Previous Meetings

BNPA past events are archived below including an overview of each event and downloadable content. If you require any further information then please get in touch.

30th Annual Meeting 2017

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  • Origins of neuropsychiatry/BNPA – Jonathan Bird
  • Movement Disorders – James Parkinson’s Névrose – Andrew Lees
  • Functional disorders – hysteria and the doldrum years – Jon Stone
  • Epilepsy – the key that unlocked neuropsychiatry – Michael Trimble
  • Computational neuropsychiatry – Ray Dolan
  • Neurosurgical interventions in psychiatry – Brian Simpson
  • Psychopharmacology – David Healy
  • Brain reading – David Linden
  • Psychiatry – Eileen Joyce
  • Neurology – Adam Zeman
  • Psychology – Gus Baker
  • Neurobiology of addiction – Trevor Robbins
  • Impulse control disorders in Parkinson’s disease – Valerie Voon
  • Cognitive and behavioural effects of chronic alcohol excess – Killian Welch
  • Apathy in brain disease – Sanjay Manohar
  • Advanced neuroimaging of pain, analgesia and anaesthesia induced altered states of consciousness – Irene Tracey
  • Neurobehavioural characteristics of limbic encephalitis association with voltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies – Clare Loane
  • Organic psychosis: using electronic patient records to investigate demographics, aetiology and outcome – Thomas Misselbrook
  • A randomised controlled trial of deep brain stimulation in obsessive compulsive disorder: A comparison of ventral capsule/ventral striatum and subthalamic nucleus targets – Himanshu Tyagi
  • Autoimmune encephalopathies – Sarosh Irani
  • Mindfulness based interventions – Niels Detert
  • Brain imaging after TBI – David Sharp
  • Neural plasticity for functional rehabilitation after stroke – Nick Ward
  • Concussion, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and dementia – what the newspapers say and what we really (don’t) know – Alan Carson
  • Rescuing the injured brain – surgical trials in neurotrauma – Peter Hutchinson
  • Dementia; thirty years back and forth – Martin Rossor
  • In Sickness and In Power – Lord David Owen
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In Sickness and In Power” by The Rt Hon Lord David Owen, CH FRCP

British Neuropsychiatry Association – Published on 3 Oct 2017

BNPA Special Guest Lecture 2017 by Lord Owen, introduced by Alan Carson, based on his book “In Sickness and in Power: Illness in Heads of Government During the Last 100 Years”

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Dementia: 30 years back & forth. BNPA Medal Lecture 2017 by Martin Rossor

British Neuropsychiatry Association – Published on 3 Oct 2017

Professor Martin Rossor reviews progress in Dementia research over the last 30 years, with a particular focus on his contributions, before speculating on what the next 30 years might hold.

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BNPA AGM 2016

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  • Thomas Frodl – Early life adversity, epigenetics and the stress response in depression
  • Ted Dinan – Gut microbes and brain function: The Clinical Implications
  • Peter Hammond – Face, brain and behaviour influenced by genetic anomaly and prenatal environment
  • Sanjay Sisodiya – The genetics of epilepsy
  • Phil Asherson – ADHD in children and adults
  • Francesca Happé – Autism
  • Tony Marson – The efficacy and effectiveness of new treatments for epilepsy
  • Hugh Selsick – Sleep
  • Thomas Bak – An overview of language
  • David Linden – Formal thought disorder in schizophrenia
  • Jonathan Schott – A clinical approach to Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Cathy Price – Predicting language outcome and recovery after stroke (PLORAS)
  • Chris Frith – BNPA Medal Lecture Why two minds are better than one
  • Alasdair Coles and Anil Seth – THE DEBATE Is there still room for a soul in the modern concept of the psyche
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BNPA AGM 2015

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  • Joint meeting with the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology, the UK Functional Symptoms Research Group & in collaboration with the Association of British Neurologists Cognitive Special Interest Group
DAY 1
  • The ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of functional neurological symptoms and what to do about them
  • Diagnostic Masterclasses on Cognition
  • Alwyn Lishman Prize – Platform Presentations
  • Neuropsychiatry Research Update
DAY 2
  • Body Image and the Self
  • BNPA Medal Lecture:
  • John Hodges “The frontotemporal dementias: a neuropsychiatric perspective”
  • Diagnostic Masterclasses on Functional Disorders
  • May 2015 General Election Special: Darren Schrieber “Neuropolitics”
DAY 3
  • Memory Disorders – not just about Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Plenary: Anthony David “What do Imaging studies tell us about functional symptoms”
  • JNNP lecture: John Duncan “The Neural Basis of general intelligence”
  • The Debate: “Talk of Functional Neurological Symptoms (or Disorder) at best avoids the issue and at worse misrepresents it.”
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BNPA AGM 2014

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  • New Developments in Cognition
  • JNNP Guest Lecture – Presymptomatic treatment for the dementias
  • Members’ Platform Presentations
  • Neuropsychiatry Research Update
    Neuropsychiatric Manifestations/Encephalitis
    The Wellcome Trust Debate
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BNPA AGM 2013

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  • Stress and the Brain
  • Neuropsychiatry Research Update
  • Epilepsy
  • Consciousness
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BNPA AGM 2012

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  • Huntington’s disease
  • International Neuropsychiatry Association
  • Neuropsychiatry research update
  • Clinical neuroscience for the 21st Century – networks and rhythms in health and disease
  • What the eye does not see
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BNPA AGM 2011 & Joint Meeting with SoN

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  • Sleep
  • Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Neuropsychiatry and the New Genetics
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BNPA AGM 2010 & Joint Meeting with SoN

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  • Symposium on Disorders of Memory
  • Encephalopathy and delirium, Head Injury
  • Neuropsychiatry and the self
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BNPA AGM 2009

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  • All you need to know about the limbic system
  • Psychopharmacology in neuropsychiatric settings
  • Tourette’s and OCD
  • Mechansims of Psychosis
  • Neuroscience and Society
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BNPA Teaching Weekend

8th – 10th December, 2017 | LEARN MORE

AGM 2018

1st – 2nd March, 2018 | LEARN MORE

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