01 December 2006
This podcast focuses on four papers from the December 2006 issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry
A cloud over the future of smoking in psychiatric patients - Karen Jochelson, Research Fellow at the King’s Fund, talks about the smoke-free legislation in mental health units and the challenges ahead.
Read the article: Smoke-free legislation and mental health units: the challenges ahead
(Interview starts at: 0 mins 0 secs)
Dr Michael Doyle
Dr Michael Doyle, Forensic Nurse Consultant from Salford & Trafford Mental Health Trust, talks about a study looking at who will be violent in the future.
(Interview starts at: 16 mins 19 secs)
Dr Quinton Deeley
Dr Quinton Deeley, Research Psychiatrist at Brain Maturation Unit, Institute of Psychiatry talks about why it is that psychopaths misinterpret facial emotional expression, and whether this is the key deficit which underlies psychopathy and explains it.
(Interview starts at: 27 mins 35 secs)
Judit Simon & Professor Sir David Goldberg
Judit Simon, Health Economist based at University of Oxford and University College London and Professor Sir David Goldberg, Professor of Psychiatry, the Institute of Psychiatry talk about the health economics of clinical decision-making, focussing in the treatment of depression and what makes economic sense.
(Interview starts at: 43 mins 50 secs)