroanatomy, James Fallon was often asked to analyse and interpret the brain scans of convicted murderers in legal cases.

Neuroimaging studies have shown that psychopaths often have differences in brain structure and functioning to normal people.

Knowing his professional interest in the criminal brain, his mother then told Professor Fallon about a dark ancestral streak in his father's side of the family.

Genealogical detective work uncovered 8 murderers and alleged killers in one branch of the family tree - including Lizzy Borden (who was accused but acquitted of the axe-murders of her father and step mother).

The opportunity to have his own brain scanned then came up.

James Fallon was unnerved to discover that aspects of his own brain functioning had marked similarities to those of psychopath he had studied.

Adding to the alarm were results of some subsequent genetic tests.

A number of genes have been linked to aggressive and violent behaviour.

One of these has been nick-named the 'warrior' gene.

The gene makes a brain chemical called monoamine oxidase A, MAO-A.

There are different versions or 'flavours' of this gene.

James Fallon turned out to have the version which has been most strongly correlated with violent behaviour in some studies.

Professor Fallon says that in a sense, he's a born killer.

However, Professor Fallon's discoveries about himself have had a profound effect on his thinking about the roots of psychopathy and violent behaviour.

He used to be a strong advocate of the power of genes on human nature and behaviour.

Now, he's convinced that his childhood and upbringing made all the difference in who he is.

Claudia Hammond talks to a neuroscientist who has the brain and genes of a psychopath.

American neuroscientist James Fallon talks to Claudia Hammond about his own personal journey of discovery about the nature of criminal brain. With his expertise in neuroanatomy, James Fallon was often asked to analyse and interpret the brain scans of convicted murderers in legal cases. Neuroimaging studies have shown that psychopaths often have differences in brain structure and functioning to normal people.

Knowing his professional interest in the criminal brain, his mother then told Professor Fallon about a dark ancestral streak in his father's side of the family. Genealogical detective work uncovered 8 murderers and alleged killers in one branch of the family tree - including Lizzy Borden (who was accused but acquitted of the axe-murders of her father and step mother).

The opportunity to have his own brain scanned then came up. James Fallon was unnerved to discover that aspects of his own brain functioning had marked similarities to those of psychopath he had studied. Adding to the alarm were results of some subsequent genetic tests.

A number of genes have been linked to aggressive and violent behaviour. One of these has been nick-named the 'warrior' gene. The gene makes a brain chemical called monoamine oxidase A, MAO-A. There are different versions or 'flavours' of this gene. James Fallon turned out to have the version which has been most strongly correlated with violent behaviour in some studies. Professor Fallon says that in a sense, he's a born killer.

However, Professor Fallon's discoveries about himself have had a profound effect on his thinking about the roots of psychopathy and violent behaviour. He used to be a strong advocate of the power of genes on human nature and behaviour. Now, he's convinced that his childhood and upbringing made all the difference in who he is.

Claudia Hammond talks to a neuroscientist who has the brain and genes of a psychopath.

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Placebos have been shown to have a huge effect on people's symptoms in a vast range of illnesses and even change the body's physiology.

And their use is widespread.

In recent surveys of German and American doctors half said they at some point, prescribed their patients placebos - pills with no active ingredient.

But any doctor who wants to exploit their power has to take the ethically dubious step of deceiving their patients - to lie to make them think they're getting a real drug.

And undermining the relationship of trust, key to success of healing and medicine.

Or do they? In this week's All in the Mind Claudia Hammond talks to Ted Kaptchuk, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard University, who in the first experiment of its kind, has shown that even in sceptical patients who know they are getting a sugar pill, the effect of the tablets on their IBS symptoms was huge.

Twice as much as those who'd had no treatment at all.

How does it work and why? Is it that the medical ritual of pill taking , even in the face of accurate information about the lack of any active drug has a powerful therapeutic effect all on its own? Ted Kaptchuk suggests this effect isn't that patients are thinking themselves better but the ritual of taking pills twice a day somehow encapsulates and unleashes the power of their initial consultation with a compassionate physician.

As he says "under the white coat and despite all the hi-tech tools at modern medicines disposal, we doctors still have the feathers of the shaman".

