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UK Emeritus Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2000

Dr John Teasdale FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Formerly Special Scientific Appointment, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Past Appointments

  • Research Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, 1974 - 1985
  • , Unknown Unknown, 2004
  • Retired, formerly Special Scientific Appointment, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Other Institutions, 1991 - 2004


Negative thinking in depression: cause, effect, or reciprocal relationship Advances in Behaviour Research and Therapy 1983

Affect, cognition and change 1993

Prevention of relapse/recurrence in major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy J Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2000

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The relationship between the mind and the brain; studies of perception, belief, will and consciousness in sickness and health with a special emphasis on interacting minds

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Psychological models and treatment of recurrent depression; experimental cognitive psychology of the processes that increase risk of suicidality; prevention of suicidal depression through mindfulness-based treatments