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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2014

Professor Richard Bentall FBA

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About this Fellow

Social determinants and psychological mechanisms leading to symptoms of severe mental illness (hallucinations, delusions); novel psychological treatments for people diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other serious psychiatric disorders

Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/staff/academic/richard_bentall

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Sheffield

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