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Depression & the Immune System:
from Madonna to Lady Gaga - Professor Carmine Pariante's Inaugural
Date: 12 December 2013
Venue: Institute of
Psychiatry, 16 De Crespigny Park, King's College London, SE5
We are delighted that the Institute of
Psychiatry's second inaugural lecture of 2013 will be given by
Professor Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry at
the Institute of Psychiatry and Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
in the associated South London and Maudsley NHS Trust.
The hypothesis of a link between depression and the immune system
was first proposed in the '80s, but the conceptual framework
underpinning this hypothesis has shifted dramatically over the
years, in the same way that musical taste and pop icons have
changed. Nevertheless, today, as in the '80s, this remains an
engaging and though-provoking area of research, which strikes at
the core of the relationship between the mind and the body, and is
relevant to the whole life-span, from pregnancy to old age: a
subject that will continue to excite both scientists and the
Contact: To attend RSVP to Hannah.1.Baker@kcl.ac.uk
Developments in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: An update
for senior clinicians
Date: 12 December 2013, 9am
Venue: Kennedy Lecture
Theatre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London
This popular one day course aims to update
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists and other mental
health professionals on the latest clinical and research findings
in child and adolescent mental health.
- Expert speakers will cover 12 wide-ranging
topics which include:
- Bipolar disorder in youth
- Child Mental health commissioning in
- Medically unexplained symptoms • Tourette
- Early onset psychosis
- Feeding disorders in young children
- Treating emerging personality
- Investigations before prescribing
- Youth gangs
- Medical care in eating disorders
- Group psychoeduction for autism.
The cost is £180, to include lunch and a
drinks reception. Please see the website for further details.
Contact: ICH Events, UCL
Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH.
email@example.com Tel. +44
(0)20 7905 2675/2699
Imagery and Psychological Disorders:
Date: Friday 13 December
Venue: Christophper Ingold
XLG1 Chemistry LT, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
Over the last 10 years imagery in
psychological disorders has become one of the most interesting and
dynamic areas of clinical research and clinical practice. A
deepening understanding of imagery in this context has led to
important discoveries on the processes of human distress and
innovations in its treatment. This conference will explore some of
the latest developments in this area.
Attendance is free for UCL DClinPsy trainees and £30 for all
others. We welcome colleagues from other disciplines.
Contact: To book a place contact Leah Markwick on
Recent Updates in Forensic
Date: 13 December 2013
Venue: The Royal Chace Hotel,
Enfield EN2 8AR
South Essex Partnership University NHS
Foundation Trust and St Andrew's invite you to attend the 7th
Annual PDP Conference of Secure Mental Health Services in the East
of England entitled 'Recent Updates in Forensic Psychiatry'.
This one day PDP conference provides an opportunity for colleagues
working in secure services across the East of England, and
neighbouring regions, to discuss and debate topical issues, hear
from prominent speakers about the developments in secure mental
healthcare, and to address some of the challenges we face in the
field. It also gives opportunities for networking and learning from
The conference is aimed at clinicians with an interest or
specialism in mental health/personality disorders, and those who
commission and case manage service users in secure care. We have
successfully run this conference for the past six years, and have
always been able to attract eminent speakers from different
backgrounds and expertise.
This year, we focus on Recent Updates in Forensic Psychiatry. The
morning session will focus on provision of specialist services in
secure care -the management of Autistic Spectrum Disorder in secure
care, and violence and offending in people with neuropsychiatric
conditions. Delegates will gain a better understanding of the
clinical challenges posed by these highly specialised groups in
forensic settings. The afternoon session will focus on a
Medico-Legal theme, giving insight into the challenges of working
as an expert psychiatric witness both from a clinician and Q.C.'s
Conference fee: £50.00 per person
Contact: Download the
flyer. To book your place or for further information please
contact Liz Evans at St Andrew's on 01604 616584 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Understanding Male Eating
Date: 17 December 2013
Venue: The Royal
Society For Public Health
Our key workshop ‘Understanding Male Eating
Disorders’ is delivered to professionals to encourage excellent
professional practice by tackling the misconceptions surrounding
We aim to give professionals a better understanding of eating
disorders in men so professionals can become more responsive to
men’s needs and recognise the barriers sufferers feel they face
when approaching treatment and recovery.
The workshop will:
- Explore some of the myths & misconceptions often associated
with male eating disorders.
- Look at eating disorders, definitions, contributing factors and
other associated conditions.
- Provide an insight into the issues men face getting help and
looking at real experiences from men who have suffered
- Examine the barriers men face in accessing services and looking
at ways professionals and services can overcome these barriers to
provide gender inclusive service provision.
This workshop is both informative and interactive leaving ample
opportunity to discuss the points raised in the workshop.
Contact: For more details,
please visit the website.