Professor Daniel Freeman

Professor of Clinical Psychology, MRC Senior Clinical Fellow, Consultant Clinical Psychologist


Professor Freeman's research focuses on improving our understanding of and treatments for delusions and hallucinations. Drawing on a variety of approaches, including epidemiological studies, psychological experiments, clinical trials, and a ground-breaking virtual reality laboratory, he aims to develop carefully tested psychological treatments that will truly make a difference.

He is committed to making knowledge of the best psychological research and treatments for mental health problems available to the general public. He has written a number of popular science books on mental health issues. The latest, The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth about Men, Women, and Mental Health, sets out to answer a simple, but crucial, question: are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women?