Dr Tineke Broer reviews Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, and Jamie Lewis’ Psychiatric Genetics: From Hereditary Madness to Big Biology (Routledge, 2019). Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, and Jamie Lewis present an erudite and informative “ethnographic” study of one UK centre (‘the Centre’) involved […]
Beata Gubacsi reflects on Psychtech 2019: Mental Health and Digital Technology conference Previous posts on Medical Humanities 2.0 have addressed the increasing interest in gaming and mental health as well as speculating possible trajectories of future research in healthcare and […]
The Polyphony looks back over 2019’s most popular and provocative posts.
‘What can we gain by turning to the ways in which people thought about, and performed, sleep in the past?’: Megan Leitch, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Cardiff University, considers contemporary understanding of sleep within its wider premodern context.
‘A clinical picture of a neurological revolt against middle-class conformity’: Aidan Tynan, senior lecturer in English literature at Cardiff University, dissects J.G. Ballard’s novel and ‘anatomical portrait’, High Rise.