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Professor Mark Williams FBA

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About this Fellow

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

Website: http://oxfordmindfulness.org/about/people/research-scientists/

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Applied Psychology, Newcastle University, 1979 - 1982
  • Scientist, MRC Applied Psychology Unit, University of Cambridge, 1983 - 1991
  • Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Bangor, 1991 - 2002
  • , University of Oxford, 2003
  • Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 2003

Publications

Cry of Pain: Understanding Suicide and the Suicidal Mind 2014

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: a new approach to preventing relapse 2002

Autobiographical memory specificity and emotional disorder Psychological Bulletin 133, 122-148 2007

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Professor John Marenbon

The history of philosophy, especially c.500 – c.1700, with a focus on Boethius, Anselm and Abelard, but including philosophers up to Leibniz

Professor Pauline Allen

Early Christian literature, especially the study of letters and homilies and the edition of Greek texts; translations from Greek and Latin