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Raj Persaud in conversation - the podcasts

Oct 1, 2019

The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice

Chris Chambers

Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline—and how to save it
Psychological science has made extraordinary discoveries about the human mind, but can we trust everything its practitioners are...

Sep 4, 2019


David Sellu was a surgeon with a distinguished record extending over forty years.

In 2010, a patient died under his care in a private hospital. There followed a sequence of extraordinary events that led to David being prosecuted and convicted for the patient's death and sent to prison. His licence to...

Jul 3, 2019

David Taylor is Director of Pharmacy and Pathology at the Maudsley Hospital, Professor of Psychopharmacology at King’s College, London and Honorary Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry.

David is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology and Head of Pharmaceutical...

Jul 3, 2019

Prior to the Second World War mental illness was largely untreatable, but all that changed when an Australian doctor and recently returned prisoner of war, John Cade, made the monumental discovery that lithium could serve as an effective treatment for manic depression, now bipolar disorder. In this podcast, Dr...

Jul 3, 2019

Prof Eileen Joyce


Professor Eileen Joyce one of the world's leading authorities on tics and tic disorders talks to Dr Raj Persaud about tics.


Professor Joyce obtained her first degree, PhD and medical degree from the University of Cambridge. She trained in psychiatry at the Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals and spent several years as...