Psychologist Claudia Hammond presents All in the Mind - the series that expores new ideas in how we think and behave. The programmes explore three aspects of human behaviour: issues in the delivery of mental health services, from new schemes to help service users to the side effects of drugs; the latest neuroscience research, from multimillion pound projects to map the brain to the human stories of having your brain studied; and new ideas in psychology, such as research into memory or into phobias.
The programmes feature interviews with academic researchers, mental health practitioners, and people with psychological issues.
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OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Mental health novels and musical hallucinations Copyright: Sky Pixel | Dreamstime.com
In this episode of All in the Mind, mental health depicted in a novel and auditory hallucinations are discussed. Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Mental health novels and musical hallucinations
OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - How beliefs influence our perception and memory Copyright: Flynt | Dreamstime.com
This week's programme looks at the way or beliefs influence what we see and what we remember. Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - How beliefs influence our perception and memory
OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Perinatal OCD and Visual Cliff Copyright: Paul Hakitima | Dreamstime.com
Claudia and guests discuss OCD during pregnancy or after childbirth, the influence causing a baby's anxiety and... Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Perinatal OCD and Visual Cliff
OU on the BBC: All in the mind - Hoarding disorder and mood apps Copyright: Sue Mack | Dreamstime.com
Hoarding disorder, pleading insanity in court and wellbeing apps are discussed on All in the Mind this week. Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the mind - Hoarding disorder and mood apps
PTSD and distraction from mobile phones are just some of the topics explored in this week's All in the Mind. Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - PTSD and mobile phone distraction
OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Understanding psychosis and walking Copyright: Dunca Daniel | Dreamstime.com
Psychologists call for a change in how we treat people who experience psychosis in this episode of All in the Mind. Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Understanding psychosis and walking
OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Gambling addiction and Milgrim revisited Copyright: Matthiase | Dreamstime.com
On this week's All in the Mind, Claudia discusses NHS treatment centres for gambling addition, a new schizophrenia... Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Gambling addiction and Milgrim revisited
OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Regulating emotions and 1:4 campaign Copyright: Shvector | Dreamstime.com
Training emotions, using 1:4 as a mental health campaign slogan, and Clio Barnard, are discussed on this week's All... Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Regulating emotions and 1:4 campaign
OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Radicalisation and the bystander effect Copyright: Artistashmita | Dreamstime.com
Radicalisation, letters helping people fight depression and the bystander effect are discussed on this week's All in... Read more: OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Radicalisation and the bystander effect
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