What causes psychosis?

Café Scientifique exploring the role of social, built and physical environments in the onset of psychotic disorders.

Psychosis

Dr James Kirkbride explores how our external environment affects the risk of experiencing a psychotic episode.

 

Psychosis is characterised by a loss of contact with reality. From minor hallucinations through to disorders such as schizophrenia, the symptoms are wide-ranging and diverse.

 

Café Scientifique events are dialogue-based and allow for time for discussion between and amongst the audience and the speaker.

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What causes psychosis? 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

Events coming up

  • The next big thing 29 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Four Royal Society Research Fellows discuss their work at the forefront of science at the Hay Festival.
  • Stuff matters 31 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Join award winning author Mark Miodownik at the Hay Festival.
  • Elements, genomes and ecosystems: cascading nitrogen and phosphorus impacts across levels of biological organisation 01 June 2015 at The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Professor Andrew Leitch, Professor Maurine Neiman, Professor Dag Hessen, Professor Puni Jeyasingh, Professor Lawrence J. Weider and Dr Ilia Leitch

For more events please see the events diary.

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