Tag Archives: psychiatry

Dr. Cabrera and co-authors published in ‘European Journal of Neurosurgery’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera is first author of the article “The re-emergence of psychiatric neurosurgery: insights from a cross-national study of newspaper and magazine coverage,” published in the March 2018 issue of Acta Neurochirurgica, The European Journal of Neurosurgery. … Continue reading

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Article from Dr. Cabrera in February issue of ‘The Lancet Neurology’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera and co-author Judy Illes (University of British Columbia) have a comment article in the February 2018 issue of The Lancet Neurology. Their article is titled “Balancing ethics and care in disorders of consciousness.” Summary: … Continue reading

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Episode 5: Public Perception of Psychiatric Interventions

Episode 5 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features guests Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine, Dr. Robyn Bluhm, Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at International Neuroethics Society and Society for Neuroscience meetings

Dr. Cabrera recently attended two events in Washington, D.C.: The International Neuroethics Society (INS) annual meeting, and the 47th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). International Neuroethics Society This year the INS meeting theme was “Honoring our History, Forging … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings, Mental Illness and Stigma

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Devan Stahl, PhD Over the past two months, we have witnessed two more mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, TX. Once again, these incidents bring up … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents poster at NEURON Symposium

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Riga, Latvia to attend and present at the ERA-NET NEURON (Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research) Cofund Mid-Term Symposium. Dr. Cabrera presented the poster “Contemporary Psychiatric Neurosurgery: Updates on a … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at two international conferences in June

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Denmark and Germany, where she presented at two international conferences. The 13th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry was held June 18-22 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry … Continue reading

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New article from Dr. Cabrera in ‘AJOB Neuroscience’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera has a new article in AJOB Neuroscience, titled “Beyond the Technology: Attribution and Agency in Treatments for Mental Disorders.” This publication from Dr. Cabrera and co-authors Rachel McKenzie and Robyn Bluhm is a result … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at 1st Congress for Ethics and Neurosurgery

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to attend and present at the 1st Congress for Ethics and Neurosurgery, held May 4-6. The congress was arranged by the Ethicolegal Committee of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies … Continue reading

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What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation?

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion Event Flyer What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation (DBS)? Are those concerns shared broadly for all aspects of DBS or alternatively are … Continue reading

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