The Bug is a Feature (III)

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Hippocrates famously claimed that all disease originated in the gut. Although this is of course untrue, it is clear that...

The Dope

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If you think that mental illness will always happen to someone else, think again. The full lifetime risk of developing...

Dr. Paul Clayton - The cancer dance

The cancer dance

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Cancer and inflammation are profoundly inter-connected.  From a cytological perspective, tumours can be regarded as wounds that will not heal;...

Dr. Paul Clayton - The Brilliance of Resilience

The Brilliance of Resilience

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The relationship between stress, inflammation, disease and politics is highly complicated, but is clearly very important – and it is...

Dr. Paul Clayton - Burr under the Saddle

Burr under the Saddle

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Sigmund Freud did not discover the subconscious, which had been explicitly described by the German renaissance figure Paracelsus some three...

Dr. Paul Clayton - April is the cruellest month

April is the cruellest month

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‘April is the cruellest month, breeding. Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing. Memory and desire, stirring. Dull roots with...

Dr.Paul Clayton

You be Ernst. I’ll be Frank…

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A couple of weeks ago, while on a lecture tour of Italy, the Czech Republic and Poland (where I had...

Dr. Paul Clayton - Check my Brain (Black gives way to Blue)

Brain statement

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The history of our attempts to understand and treat mental problems recapitulates and reflects our social, philosophical and economic development....

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