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We explored the role of social, built and physical environments in the onset of psychotic disorders. 

Dr James Kirkbride explored 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.

This event was part of Science in the City, a week long celebration of Manchester as European City of Science 2016.

What is a Café Scientifique?

A Café Scientifique is an informal dialogue-based event with a scientist. A short talk by the speaker is followed by audience questions, an interactive activity and discussion for the rest of the event

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