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Terry Brugha

Professor
Department of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Biography

MD (NUI), FRCPsych I have worked as an Adult General Psychiatrist since 1977 and I am now working as a clinical specialist in autism in adult general psychiatry. I am presently the lead investigator on the first ever large scale epidemiological survey of autism spectrum disorders in adults, the Chair of the WHO Advisory Committee of SCAN, and lead a programme of observational and experimental research into the prevention of depression in women in the context of childbirth.

Research Interest

Epidemiological surveys of adult autism spectrum disorders and other mental disorders Prevention of perinatal depression Measurement (psychopathology, stressful life events, social networks, autism in adulthood) Social support networks Evaluation of services for the severely mentally ill

Publications

  • Bentall R, Kinderman P, Rowse G, Brugha T, Blagrove M, et al., (2017). The effects of improving sleep on mental health (OASIS): a randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis. 4(10):749-758.

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