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The ongoing impact of COVID-19 on global mental health is widely acknowledged, and women in the perinatal period may be particularly vulnerable to related mental health problems. In this podcast, Dr Liz Rose and Dr Mano Manoharan talk to CPDO Trainee Editor Dr Jennifer Powell about the effect the pandemic has had on the mental health of this group, highlighting recent case examples from a busy and diverse perinatal psychiatry service. More...
3/10/2021 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 30 minutes | Credits: 0.5 | CPD Domains: Clinical,Professional
In this podcast, Dr Ezra Susser talks to Ali Ajaz about the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and neurodevelopmental disorders, and some of the challenges facing researchers in this field. More...
10/22/2012 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 30 minutes | Credits: 0.5 | CPD Domains: Academic
The condition of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most distinctive psychiatric syndromes of adulthood. Environmental factors such as child sexual abuse, and other family influences such as maternal over involvement and inconsistency may have a role in its pathogenesis. Indeed, various forms of maternal psychopathology may be associated with patterns of mother–infant interaction that have an impact on infant development. In this podcast, Dr Margaret Murphy speaks with Professor Peter Hobson about his study which aimed to assess how women with BPD engage with their 12-18 month-old infants in separation-reunion episodes. More...
6/7/2010 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 30 minutes | Credits: 0.5 | CPD Domains: Academic,Clinical
Dr Helen Minnis discusses the issue of attachment in psychiatry and the importance of attunement in the caregiving relationship, taking a look at the current controversies over child care and giving guidance for psychiatrists on how to work with attachment difficulties. More...
7/25/2007 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 45 minutes | Credits: 0.75 | CPD Domains: Academic
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The default CPD credit (hours) for completing our podcasts is
However, we realise that sometimes you may spend longer
completing a podcast and this can be recognised on your
You are able to change the credit appearing on your certificate
when you generate it.