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Covid-19 and Mental Health

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Talk by Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft

The University of East London’ School of Psychology is hosting a discussion about the mental health impacts caused by the Covid-19 virus and the implementation of measures to curb the spread of the infection.

The online event will take place on 11 November, from 4.15pm-5.15pm. To register for the talk, go to the Eventbrite page.

Guest of honour is consultant psychiatrist and leading academic Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft. His presentation will cover four main areas.

  • Impacts on the general population
  • Impacts on people with pre-existing mental illness
  • Impacts on people who provide essential services and are at increased risk of infection
  • Impacts on people who are infected by Covid-19

About the presenter

Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft is Professor of Community Psychiatry at the Centre for Global Mental Health and the Centre for Implementation Science, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.

He also works as a consultant psychiatrist at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in a local community mental health team in Lambeth.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, is a National Institute of Health Research Senior Investigator Emeritus and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Honorary Fellow of King’s College London and the Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

He has authored or edited over 30 books and over 580 peer-reviewed papers.

Wednesday, 11 November 2020