While he says this is just proof of principle, in theory it could pave the way for drugs with powerful effects on symptoms but with no side effects.

Claudia finds out why placebos might work even when when people know they're getting them.

The power of placebo. Placebos have been shown to have a huge effect on people's symptoms in a vast range of illnesses and even change the body's physiology. And their use is widespread. In recent surveys of German and American doctors half said they at some point, prescribed their patients placebos - pills with no active ingredient. But any doctor who wants to exploit their power has to take the ethically dubious step of deceiving their patients - to lie to make them think they're getting a real drug. And undermining the relationship of trust, key to success of healing and medicine. Or do they? In this week's All in the Mind Claudia Hammond talks to Ted Kaptchuk, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard University, who in the first experiment of its kind, has shown that even in sceptical patients who know they are getting a sugar pill, the effect of the tablets on their IBS symptoms was huge. Twice as much as those who'd had no treatment at all.

How does it work and why? Is it that the medical ritual of pill taking , even in the face of accurate information about the lack of any active drug has a powerful therapeutic effect all on its own? Ted Kaptchuk suggests this effect isn't that patients are thinking themselves better but the ritual of taking pills twice a day somehow encapsulates and unleashes the power of their initial consultation with a compassionate physician. As he says "under the white coat and despite all the hi-tech tools at modern medicines disposal, we doctors still have the feathers of the shaman". While he says this is just proof of principle, in theory it could pave the way for drugs with powerful effects on symptoms but with no side effects.

Claudia finds out why placebos might work even when when people know they're getting them.

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Is the increasingly networked, online world of teenagers contributing to emotional bullying and violence among teen girlfriends and boyfriends? This is one of the questions raised by the research of Christine Barter of the University of Bristol.

She is one of the few UK researchers to study the incidence and impact of emotional and physical violence within teenage sexual relationships.

Dr Barter and her colleagues have surveyed and interviewed both a general school population between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, and also disadvantaged teenagers who were excluded from school or in foster or care homes.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, girls are much more likely to be on the receiving end of aggressively controlling and physically violent behaviour.

The researchers were surprised themselves however that as many as a quarter of girls say they had been victims of physical violence from their boyfriends.

With emotional violence or controlling behaviour, three quarters of teenage girls said had been on the receiving end of this.

The researchers were also disturbed that the incidences of these behaviours doesn't vary much from the youngest to the oldest teenagers.

Emotional violence ranges from name calling to being frequently checked up on through texting and social networking sites.

This includes keeping tabs on their girlfriends by monitoring their movements through mobile phones.

One young woman interviewed by Dr Barter said she frequently had to send photos of herself by camera phone to prove to her boyfriend she was where she said she was.

New technologies give teenagers many more opportunities to exert control over their partners.

The studies suggest the impact, particularly on girls, can be very damaging for self-esteem.

However, a significant number of young women, particularly from disadvantaged backgrounds, feel that these controlling and aggressive behaviours indicate that their boyfriends are showing they care about them.

Christine Barter worries that this suggests these attitudes are becoming normalised among young people.

Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker.

Claudia Hammond discusses the impact and incidence of violence in teenage relationships.

Is the increasingly networked, online world of teenagers contributing to emotional bullying and violence among teen girlfriends and boyfriends? This is one of the questions raised by the research of Christine Barter of the University of Bristol.

She is one of the few UK researchers to study the incidence and impact of emotional and physical violence within teenage sexual relationships.

Dr Barter and her colleagues have surveyed and interviewed both a general school population between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, and also disadvantaged teenagers who were excluded from school or in foster or care homes. Perhaps unsurprisingly, girls are much more likely to be on the receiving end of aggressively controlling and physically violent behaviour.

The researchers were surprised themselves however that as many as a quarter of girls say they had been victims of physical violence from their boyfriends. With emotional violence or controlling behaviour, three quarters of teenage girls said had been on the receiving end of this. The researchers were also disturbed that the incidences of these behaviours doesn't vary much from the youngest to the oldest teenagers.

Emotional violence ranges from name calling to being frequently checked up on through texting and social networking sites. This includes keeping tabs on their girlfriends by monitoring their movements through mobile phones. One young woman interviewed by Dr Barter said she frequently had to send photos of herself by camera phone to prove to her boyfriend she was where she said she was. New technologies give teenagers many more opportunities to exert control over their partners.

