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Jacqueline Hopson is a PhD student at the University of Sheffield and has just published a paper in 'The Psychiatric Bulletin' on the demonisation of psychiatrists by novelists - why do psychiatrists tend to be villains rather than heroes in stories?
US Serial killer and rapist, Ted Bundy, who shortly before his execution confessed to 30 homicides committed in the 1970's, claimed that "he could tell a victim by the way she walked down the street, the tilt of her head, the manner in which she carried herself, etc . . .".
This partly inspired a recent psychology study testing whether psychopaths used the way people walk to decide who to target...
....Reports that police deployed a taser stun gun on a man brandishing knives outside Buckingham Palace might appear about a bizarre and rare incident, but the massive media attention it ignited reminds us of one possible motivation for attacking a Royal - the seeking of notoriety or attention for a cause or grievance. In fact a special unit of behavioural specialists and police, set up to monitor and help treat those fixated on public figures, is constantly checking a larger number of potential attackers....
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ARE PSYCHIATRISTS DEMONISED IN FICTION? DR RAJ PERSAUD TALKS TO JACQUELINE HOPSON
Listen to 'hit and run' and several other first hit singles by 'Dread', the pop star heroine of 'Can't Get You Out of My Head', here - Lyrics by Raj Persaud and Gary McConnell / Music by Gary McConnell.
Vocals Rebekah Ryan / Guitar/Bass/Producer Ian Ellerker / Guitar Gary McConnell
More music from Gary here
Knowing the Difference Between Love and Stalking Could Save Your Life - article in The Huffington Post by Dr Raj Persaud and Forensic Psychiatrist Dr David James (one of the founders of FTAC or Fixated Threat Assessment Centre which protects Downing Steet and Buckingham Palace and plays a central role in the novel 'can't get you out of my head') ,click here to follow link
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ARE WE ALL NARCISSISTS NOW?
Discussing her new book with psychiatrist Raj Persaud, Elizabeth Lunbeck explains on this You Tube Video, 'The Americanization of Narcissism' published by Harvard University Press.
can't get you out of my head