How can neuro-biological models help us understand adolescent depression?

How can neuro-biological models help us understand adolescent depression?

 

May 8, 2017
Project Room 1.06, University of Edinburgh, 50 George Street , Edinburgh EH2 2LE

This seminar is the first in a series of three with a focus on Adolescent Depression, and is organised as a collaboration between The University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow and University of Reading.

The overarching objectives of the seminar series are to advance theoretical understanding of adolescent depression, and discuss the implications on developing more effective evidence based interventions and preventative strategies.

In this first seminar the focus will be on neuro-biological models of adolescent depression, we are delighted to have the following speakers:

Prof. Rebecca Reynolds, University of Edinburgh, on the role of cortisol in depression

Prof. Stephany Biello, University of Glasgow, on sleep research

Dr. Ciara McCabe, University of Reading, on neuroimaging findings

The seminar will also feature short PhD presentations

Light refreshment will be served.

Full programme to follow.

For enquires, please contact Anders Jespersen [a.jespersen@ed.ac.uk, 0131 537 6243]

This seminar is funded by the British Psychologial Society and the NRS Mental Health Network, coordinated by Dr Stella Chan, University of Edinburgh.