The studies suggest the impact, particularly on girls, can be very damaging for self-esteem. However, a significant number of young women, particularly from disadvantaged backgrounds, feel that these controlling and aggressive behaviours indicate that their boyfriends are showing they care about them. Christine Barter worries that this suggests these attitudes are becoming normalised among young people.

Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker.

Claudia Hammond discusses the impact and incidence of violence in teenage relationships.

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Why is it that humans have evolved to be capable of both extreme cruelty but also deep compassion? Compassion-focused therapy was developed with an emphasis on what evolutionary psychology tells us about our brain and emotions.

Compassion is the cornerstone of Professor Paul Gilbert's work as a psychologist in Derby, and for people with chronic mental health problems, often from neglectful or abusive backgrounds, it is designed to help stop their feelings of shame and self-criticism.

Claudia Hammond talks to Paul Gilbert about compassion, what is it, why did it evolve and why is it useful as a basis for talking therapies?

Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Paul Gilbert about compassion.

Why is it that humans have evolved to be capable of both extreme cruelty but also deep compassion? Compassion-focused therapy was developed with an emphasis on what evolutionary psychology tells us about our brain and emotions. Compassion is the cornerstone of Professor Paul Gilbert's work as a psychologist in Derby, and for people with chronic mental health problems, often from neglectful or abusive backgrounds, it is designed to help stop their feelings of shame and self-criticism. Claudia Hammond talks to Paul Gilbert about compassion, what is it, why did it evolve and why is it useful as a basis for talking therapies?

Claudia Hammond talks to Professor Paul Gilbert about compassion.

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icting the future - why expert forecasters aren't very good at it but we believe them anyway.

Why did so many economists not foresee the financial crisis in 2008? President Obama recently criticised American spy agencies for not predicting unrest across the Middle East - but could they have done - are experts in their field actually better at predicting future events? And are some personalities or professions better at it than others? Some psychologists say experts are about as accurate as dart throwing monkeys yet we consistently ask them to predict the future.

In this week's All in the Mind Claudia is joined by author Dan Gardner and by psychologist Dylan Evans to discuss the reasons why expert predictions fail but why we are still attracted to those who predict confidently even if they end up being spectacularly wrong.

Could it all be down to a human aversion to uncertainty?

Why expert forecasters aren't good at predicting the future but we believe them anyway.

icting the future - why expert forecasters aren't very good at it but we believe them anyway. Why did so many economists not foresee the financial crisis in 2008? President Obama recently criticised American spy agencies for not predicting unrest across the Middle East - but could they have done - are experts in their field actually better at predicting future events? And are some personalities or professions better at it than others? Some psychologists say experts are about as accurate as dart throwing monkeys yet we consistently ask them to predict the future. In this week's All in the Mind Claudia is joined by author Dan Gardner and by psychologist Dylan Evans to discuss the reasons why expert predictions fail but why we are still attracted to those who predict confidently even if they end up being spectacularly wrong. Could it all be down to a human aversion to uncertainty?

Why expert forecasters aren't good at predicting the future but we believe them anyway.

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Nobody knows exactly how many people experience mental illness in Hong Kong, but as this former British colony undertakes its first-ever survey of mental health, it's widely believed that rates will match every other developed, industrialised country.

And when that data comes in, as Claudia Hammond reports in a special All In The Mind from Hong Kong, the gaps in mental health care will be exposed.

For years, the reality of mental illness in Hong Kong has remained hidden: a combination of shame, stigma and denial.

Claudia hears from those who have experienced mental distress about the discrimination they suffer, and talks to mental health campaigners and professionals about the urgent need to expand and modernise the service to meet the soaring demand for mental health care.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

A special programme about mental health care in Hong Kong.

Claudia Hammond reports.

Nobody knows exactly how many people experience mental illness in Hong Kong, but as this former British colony undertakes its first-ever survey of mental health, it's widely believed that rates will match every other developed, industrialised country.

And when that data comes in, as Claudia Hammond reports in a special All In The Mind from Hong Kong, the gaps in mental health care will be exposed.

