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Guest lecture "THE USES AND MISUSES OF PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS"

Allen Frances MD
Professor Emeritus and former Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, USA, and Chair, DSM IV Task Force
Wednesday 7/3/2012, 11.00 - 13.00
Auditorium Psychiatric clinic, Sandviken

Professor Allen Frances will give a guest lecture on topics related to diagnoses and diagnostic system in psychiatry, focusing on the work on the new DSM 5 manual. Professor Frances led the work on the previous DSM IV manual and has been central in the discussion about new diagnoses. Allen Frances is visiting Norway and Denmark in March with a series of lectures and the first will be held in Bergen on 7th March.
All are welcome!


Gjesteforelesning "THE USES AND MISUSES OF PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS"

Allen Frances MD
Professor Emeritus and former Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, USA, and Chair, DSM IV Task Force
Onsdag 7/3/2012 kl. 11.00 - 13.00
Auditoriet Psykiatrisk klinikk, Sandviken

Professor Allen Frances holder gjesteforelesning over tema knyttet til diagnoser og diagnosesystem innenfor psykiatrien, med fokus på arbeidet med den nye DSM 5 manualen. Professor Frances ledet arbeidet med den forrige DSM IV manualen og har vært sentral i diskusjonen omkring nye diagnoser. Allen Frances besøker Norge og Danmark i mars med en serie forelesninger og den første holdes i Bergen den 7/3.
Alle hjertelig velkomne,

Erik Johnsen                                    Ketil J. Ødegaard                                     Kenneth Hugdahl


 

Interview with professor Kenneth Hugdahl
Bergen fMRI Group leader professor Kenneth Hugdahl gave an interview for Live Science.                                
Follow the link to see full text of the article
Study: Schizophrenia's Hallucinated Voices Drown Out Real Ones.


 

The Bergen fMRI Group marked as "excellent"

The Bergen fMRI Group received the highest score "Excellent" in the recent evaluation of Biology, Medicine and Health Research in Norway done by an International Evaluation Panel.
Only three of 51 research groups in Psychiatry and Psychology received a score of "Excellence". We quote from the evaluation report: "This is a very strong group whose work is internationally well known and highly respected" (p. 23).
Full report available from The Research Council of Norway.


 
App iDichotic released          

Bergen fMRI Group developed an iPhone/iPod touch app iDichotic which is now available for download in iTunes. The app is based on the standard consonant-vowel dichotic listening test used in research and neuropsychological assessment for decades. You can test your language laterality and auditory attention abilites and take part in this unique field experiment.

Find more information on www.dichoticlistening.com.

Take a look at iDichotic in iTunes.


 

Quotation in the New York Times

Bergen fMRI Group member Tom Eichele is quoted in the New York Times commenting brain markers of routine errors.    

                             



 
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