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What causes psychosis?


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18:30 - 20:00


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


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

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.


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What causes psychosis? The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK