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Raj Persaud in conversation - the podcasts

Sep 1, 2015

Dr Raj Persaud talks to a lady who received ECT or shock treatment after a prolonged and severe bout of depression. What is it like to be treated with this therapy? What kind of problems lead doctors to consider using it? Are there side-effects? In the long-run is it worth it? Does this treatment work? Is the reality of...


Aug 5, 2015

From The Great Courses website:

 

http://www.thegreatcourses.co.uk/courses/writing-great-fiction-storytelling-tips-and-techniques.html

 

Whether you’re huddled around the campfire, composing an email to a friend, or sitting down to write a novel, storytelling is fundamental to human nature. But as any writer can tell...


Jul 29, 2015

Raj Persaud Talks to Carlos Fraenkel - an academic philosopher at the University of McGill in Canada about his new book - Teaching Plato in Palestine.​


From the Princeton University Press website: 

http://press.princeton.edu/titles/104...

Teaching Plato in Palestine is part intellectual travelogue, part plea...


Jul 6, 2015

Dr raj persaud talks to dr matthew broome on latest thinking about delusions

Dr Raj Persaud talks to Dr Matthew Broome at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Annual Conference and International Congress - Birmingham 2015. Dr Broome was chairing a session on the very latest developments in thinking about delusions and...


Jul 3, 2015

Raj Persaud talks to Richard Bentall at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Annual Conference and International Congress - Birmingham 2015. Professor Bentall was taking part in a session on the very latest developments in thinking about delusions and discussed his presentation after the conference session.

The...