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Prof. Eileen M. Joyce

Eileen M. Joyce psiquiatra Controversias Psiquiatría Barcelona
University College London, Reino Unido
Ponencia Resistencia al tratamiento del TOC
Fecha Sábado, 27 de Abril, 2019
Hora 9:45 a 10:30


Eileen Joyce is a Professor of Neuropsychiatry at The Institute of Neurology, University College London. Her current research focuses on interventions for neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, OCD and Tourette’s syndrome and their mechanisms of action. Her clinic work includes the management of complex neuropsychiatric disorders such as conversion disorder, Parkinson’s disease and Tourette’s syndrome. She is involved in clinical studies of deep brain stimulation and neurosurgical ablation for severe mental illness.

Professor Joyce obtained her first degree in experimental psychology and PhD in dopamine psychopharmacology from the University of Cambridge. She then went on to study medicine also at Cambridge. She trained in psychiatry at the Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals and spent several years as a research worker at the Institute of Psychiatry, where she was a Wellcome Trust Lecturer in Mental Health. This was followed by time at the USA National Institutes of Health. Before moving to UCL/UCLH, she was Professor of Neuropsychiatry at Imperial College London before to moving to UCL.

She is Chairman of the Faculty of Neuropsychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists.