Open lecture – The clinical assessment of mood after severe acquired brain injury
Join us for a lecture on how we can best assess the mood of patients with severe acquired brain injury (ABI)
Alexandra Rose, Principal Clinical Psychologist on the RHN Brain injury Service, is currently completing a PhD in psychological medicine at the University of Glasgow. Under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Evans, she is investigating the assessment of mood following severe ABI.
Due to associated severe and persisting cognitive difficulties after ABI, some patients are unable to participate in formal mood screens and assessment. Difficulties with accurate and valid assessment increases the risk of under or over diagnosis in this vulnerable population, and can influence the associated treatment choices. Her focus is to clarify how we can best assess the mood of patients with severe ABI.
During this lecture, Alexandra will discuss the results of her systematic review as well as the themes elicited from interviews with clinical psychologists working with this patient group.
Principal Clinical Psychologist
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
The lecture is free but please register online to receive the joining details.
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