By Oxford University

What's Psychiatry about?

Psychiatry is a medical discipline seeking to understand and treat mental illness. These podcasts provide an introduction to core topics in psychiatry, and to research undertaken in the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry. This series is relevant to health-care professionals and members of the public. The topic podcasts are particularly relevant to medical students studying psychiatry.

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Dementia, future treatments...


Prof. Klaus Ebmeier is the Foundation Chair of Old Age Psychiatry. In this interview he gives his point of view on dementia, normal aging and why new treatments are not yet effective. He also explains why failure is the bread-and-butter ...

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