Category Archives: Clinical interventions

Taking back the brain: Trialling neurofeedback for voice-hearing

Hearing voices (also referred to as ‘auditory verbal hallucinations’) need not be associated with problems. However, for a number of people, they are. Problems are particularly likely to arise if the voices are frequent, say negative things, and if the … Continue reading

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How do antipsychotic drugs have their effect?

Today I’d like to draw your attention to a new paper just published by Moritz and colleagues (link here), which examines how antipsychotic drugs have their effect. What did it do? This on-line study involved 95 people, who had experience … Continue reading

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Resisting werewolves, and (via the Bonzos) onto TMS and beyond…

What is the hardest part of research? Getting a grant to study an area in the first place? Gaining ethical approval for one’s study? Publishing a paper on one’s work? Although tricky, none of these make the number one slot. … Continue reading

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Early Intervention in Psychosis in Bondi

Last week I was lucky enough to visit the Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) team in Bondi, Sydney. Up from the hill from the world famous Bondi beach, in a quiet leafy lane with sufficient garden spiders to slight rattle … Continue reading

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