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Prof Peter Kinderman MA MSc PhD

Professor of Clinical Psychology Psychological Sciences

Biography

Personal Statement

I am professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, and an honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Mersey Care NHS Trust.

My most recent publications are:

Kinderman P (2014) A Prescription for Psychiatry: Why We Need a Whole New Approach to Mental Health and Wellbeing. Palgrave Macmillan, London. [A Prescription for PsychiatryA Prescription for Psychiatry.

Kinderman P (2014) New Laws of Psychology: Why Nature and Nurture Alone Can't Explain Human Behaviour. Constable & Robinson, London. [ http://www.constablerobinson.com/?section=books&book=the_new_laws_of_psychology_9781780336008_trade_paperback ].

I have recently launched a free, online, open-access course exploring our understanding of mental health and well-being. [ https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/mental-health-and-well-being ].

Personal Distinctions

  • Member, Advisory Panel, EU Fundamental Rights Agency (EU Fundamental Rights Agency 2008)
  • May Davidson Award (Bristish Psychological Society 2000)

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