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Understanding the Origins of Violence

Date: Tuesday 14 October 2014

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

This conference will be of relevance to Child and Adolescent, General Adult and Forensic Psychiatrists, Forensic and Clinical Psychologists, Criminologists, Anthropologists, Geneticists, Neuroscientists, Criminal Justice Professionals, Probation Solicitors/Barristers, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and members of the general public.

Learning objectives:

The audience will gain a greater understanding of:

  • The scale and impact of violence in society across multiple domains
  • The interation between genetic vulnerability and environmental stressors
  • How genetic risk that predisposes towards violence is expressed
  • The nature of the most significant environmental stressors
  • The development expression of the propensity to violence through adolescence and adulthood
  • The neurological underpinnings of the propensity to violence
  • What can be done to manage the risk of violence.

For more information, or to register for this event, please contact Ruth Cloves, Tel: 020 7290 2985



International Feeding Disorders Conference

Date: 4 and 5 November 2014

Venue: UCL Institute of Child Health, London

This is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on feeding and eating in childhood and related disturbances.  The emphasis will be on research and clinical practice developments relating to developmental, systemic and bio-behavioural aspects of feeding and eating disturbances.


  • To provide delegates with an update of research and clinical practice in this field
  • To facilitate networking between clinicians and academics
  • To stimulate and explore opportunities for future collaborative clinical research links

For further details, or to book a place, contact Danielle Dansey, 0207 905 2699/2675 or email:



















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