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Can Psychiatry Make Medicine Better? | Department Seminar Series

Professor Michael Sharpe, University of Oxford

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 9.30am to 10.30am

As part of the Department Seminar Series | Michaelmas Term 2022, Professor Michael Sharpe, University of Oxford provides a lecture on Can Psychiatry Make Medicine Better?, chaired by Professor Belinda Lennox. Medicine struggles to care effectively for patients with certain types of problems. These include physical symptoms unexplained by disease, depression in the medically ill and complex multimorbidity in the elderly. Does adding bespoke psychiatric interventions help? In this talk I will share some highlights from many years researching this question and discuss what we have learned and what challenges remain. This is an in-person lecture, hosted in the Seminar Room.

Developing community level psychology support for Adolescents living with HIV in rural South Africa | Child and Adolescent Mental Health Seminar Series

Nothando Ngwenya, Wellcome Career Development Fellow, African Health Research Institute

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 12.15pm to 1.15pm

ONLINE ONLY. For the link to join, please contact, or access the Zoom link directly from SharePoint: