Category Archives: Audio

Suspicious minds: The Truman Show delusion – All In The Mind – ABC Radio National (suitable for children)

In the past, people suffering from delusional beliefs might have thought that they were Napoleon or that the KGB was tapping their phone. These days, many believe that they’re the star of a movie or a reality television show, even when they’re not.

Joel Werner reports from New York on the under-recognised influence of culture on mental health. The Truman Show Delusion.

The episode recreates the creation of delusion in easy top understand form – even suitable for children.

Source: Suspicious minds: The Truman Show delusion – All In The Mind – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The voices others cannot hear – Vol. 26, Part 8 ( August 2013)

Simon McCarthy-Jones and Eleanor Longden look at what they mean and, for people who want support, what is to be done.

Read it on line or down load as an audio file to play from your computer, phone or MP3 player: The voices others cannot hear – Vol. 26, Part 8 ( August 2013), in The Psychologist, journal of the British Psychological Society.

Psychosis resources from Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS (UK)

Schizophrenia and Psychosis

The publication of a report by the Schizophrenia Commission is being covered widely in the media today (Page last updated on Wednesday 14th November 2012, 12:15 pm) which underlines the importance of early intervention in the early stages of the illness, which can reduce the likelihood of patients needing acute care. Here are some key facts and information on where you can get help if you live in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear.

They also have an extensive range of “Self Help” resources – 25 topics related to mental health, covered in video, male or female audio, or for print: http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp

Self Help Top 10

  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression and low mood
  3. Sleeping Problems
  4. Depression
  5. Panic
  6. Stress
  7. Controlling Anger
  8. Shyness and Social Anxiety
  9. Obsessions and Compulsions
  10. Bereavement