Understanding and managing troubling mental images
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by Hannah Murray, Cathy Creswell
1y ago
Troubling mental images, such as bad memories, fearful ‘flashforwards’ and negative images of the self can impact our mental health and sense of self. In this talk from the Department of Experimental Psychology, Hannah Murray explores how negative mental images can affect us, how psychological therapy can help, and how, in our day-to-day lives, we can transform our own troubling mental images. A Q&A follows, chaired by Cathy Creswell ..read more
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – too careful, too nice, and trying too hard
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by Paul Salkovskis, Cathy Creswell
2y ago
In this practical, myth-busting webinar for staff and students, Paul Salkovskis from the Department of Experimental Psychology explains how OCD works and what needs to happen to overcome it. A Q&A follows, chaired by Cathy Creswell. Speaker: Paul Salkovskis https://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/people/paul-salkovskis Q&A Chair: Cathy Creswell https://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/people/catharine-creswell ..read more
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Coping with grief after a bereavement
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by Kirsten Smith, Cathy Creswell
2y ago
In this practical, myth-busting webinar, Department of Experimental Psychology researcher Dr Kirsten Smith discusses the processes that can block the natural resolution of grief as well as some evidence-based suggestions for managing them. This webinar is primarily intended for University staff and students but will be of value to many others. A Q&A follows, chaired by Professor Cathy Creswell. Speakers: Kirsten Smith https://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/people/kirsten-smith Cathy Creswell https://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/people/catharine-creswell ..read more
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History of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Department
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by Larry Weiskrantz, Oliver Braddick
2y ago
Professors Oliver Braddick and Larry Weiskrantz give a talk on the history of Oxford University's Experimental Psychology Department as part the department's 113th anniversary ..read more
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Our Mental Wellness: Bullying and Anxiety
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by Eleanor Leigh, Lucy Bowes, Robert Hepach, Cathy Creswell
2y ago
Eleanor Leigh with panellists Lucy Bowes and Robert Hepach (chaired by Cathy Creswell) give a seminar on bullying and anxiety on Thursday 3rd June 2021. Bullying can make us susceptible to anxiety and depression, and conversely anxiety and depression make us more vulnerable to being victimised. This webinar, from the Experimental Psychology Department, will focus on understanding the thinking and behaviour traps that underlie this association and how to break it ..read more
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Overcoming Mistrust and Paranoia
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by Daniel Freeman, Elizabeth Tunbridge, Kam Bhui, Cathy Creswell
2y ago
Talk and panel discussion with Daniel Freeman and panel members Elizabeth Tunbridge and Kam Bhui. Introduced by Professor Cathy Creswell ..read more
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Our Mental Wellness: Understanding and Managing Eating Disorders
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by Rebecca Murphy, Robin Murphy, Deborah Waller, Cathy Creswell
2y ago
This webinar provides useful information about eating disorders and breaks down common myths. Evidence-based treatments will be provided and as well as guidance on what you can do if you, or someone you know, is struggling with eating problems. Speakers: Rebecca Murphy (main presentation), with Robin Murphy and Deborah Waller GP on the Q and A panel (chaired by Cathy Creswell ..read more
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Our Mental Wellness: Coping with Trauma
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by Anke Ehlers, Mina Fazel, Morten Kringelbach, Cathy Creswell)
2y ago
Most of us will experience a traumatic event at some point in our lives. Our sense of self and the world may change and we may experience unwanted distressing memories and feel a wide range of negative emotions. This talk will discuss research findings on helpful and unhelpful ways of coping with trauma. Speakers: Anke Ehlers (main presentation), plus Mina Fazel and Morten Kringelbach on the panel (chaired by Cathy Creswell ..read more
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Managing Depression and Low Mood
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by Willem Kuyken, Catherine Harmer, Andrea Cipriani.
2y ago
Sadness and low mood are normal parts of human experience. But what happens when they become more pervasive and disabling? The November talk in Experimental Psychology’s Our Mental Wellness Series is on Managing Depression and Low Mood, delivered by Willem Kuyken and followed by a Q and A with Catherine Harmer and Andrea Cipriani. Tags ..read more
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Overcoming Sleep Problems
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by Colin Espie, Felicity Waite, Dimitri Gavriloff, Catharine Creswell
2y ago
What sleep is for, how does it work and how can we deal with tricky sleep problems? This is the second talk in the Department of Experimental Psychology’s Our Mental Wellness series. Colin Espie, Professor of Sleep Medicine, gives the presentation, while the panel members are Felicity Waite (Research Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatry Dept), Dimitri Gavriloff (Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Course Tutor in Sleep Medicine, NDCN). The panel chair is Catharine Creswell (Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology, Experimental Psychology Dept ..read more
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