Administrative Officer (External Affairs)We are looking to recruit and Administrative Officer to help run external activities of the BAP
Pocket Prescriber PsychiatryThe new Pocket Prescriber Psychiatry book is out now.
Visualising Psychotropic Medicine (VPM)Presenting what can be a complex set of data in a useful and engaging way
Online CPD ResourceRCPsych Online CPD Subscribers get a discount on the BAP Online Resource
Fundamentals of Clinical PsychopharmacologyBuy a discounted copy of the latest edition of Fundamentals of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Neuroscience-based Nomenclature (NbN) for JoPJournal of Psychopharmacology chosen to trial new NbN
Not all in the mind – the contribution of brain science to modern psychiatryWatch Prof David Nutt's lecture in Manchester on YouTube
Benefits of BAP membership include:
- FREE subscription and access to the Journal of Psychopharmacology (published monthly online).
- Reduced registration fees for the annual Summer Meeting.
- Half price subscription to the Online CPD Resource.
- Eligibility for prizes and awards.
- Student bursaries for the BAP Summer Meeting and international conferences.
- Reduced registration fees for selected partner association events.
- 50% OFF Royal Society of Biology membership (Read more)
- BAP Newsletter.
- Voting for BAP Officers and Council (full members only).
- Being part of one of the largest national psychopharmacology associations in the world.
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Measuring hearts to treat depression
By Tiago da Silva Costa
Posted on 17th December 2021
When the ancient Egyptians turned Anubis into a god, they made him guardian of a very special scale. He used it to weigh your heart after you died. If it was lighter than a feather, your soul would be admitted into heaven. If not, unpleasantness followed.
Catatonia: why a sedative drug might wake someone up
By Jonathan Rogers
Posted on 26th October 2021
In nineteenth-century Europe, doctors were afraid that people were being mistakenly pronounced dead. And this concern was not altogether unfounded. A young woman with what we would probably today call catatonia was so stiff and still that she was thought to be dead and was buried alive. The mistake was only discovered to be alive when a gravedigger returned to steal her dress.
Class A Medicine
By Rayyan Zafar
Posted on 16th August 2021
Gambling and sport are deeply entrenched industries. In the 2020-2021 football season, 85% of premier league and 70% of championship clubs had a gambling sponsor or partner. It’s not just in the arena of sport that the omnipotent force of the gambling industry can be felt. The high street has become inundated with advantageous bookies, public transport systems have been plastered with advertisements and, according to a recent house of lords report, the total spend by gambling companies on marketing rose over 50% from 2014 to 2017
Cannabis, CBD and THC - What You Should Know (with Dr Amir Englund)
Anya interviews Dr Amir Englund about making cannabis safer following some recent study results
15th October 2021
Popular culture and medical education: a conversation between Dr Akeem Sule and Parise Carmichael-Murphy
Dr Akeem Sule talks to Parise Carmichael-Murphy about mental health and popular culture and public education
14th October 2021
Association of Black Psychiatrists Annual Conference - Movies, Music and Mental Health
Akeem Sule and Raphael Travis discuss the role of movies and music in the portrayal, expression and the realities of determinants of mental health
12th October 2021
Maudsley Learning Podcast / Interview #22: Cannabis & Psychosis
Anya interviews Professor Sir Robin Murray and Dr Marta Di Forti about the link between cannabis use and psychotic illness
1st September 2021
AJP Residents Journal Podcast: Hip-Hop Psychiatry with Dr Akeem Sule
Blake Novy, MD, interviews Akeem Sule, MBBS, on the topics of hip hop, film, and Black Culture, as it relates to mental health
10th August 2021
|BMA Foundation for Medical Research Grants opening 1 March 2021 |
18th February 2021
Online applications will open 1 March and close on 7 May 2021
|Richard Green (1944 - 2020) |
17th December 2020
Richard was an outstanding neuropharmacologist who made very significant contributions to serotonin and stroke research
|Forced swim test fact sheet published |
21st October 2020
BAP has been working with UAR, LASA and members of the RSB’s Animal Science Group to generate a forced swim test fact sheet
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|Prof Angela Roberts receives Goldman-Rakic Prize |
7th October 2020
Prof Angela Roberts has been awarded the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience
Psychopharmacology is the study of drugs that affect mood, behaviour and cognition. It aims to develop our understanding of the actions and effects of such drugs, which may include treatments for psychiatric disorders as well as substances that can be abused.