Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
- Neuroscience, epigenetics and the intergenerational transmission of social life: exploring expectations and engagementsMartyn Pickersgill
University of Edinburgh, UK
Fam Relatsh Soc 3:481-484. 2014..g., around the early years). This enjoins scholarly attention to the uses to which science is put, but also to how and why biomedical knowledge comes to be imbued with certain kinds of salience (both by 'advocates' and by 'critics')...
- The changing brain: Neuroscience and the enduring import of everyday experienceMartyn Pickersgill
University of Edinburgh, UK
Public Underst Sci 24:878-92. 2015..In this respect, 'lay' knowledge has considerable import for the wider cultural authorisation of that of 'experts'. ..
- What is psychiatry? Co-producing complexity in mental healthMartyn Pickersgill
Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh E mail
Soc Theory Health 10:328-347. 2012..Engagements with psychiatry are, I argue, best furthered by recognising its multifaceted nature...
- Regulatory or regulating publics? The European Union's regulation of emerging health technologies and citizen participationMark L Flear
Lecturer in Law, School of Law, Queen s University Belfast, 28 University Square, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK
Med Law Rev 21:39-70. 2013..In so doing, we show not only how publics (do not) regulate technologies, but also how citizens themselves are regulated through the techniques of participation...
- From 'implications' to 'dimensions': science, medicine and ethics in societyMartyn D Pickersgill
Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Health Care Anal 21:31-42. 2013..In sum, engagements between STS and bioethics are increasingly important in order to understand and manage the complex dynamics between science, medicine and ethics in society...
- Standardising antisocial personality disorder: the social shaping of a psychiatric technologyMartyn Pickersgill
Centre for Population Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
Sociol Health Illn 34:544-59. 2012..In particular, by considering it as a technology, I elaborate how processes of path dependency constrain innovation and how imaginaries of users and publics are implicated in the APA debates constitutive of this...
- From psyche to soma? Changing accounts of antisocial personality disorders in the American Journal of PsychiatryMartyn Pickersgill
Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
Hist Psychiatry 21:294-311. 2010..If the pendulum swings, therefore, not all psychiatrists move with it...
- Research, engagement and public bioethics: promoting socially robust scienceMartyn D Pickersgill
Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, Teviot Place, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
J Med Ethics 37:698-701. 2011....
- 'Promising' therapies: neuroscience, clinical practice, and the treatment of psychopathyMartyn Pickersgill
Centre for Population Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh
Sociol Health Illn 33:448-64. 2011....
- Psyche, soma, and science studies: new directions in the sociology of mental health and illnessMartyn D Pickersgill
Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Scotland, UK
J Ment Health 19:382-92. 2010..Benefit may be afforded through engagement with the discipline of science and technology studies (STS), which is concerned explicitly with the relationships between science and society...
- NICE guidelines, clinical practice and antisocial personality disorder: the ethical implications of ontological uncertaintyM D Pickersgill
Public Health Sciences Section, Division of Community Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Edinburgh, UK
J Med Ethics 35:668-71. 2009..This paper thus raises key questions regarding the place and role of ethics within the current and future remit of NICE...