Archives for June, 2013

Inside the mind of the Moors murderer, Ian Brady. Dr Raj Persaud

Inside the mind of the Moors murderer, Ian Brady. Dr Raj Persaud The press have reported Ian Brady is providing his first public explanation for why he murdered five children in the 1960s, in evidence to a mental health review tribunal. In 1985, he was diagnosed mentally ill and transferred to a secure psychiatric hospital. […]

Father’s Day’s best kept secret – Womens’ sex lives are profoundly influenced by the relationship with their Fathers Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

Father’s Day’s best kept secret – Womens’ sex lives are profoundly influenced by the relationship with their Fathers   Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen   The sexualization of young girls is of mounting concern, with the Western media blamed as primary culprit.   But now a new series of remarkable psychology experiments is about to be published […]

As Charles Saatchi is cautioned for Nigella Lawson assault – does psychological research reveal deeper meaning of ‘playful tiff’ remark? Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm

As Charles Saatchi is cautioned for Nigella Lawson assault – does psychological research reveal deeper meaning of ‘playful tiff’ remark?   Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm   Every minute one case of Domestic Violence is reported to the police in the United Kingdom. This often hidden crime is frequently ‘normalised’ or made light […]

why you should watch ‘psycho’ – what hitchcock has to teach us about emotion

COME AND SEE ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS FILMS OF ALL TIME ‘PSYCHO’ BY ALFRED HITCHCOCK AT THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE ON JUNE 25TH 6.30pm for 7.00 pm – wine and canapes followed by film screening then discussion with psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, medical students and members of the public. For tickets and more information […]

The Lipstick Effect – how recessions reveal female mating strategy. By Raj Persaud and Esther Rantzen

The Lipstick Effect – how recessions reveal female mating strategy Raj Persaud and Esther Rantzen Sales figures from one of the world’s largest cosmetics companies—L’Oreal—revealed that during 2008, a year when the rest of the economy suffered record declines in sales, this cosmetics leviathan experienced sales growth of 5.3%. Now a series of psychology experiments […]

Celebrity Self-Destruction – Do reports of suicide attempts by Paris Jackson and Stephen Fry confirm the famous are more suicidal? by Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen

Celebrity Self-Destruction – Do reports of suicide attempts by Paris Jackson and Stephen Fry confirm the famous are more suicidal? Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen Stephen Fry has revealed that he recently made a serious suicide attempt. He has gone public with the shocking disclosure, apparently in an attempt to de-stigmatise mental illness.  Paris Jackson, […]