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Dr Kate Hamilton-West

Dr Kate Hamilton-West is a Chartered Psychologist, Doctor of Health Psychology (PhD) and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological. Kate combines academic research and teaching (at the University of Kent) with health psychology practice. She is the author of Psychobiological Processes in Health and Illness (2011), a guide to relationships between the mind and body across a wide range of topics including infectious illness, autoimmunity, cancer and pain. This textbook brings together research from a number of disciplines including health psychology, psychoneuroimmunology and behavioral genetics Psychobiological Processes in Health and Illness. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

The Oaks Health Psychology Practice

Past and present Confer events
Psychoneuroimmunology and Psychotherapy: Finding the Interface
Tuesday evenings 17 April - 26 June 2012

Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...