Can Eye-Movements be Used to Diagnose Psychiatric Disorders?

Can Eye-Movements be Used to Diagnose Psychiatric Disorders?

 

An evening of mental health research and awareness with Q&A
June 29, 2017
Room G.03, 50 George Square, Edinburgh

6 - 7.30 pm, preceded by refreshments at 5.30pm.

Come and join us for an evening of discussions surrounding Mental Health research, care and services.

The evening will begin with a short presentation by Dr Philip Benson to outline the promising findings that eye-movements have the potential to be used as a tool to help with mental health diagnoses.  Dr Benson will then join an expert panel including:

  • Alison Cairns, Chief Executive, Bipolar Scotland
  • Dr Pauline McConville, Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal Edinburgh Hospital 
  • Jane Sutherland, Lead Occupational Therapist, South West Community Mental Health Team

All questions/comments welcome whether specific to the eye-movement study or more broadly about aspects of mental health/mental health research in general.

If you'd prefer to send your questions in advance, please email them to Barbara.Duff@ed.ac.uk, these can also be asked on the night. 

Join us from 5.30pm for refreshments, the presentations will begin at 6pm.