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Are psychiatric conditions really biological? A psychologist and a neurogeneticist offer conflicting views

Feb 27, 2019

Are psychiatric conditions really biological? Or should they be understood as fundamentally psychological problems with social causes?

It’s a vexed topic which got very different responses from two of my guests on NOUSThe clinical psychologist Lucy Johnstone is well-known as a savage critic of mainstream psychiatry....


Feb 12, 2019

This episode features a neurologist with some striking tales to tell about who we become when our brains start to break. What happens when memories are gradually destroyed by Alzheimer's, when our personality is drastically transformed by dementia, or when a sudden surge of creativity is unleashed by Parkinson’s...