Prof. Dan Stein
University of Cape Town, South Africa
|Epidemiology of Trauma and its Impact
|Thursday, April 25th, 2024
|15:30 - 16:15
|Round Table 1
|Mechanisms of trauma
Dan J. Stein is Professor and Chair of the Dept of Psychiatry at the University of Cape Town, and Director of the South African Medical Research Council's Unit on Risk & Resilience in Mental Disorders. His training includes doctoral degrees in clinical neuroscience and in philosophy, and a post-doctoral fellowship in psychopharmacology. His work has focused on anxiety and related disorders, including obsessive-compulsive spectrum conditions and posttraumatic stress disorder, with research ranging from basic neuroscience through clinical research and on to public mental health. He has contributed to the field via collaboration (around Africa and the globe), mentorship (many past students are leaders in their field), and publication (google h-index > 160). His most recent volume is "Problems of Living: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Cognitive-Affective Science".