Browsing Category Hubris Syndrome

Open Mind: Interviews with Richard Heffner

Lord David Owen Open Mind Interviews With Richard Heffner

Open Mind:  Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership, Part I

Open Mind:  Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership, Part II

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Psychiatry and politicians – afterword

Published in the The Psychiatrist

Commentary on… Psychiatry and politicians

See special article, pp. 140-145, and commentary, pp. 148-150, this issue.

“Lord Owen has alerted us to the dangers of ill health in heads of government, especially if they strive to keep their illnesses secret. The description of the hubris syndrome is still at an early stage but Owen has provided psychiatrists and other physicians with useful guidance …


Winston Churchill Memorial Lecture – By Lord Owen

ANNUAL WINSTON CHURCHILL MEMORIAL LECTURE: Delivered By The Rt Hon Lord Owen

ROYAL COLLEGE OF DEFENCE STUDIES, LONDON THURSDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2010

Lord Owen delivers lecture on whether the decision making of some of our great leaders in the Second World War was affected by illness …… download full lecture here

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Speech to the New York Hospital / Cornell Medical Society and Payne Whitney Clinic Psychiatry Grand Round

SPEECH BY THE RT HON LORD OWEN

WEDNESDAY, 6 OCTOBER 2010

Download Speech here, includes footnotes/references.

I am well aware that it must be a manifestation of a hubristic trait to seek to define a new medical syndrome some forty years after I have ceased to practice clinical medicine! An article in BRAIN published in May 2009 which I wrote with Jonathan Davidson was entitled “Hubris Syndrome: An Acquired …


In Sickness and In Power: Hubris Syndrome and The Business World

In Sickness and In Power: Hubris Syndrome and The Business World

Speech by The Rt Hon Lord Owen at The Association of British Neurologists Joint Annual Meeting, Liverpool, 25 June 2009

Lord Owen speaks on hubris syndrome in the business world. A full copy of the speech can be downloaded  here

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