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Professor S Sashidharan

Professor S Sashidharan is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Honorary Professor at the University of Warwick Medical School, co-director the National Centre for Research in Ethnicity and Mental Health, formerly the Medical Director of North Birmingham Mental Health Trust.

Previously he worked at the University of Edinburgh and was Professor of Community Psychiatry in Birmingham until 2000. For over 30 years he has been researching and campaigning to resolve ethnic inequalities in mental health services in England.

He also works as a consultant to the WHO.


Past and present Confer events
Cultural Narratives and Psychological Therapies
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 April 2008







Book of the Month
Neville Symington
A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography


"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my having lived in it?". Neville Symington has written a dozen books about psychoanalysis but this one is different from all the others...
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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...