For years, the reality of mental illness in Hong Kong has remained hidden: a combination of shame, stigma and denial. Claudia hears from those who have experienced mental distress about the discrimination they suffer, and talks to mental health campaigners and professionals about the urgent need to expand and modernise the service to meet the soaring demand for mental health care.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

A special programme about mental health care in Hong Kong. Claudia Hammond reports.

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What makes somebody become an arsonist ? Every week in England and Wales sixty five people are either killed or injured by somebody who has deliberately started a fire.

But surprisingly little is known about the different kinds of arsonists, apart from the worrying fact that once they've shown an interest in fire, they then tend to carry on risking life and property by starting more.

Claudia Hammond hears from "firesetters" as they're formally known, and talks to one of the leading experts in the field, Dr Theresa Gannon from the University of Kent.

Dr Gannon's research is aiming to fill the gaps in our knowledge about arsonists - mostly men - and from this develop the country's first treatment programme.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Understanding arson: Claudia Hammond reports on the scale and seriousness of "firesetting"

What makes somebody become an arsonist ? Every week in England and Wales sixty five people are either killed or injured by somebody who has deliberately started a fire. But surprisingly little is known about the different kinds of arsonists, apart from the worrying fact that once they've shown an interest in fire, they then tend to carry on risking life and property by starting more. Claudia Hammond hears from "firesetters" as they're formally known, and talks to one of the leading experts in the field, Dr Theresa Gannon from the University of Kent. Dr Gannon's research is aiming to fill the gaps in our knowledge about arsonists - mostly men - and from this develop the country's first treatment programme.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

Understanding arson: Claudia Hammond reports on the scale and seriousness of "firesetting"

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US marine Jess Goodell on the psychological impact of retrieving soldiers' bodies in Iraq.

Claudia Hammond talks to Jess Goodell about her role in Mortuary Affairs in the US Marines.

Jess's job was to recover the remains of soldiers in Iraq so they could be returned to the US.

She talks about the psychological impact of retrieving bodies often in the aftermath of Improvised Explosive Devices.

In her training she was told "PTSD is real - like 'flu." In her insightful account of one aspect of the Iraq conflict she explains how she developed PTSD and how she dealt with the nightmares and depression on returning home to civilian life.

Also in the programme, there is a higher rate of premature death in people with mental disorders.

How much are the drugs for some mental illnesses contributing to their risk of disease? Anti psychotic drugs can increase the risk of developing conditions like heart disease and diabetes in people taking them.

Claudia talks to psychiatrist, Dr Alex Mitchell about a new review which looks at the latest evidence on the world wide rates of metabolic abnormalities in people with schizophrenia taking anti-psychotic drugs.

And are psychiatrists doing enough to monitor these potentially health threatening side effects?

Claudia Hammond talks to Jess Goodell about her role in Mortuary Affairs in the US Marines. Jess's job was to recover the remains of soldiers in Iraq so they could be returned to the US. She talks about the psychological impact of retrieving bodies often in the aftermath of Improvised Explosive Devices. In her training she was told "PTSD is real - like 'flu." In her insightful account of one aspect of the Iraq conflict she explains how she developed PTSD and how she dealt with the nightmares and depression on returning home to civilian life.

Also in the programme, there is a higher rate of premature death in people with mental disorders. How much are the drugs for some mental illnesses contributing to their risk of disease? Anti psychotic drugs can increase the risk of developing conditions like heart disease and diabetes in people taking them. Claudia talks to psychiatrist, Dr Alex Mitchell about a new review which looks at the latest evidence on the world wide rates of metabolic abnormalities in people with schizophrenia taking anti-psychotic drugs. And are psychiatrists doing enough to monitor these potentially health threatening side effects?

US marine Jess Goodell on the psychological impact of retrieving soldiers' bodies in Iraq.

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In the first of a new series Claudia Hammond investigates what the government's health reforms could mean for mental health services.

What could the government's health reforms mean for mental health services?

In the first of a new series Claudia Hammond investigates what the government's health reforms could mean for mental health services.

What could the government's health reforms mean for mental health services?

