Health

Memory Loss And Psychosis

As disabling as its delusions and hallucinations, psychosis’ devastating toll on memory arises from dysfunction of frontal and temporal lobe regions in the brain that rob sufferers of the ability to make…

Alice Wearn: Women And Weight

I’m not one to be stereotypical; however, I have to admit that more often than not when you walk into a commercial gym, you will see the same thing… males…

Ig Noble winner Minna Lyons: Interview

ergio A. Silverio is a Third Year student who has settled into Liverpool life well over the course of his degree.  Whilst spending time both here and in our partner…

Prof Peter Kinderman Takes Chlorpromazine

Since early childhood, I have lived with people who take powerful psychiatric medication and for many years in my professional life as a clinical psychologist I have worked with people…

Peter Kinderman In Paris

From time to time we hear about scientists who conduct experiments that generate a lot of excitement.  It is perhaps unsurprising though that their research is often perceived as being…

Food Addiction: Myth Or Reality?

Helen Ruddock, a first year PhD student at the University of Liverpool is researching appetite and food addiction. She discusses the interesting debate of whether we are addicted to food!…

Is Your Boss A Psychopath?

So you think that psychopaths are murderous, axe-wielding maniacs, as depicted in films such as American Psycho and Silence of the Lambs? Think again. According to personality psychology research, psychopathy…

Rethink Mental Illness

1 in 4 people are affected by mental illness…Mental illness affects people in different ways – sometimes its more obvious, and sometimes people can suffer from it without anyone knowing….