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Professor Phil Cowen

Professor P J Cowen trained in medicine at University College Hospital, London, and then in psychiatry at King's College Hospital. He then went to Oxford to work in the MRC Unit of Clinical Pharmacology under David Grahame-Smith and Richard Green. Since 1983 he has been an MRC Clinical Scientist and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry in Oxford. He was elected to a personal chair in Psychopharmacology in the University of Oxford in 1997 and the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2001. His main interests are in the biochemistry and treatment of mood disorders, particularly the pharmacological management of resistant depression.

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Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
Saturday 8 November 2014

Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2018
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018)... More >>
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...