Partner: Stefan Priebe, Professor of Social & Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London

Preferred contact:
Twitter (@stefanpriebe, @QMULSocialPsych).
Key Words: mental health service research, novel psychosocial treatments, evaluation, social interactions in mental health care, helping relationships Resident in: UK; Working in: UK; Area(s) of Interest in VBP:Communications/personal, policy/service provision, Research/mental health care, Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork, Services/development, concepts of care;Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Medical humanities/arts; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health/General, Mental health/social and community psychiatry, psychosocial interventions
Brief Description of Work:
I head the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, a research group located in the London Borough of Newham, which is also the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development.
In various roles in the UK and abroad, I am involved in both developing services and steering research activities in psychiatry. My research aims to advance a social paradigm to study mental health and focuses on understanding helpful relationships, developing novel therapeutic approaches and evaluating complex interventions in mental health care.
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