Edition 8

Simon McCarthy-Jones and Eleanor Longden look at what they mean and, for people who want support, what is to be done

The biological disease conception of auditory verbal hallucination holds that their causes and treatment are directed by biology alone, that their discussion is detrimental and their content...

Camilla Cookson and Joseph Casey discuss psychological and functional outcomes

Many people are affected, indirectly or directly, by stroke. With health services under considerable financial pressure, the availability of cheap, easily delivered means of encouraging a quick...

Christian Jarrett on our lifelong relationship with objects

the latest nuggets from the Society’s free Research Digest service (see www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog); and more

3D brain mapping; poor reporting practices; impact factors; adult neurogenesis; perinatal mental illness and more

public protection; DCP, diagnosis and DSM; unknown unknowns; neuro-linguistic programming; media ethics

Images courtesy of the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, with commentary by Diane Lockley

Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society

55 years since the famous amnesic’s case was first described, John P. Aggleton questions its value when debating the neuroanatomical basis of memory

Dana Smith with the latest in our series for budding writers (see www.bps.org.uk/newvoices for more information)