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Claudia visits HMP Grendon, the only prison in Europe that runs as a therapeutic community

Claudia Hammond visits HMP Grendon, the only prison in Europe which operates wholly as a therapeutic community. More than nine out of ten prisoners there will be serving indeterminate sentences for murder or serious violent offences. Inmates have to apply for a place and once at Grendon will undergo intensive group therapy three times a week for over a year. Claudia meets inmates, therapists and prison staff to find out how the prison operates and how its unique environment aims to reduce reoffending rates.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

Claudia visits HMP Grendon, the only prison in Europe that runs as a therapeutic community

Claudia Hammond visits HMP Grendon, the only prison in Europe which operates wholly as a therapeutic community. More than nine out of ten prisoners there will be serving indeterminate sentences for murder or serious violent offences. Inmates have to apply for a place and once at Grendon will undergo intensive group therapy three times a week for over a year. Claudia meets inmates, therapists and prison staff to find out how the prison operates and how its unique environment aims to reduce reoffending rates.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

Claudia visits HMP Grendon, the only prison in Europe that runs as a therapeutic community

Claudia Hammond visits HMP Grendon, the only prison in Europe which operates wholly as a therapeutic community. More than nine out of ten prisoners there will be serving indeterminate sentences for murder or serious violent offences. Inmates have to apply for a place and once at Grendon will undergo intensive group therapy three times a week for over a year. Claudia meets inmates, therapists and prison staff to find out how the prison operates and how its unique environment aims to reduce reoffending rates.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

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What impact will neuroscience have on the novel ? Claudia Hammond talks to science writer, Jonah Lehrer, and to academic psychologist and writer, Charles Fernyhough, about the emergence of brain science in literature and considers whether new understandings of the brain can enrich fiction in the same way that Darwinism or Psychoanalysis did.

How much does knowing about our neurons contribute to our knowledge of who we are, of the essence of being human ? Or will explanations from neuroscience always seem inadequate when they're used to address the human condition.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

What impact will neuroscience have on the novel ? Claudia Hammond talks to science writer, Jonah Lehrer, and to academic psychologist and writer, Charles Fernyhough, about the emergence of brain science in literature and considers whether new understandings of the brain can enrich fiction in the same way that Darwinism or Psychoanalysis did.

How much does knowing about our neurons contribute to our knowledge of who we are, of the essence of being human ? Or will explanations from neuroscience always seem inadequate when they're used to address the human condition.

Producer: Fiona Hill.

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Could there ever be a vaccine against depression? Claudia Hammond investigates.

At the 2000 Sydney Paralympics ten members of the Spanish basketball team were stripped of their gold for pretending to have a learning disability. For the first time since that scandal athletes with learning disabilities can compete again in this year's games. British psychologist, Professor Jan Burns is the Head of Eligibility for the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability. She tells Claudia which sports and which athletes will be eligible.

In 2007 the Harvard political scientist, Robert Putnam published a paper stating that ethnic diversity in a community is associated with more mistrust. His paper was influential with governments, both in the UK and the US. Claudia is joined by one of Britain's leading social psychologists, Professor Miles Hewstone from Oxford University, about his new research which finds Putnam's bleak conclusions about society are wrong.

Clinical microbiologist, Graham Rook from University College London is hopeful that one day there might be a vaccination against depression. He's basing his ideas on two things: the finding that some people with depression are found to have higher levels of inflammation in the body and the idea that inflammation could be controlled by our exposure to contact with certain worms and bacteria - the so-called hygiene hypothesis. Professor Rook tells Claudia why he thinks with more research there could one day be a vaccine. The link between depression and inflammation in a proportion of people with depression is established, but is a vaccine for all really possible and would it be a useful avenue to explore for preventing the condition? Nick Craddock is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cardiff and explains why he is critical of the idea.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

Exploring the limits and potential of the human mind. Presented by Claudia Hammond.

Exploring the limits and potential of the human mind. Presented by Claudia Hammond.

Could there ever be a vaccine against depression? Claudia Hammond investigates.

At the 2000 Sydney Paralympics ten members of the Spanish basketball team were stripped of their gold for pretending to have a learning disability. For the first time since that scandal athletes with learning disabilities can compete again in this year's games. British psychologist, Professor Jan Burns is the Head of Eligibility for the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability. She tells Claudia which sports and which athletes will be eligible.

