Workshop on June 6th on Eating Disorders: Perspectives in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychiatry

Interdisciplinary one day round table workshop on “Eating Disorders: Perspectives in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychiatry

When: 6th June 2014, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: King’s College London, Strand Campus, Room K0.16

The workshop is free of charge and open to all, but registration is necessary. There are limited places available due to format and venue location. To reserve a seat, please email to stefan.wagner@kcl.ac.uk

The event is part of a series of workshops hosted by the concepts of health research strand at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the Humanities and Health.

Topics

Diagnostic Thresholds and Categories
The Concept of Compulsion
Varieties of Self Control
Recovery

Speakers

Nikola Kern (Psychiatry, London)
Derek Bolton (Philosophy & Psychology, London)
Wojtek Wojcik (Psychiatry, Edinburgh)
Annemarie Kalis (Philosophy, Utrecht)
Denise de Ridder (Psychology, Utrecht)
Richard Holton (Philosophy, Cambridge)
Lucy Stephenson (Psychiatry, London)
Elselijn Kingma (Philosophy, Southampton/Eindhoven)

Programme

09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:50 Tea & Coffee
09:50 – 10:00 Opening Remarks

10:00 – 11:15 Block 1 – Diagnostic Thresholds and Categories

Speaker 1: Dr Nikola Kern
Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders at South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 2: Prof Derek Bolton
Professor of Philosophy & Psychopathology, Hon. Consultant Clinical Psychologist, King’s College London

Discussion Chair: Prof Elselijn Kingma
Lecturer in Philosophy, Southampton University & Socrates Professor in Philosophy & Technology, Eindhoven

11:15 – 11:45 Break: Tea & Coffee

11:45 – 13:00 Block 2 – The Concept of Compulsion

Speaker 1: Dr Wojtek Wojcik
Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders and Liaison Psychiatry, Edinburgh

Speaker 2: Dr Annemarie Kalis
Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Utrecht University

Discussion Chair: Prof Derek Bolton
Professor of Philosophy and Psychopathology, Hon. Consultant Clinical Psychologist, King’s College London

13:00 -14:00 Break: Lunch

14:00 – 15:15 Block 3 – Varieties of Self Control

Speaker 1: Prof Denise de Ridder
Professor of Health Psychology, Director of the Self Regulation Lab, Utrecht University

Speaker 2: Prof Richard Holton
Professor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, Fellow of Peterhouse

Discussion Chair: Prof David Papineau
Professor of Philosophy, King’s College London & Graduate Center, City University of New York

15:15 – 15:45 Break: Tea & Coffee

15:45 – 17:00 Block 4 – Recovery

Speaker 1: Dr Lucy Stephenson
Junior Psychiatrist at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Visiting Fellow King’s College London

Speaker 2: Prof Elselijn Kingma
Lecturer in Philosophy, Southampton University & Socrates Professor in Philosophy & Technology, Eindhoven

Discussion Chair: Dr Wojtek Wojcik
Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders and Liaison Psychiatry, Edinburgh

17:00 – 17:30 Contingency time/closing remarks

17:30 Reception & Philosophy Bar

Organising committee:
Stefan J Wagner (King’s College London)
Lucy Stephenson (South London/Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust & King’s College)
The organisers gratefully acknowledge the support of the Centre for the Humanities and Health (KCL), the Wellcome Trust, King’s Venues, and the Maudsley Philosophy Group.

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