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You’re Going To Get Mentally Ill – Now What? (Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas 2019)

Research has got to the point that researchers like Stephen Lawrie (The University of Edinburgh) can predict who will get some major mental illnesses years before they develop.

The overall accuracy of these predictions is about the same as in cancer screening.

A key question now is: would you want to know if you, a child or parent was at high risk?

Your answer might depend on how effective any treatment would be, the risk of false positive and false negative diagnoses, and the overall cost.

Are there other factors?

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Event Details

  • Date
    04 Aug - 09 Aug
  • Venue
    New Town Theatre
  • Duration
    60 mins
  • Age
    12 And Above (12+)
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