In 2007 the Harvard political scientist, Robert Putnam published a paper stating that ethnic diversity in a community is associated with more mistrust. His paper was influential with governments, both in the UK and the US. Claudia is joined by one of Britain's leading social psychologists, Professor Miles Hewstone from Oxford University, about his new research which finds Putnam's bleak conclusions about society are wrong.

Clinical microbiologist, Graham Rook from University College London is hopeful that one day there might be a vaccination against depression. He's basing his ideas on two things: the finding that some people with depression are found to have higher levels of inflammation in the body and the idea that inflammation could be controlled by our exposure to contact with certain worms and bacteria - the so-called hygiene hypothesis. Professor Rook tells Claudia why he thinks with more research there could one day be a vaccine. The link between depression and inflammation in a proportion of people with depression is established, but is a vaccine for all really possible and would it be a useful avenue to explore for preventing the condition? Nick Craddock is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cardiff and explains why he is critical of the idea.

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

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Claudia talks to Jacopo Annese from the San Diego brain observatory about brain donation.

Claudia Hammond talks to Jacopo Annese, director of the San Diego brain observatory about his mission to create what he calls 'a Hubble space telescope for the brain'. He is recruiting people who will be willing to donate their brains to his laboratory. By interviewing them regularly to record their detailed life histories and interests and by doing psychological tests he aims to provide a brain archive for neuroscientists in the future. But what sort of links can be established between brain anatomy and personality and what sort of people are willing to donate their brains to his lab?

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

Exploring the limits and potential of the human mind. Presented by Claudia Hammond.

Exploring the limits and potential of the human mind. Presented by Claudia Hammond.

Claudia talks to Jacopo Annese from the San Diego brain observatory about brain donation.

Claudia Hammond talks to Jacopo Annese, director of the San Diego brain observatory about his mission to create what he calls 'a Hubble space telescope for the brain'. He is recruiting people who will be willing to donate their brains to his laboratory. By interviewing them regularly to record their detailed life histories and interests and by doing psychological tests he aims to provide a brain archive for neuroscientists in the future. But what sort of links can be established between brain anatomy and personality and what sort of people are willing to donate their brains to his lab?

Producer: Pam Rutherford.

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A woman who was stalked by a disgruntled female employee speaks out.

In an exclusive interview for All in the Mind, a woman who was harassed and threatened over four years by a female member of staff, calls for employers to take stalking in the workplace seriously.

After her attacker was sent to jail for two years, this former high-flying senior manager tells Claudia Hammond about the death threats, abusive mails and harassment that amounted to "four years of hell".

Producer: Fiona Hill.

A woman who was stalked by a disgruntled female employee speaks out.

In an exclusive interview for All in the Mind, a woman who was harassed and threatened over four years by a female member of staff, calls for employers to take stalking in the workplace seriously.

After her attacker was sent to jail for two years, this former high-flying senior manager tells Claudia Hammond about the death threats, abusive mails and harassment that amounted to "four years of hell".

Producer: Fiona Hill.

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Who should investigate when someone detained under the mental health act dies in hospital?

The well respected mental health campaigner, Janey Antoniou, died in hospital last year, while detained under the Mental Health Act. Her husband, Dr Michael Antoniou, talks exclusively to All in the Mind's Claudia Hammond, about the circumstances of his wife's death, and why he believes it's wrong that hospitals, when a patient dies, can investigate themselves.

Who should investigate when someone detained under the mental health act dies in hospital?

The well respected mental health campaigner, Janey Antoniou, died in hospital last year, while detained under the Mental Health Act. Her husband, Dr Michael Antoniou, talks exclusively to All in the Mind's Claudia Hammond, about the circumstances of his wife's death, and why he believes it's wrong that hospitals, when a patient dies, can investigate themselves.

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Claudia Hammond reports on the link between nature therapy and mental health.

Old asylums were often sited in pleasant gardens and natural landscapes. The treatment regime inside might not have been so therapeutic, but being outside and experiencing nature was seen as important for recovery.

Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence behind the commonly held belief that the growing cycle, the seasons and horticulture in general, really do aid good mental health care.

She talks to psychologists training to be "ecotherapists" and asks whether those deprived of any access to green space are more vulnerable to mental illness.

Producer: Fiona Hill.