Accurate evaluation of threats in our environment enables us to choose and perform adaptive behaviours. However, responding flexibly to threatening stimuli can be challenging for those with mental illness. The combination of rigid threat estimation characterises most major anxiety disorders, and these symptoms are also observed amongst individuals suffering with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) alongside rigid behavioural […]
The curious adventures of a lab fly. An interview with Julia Gottwald on science communication.
Hannah Jongsma interviewed Julia Gottwald. Julia also writes for the Psychiatry News Team, and has just been awarded the Public Communications Prize by the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP). Congratulations Julia! It’s been quite a month for you, hasn’t it? Yes! I was in Seoul (South-Korea) when I found out I had won the Prize. I […]