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Research at St Andrews

Interviewed by Niall Boyce, editor of The Lancet Psychiatry

Press/Media: Relating to Research

School of History


Podcast on the website of The Lancet Psychiatry. I am interviewed about my podcasts on the history of psychiatry, their aims and impact as well as the place of history in psychiatry past and present. The editor reports that, as of 31/5/2018, the interview has been downloaded 12,000 times.

Media contributions

TitlePodcast interview about the history of psychiatry and its relevance to modern practice
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Lancet Psychiatry
Media typeWeb
Duration/Length/Size20 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
DescriptionDiscussed key issues about the place of history in the development of modern psychiatry and about my public engagement project more generally: 'Promoting modern mental health through the lessons of history'.
Producer/AuthorNiall Boyce, editor The Lancet Psychiatry
PersonsRobert Houston

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