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Psychology of mental health

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Psychology of mental health (C848): The study of psychological well-being

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Link Eero Castrén: Why do antidepressants work?

Prof. Eero Castrén from Helsinki University, gave this Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture in September 2012 at Nobel Forum, Karolinksa Institute.

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antidepressants, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Brain, Neurotransmitters, plasticity view
Link Allpsych - the Virtual Psychology Classroom

AllPsych is dedicated to the education of psychology and this is a link to the website which contains a number of useful materials and references...

virtual classroom, Reference, quizzes, research methods view
Link What Happens When Things Go Wrong - Youtube Clip

Professor Paul Bloom, Yale University, gives a lecture on psychopathology. He discusses the various ways of defining mental illness before...

Psychology, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, Schizophrenia, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders view
Link The Autistic Spectrum: From Theory to Practice

This is a link to an Open University unit on autism, where the wide spectrum of disorders associated with autism is described. The unit then...

autism, asperger's, Psychology, psychological disorders, developmental disorders, child development, research, diagnosis, treatment view
Link "Is Autism an extreme of the male brain?" A lecture by Simon Baron-Cohen

This is a Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture given by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of Cambridge University, entitled "Is Autism an extreme of the male...

Gender, autism, aspergers, Brain, brain scanning, empathy view
Link Introduction to Psychology Course by the Saylor Foundation

This is a link to an online, introductory course which presents the fundamental principles of psychology. It begins with a short overview of the...

Psychology, nature, nurture, nature-nurture debate, memory, Cognition, Communication, neurospsychology, Introduction, introduction to psychology, Learning, sensation, Perception, development, adolescence, psychopathology view
Link Classical Psychology: Eysenck Discussing the Biological Basis of Personality in 1980

This clip is of Prof. Hans Eysenck (1916-1997) giving a St Göran lecture held in 1980 outlining his famous theory, "Biological Bases of...

personality, eysenck, extroversion, introverts, levels of arousal, Brain, individual difference view
Link "Dopamine: the two-faced molecule behind addiction and Parkinson's disease". Short documentary

This short documentary presented by Prof. Fred Toates of the Open University, explores the role of dopamine in human behaviour, specifically in...

addiction, Psychology, dopamine, reward, stimulus, Parkinson's disease, bipolar disorder, mania view
Link Types of Reliability

Research Methods Knowledge Base page from the Web Center for Social Research Methods (Cornell University) introduces the major forms of...

reliability, Validity, statistics view
Link Prof. Mark Williams on Mindfulness

Professor Mark Williams from Oxford University delivers a lecture to the public about the science of mindfulness. The event was Science Oxford...

mindfulness, Psychology, Science, depression, Emotion, mental health, Brain, meditation view
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