Meeting for Minds would like to share the September 2016 Vol 12 Newsletter of the IAMHRF.
Meeting for Minds Australian ‘SYNERGIES’ Forum – 2016 The Meeting for Minds ‘SYNERGIES’ 2016 Forum took place on 27 May 2016 in Fremantle, Western Australia. The event was a one-day Forum bringing together researchers, clinicians, mental health consumers and carers from around the world to share knowledge and experience in new approaches through research into … Continue reading Meeting for Minds Australian ‘SYNERGIES’ Forum – 2016
Meeting for Minds Israeli Spring School – 2016 In April of 2016, Meeting for Minds held a Spring School in Acres, Israel. Participants of the Spring School comprised of Postgraduate Researchers, Postgraduate Psychiatric Trainees and people with lived experience of mental illness. The purpose of the Spring School was to see how these 3 groups … Continue reading Meeting for Minds Israeli Spring School – 2016
2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia The 2016 international ‘Synergies’ Forum was held on 27 May 2016 from 8:30 – 17:15 at the B Shed in Fremantle, Western Australia. The Forum served as an open debate around the synergies of lived experience of mental illness and brain research, by inviting people with experience of mental … Continue reading 2016 Meeting for Minds “SYNERGIES” Forum – Australia
‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016 Meeting for Minds held Australia’s first ever mental health Hackathon, partnering with Spacecubed, on 20 and 21 May 2016. During the 24-hour event, a selected group of students drawn from a broad base of disciplines, attempted to ‘MindHack’ inventive tools and methods for initiating interaction between research scientists and people with lived … Continue reading ‘MINDHACK’ Hackathon – Australia, May 2016
One of the first lessons I received as a psychiatrist-in-training 35 years ago was the value of antipsychotic medications. These medicines have been available for the treatment of psychosis for over half a century, beginning with the prototype first generation drug chlorpromazine (Thorazine) and now extending to some 20 different compounds, including several second-generation medications, … Continue reading Antipsychotics: Taking the Long View – Dr Thomas Insel