Monthly Archives: September 2010

Depression and sadness- media commentary

I was interested to read an article published today by a journalist called Mary Kenny on the BBC News website that refers to a longstanding argument about modern-day conceptualisations of sadness and depression. In it, she argues that as the … Continue reading

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Conference Summary: Emotions and Feelings in Psychiatric Illness

Recently I attended a conference in Durham that was the culmination of a 3 year project funded by the AHRC entitled Emotions and Feelings in Psychiatric Illness. The 3 day event was a welcome opportunity for a diverse group of … Continue reading

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Francis Collins’ tough road ahead

Will Francis Collins be able to reconcile the opposing views on human embryonic stem cell (hES) research held by the pro-life supporters, and the pro-science advocates in the US? Francis Collins was appointed NIH Director by President Obama in July … Continue reading

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