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Medical Forum | An unexpected detour: Earthquake-related research

From the Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch

Jenny Jordan is a senior research fellow and clinical psychologist in the Clinical Research Unit at the Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch.

Her primary research focus has been on comparative psychotherapy trials for significant mental health problems, until the Canterbury earthquakes…

She will provide a brief overview of research into psychological impacts of the earthquakes undertaken at the Department of Psychological Medicine and will illustrate the novel application of metacognitive therapy for earthquake-related post-traumatic stress.

About Medical Forum

Medical Forum is a weekly lecture series presenting cutting edge medical research by leaders in their fields. The presentations are designed for health professionals, academics and clinical researchers, and students across the Division of Health Sciences (especially ELM, ALM, and postgraduate candidates). Medical Forum is hosted by the Otago Postgraduate Medical Society as a joint initiative with the Dunedin School of Medicine, the School of Biomedical Sciences, and the Southern District Health Board.

Date Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Time 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Audience All University,Alumni
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Seminar
Lecture
CampusDunedin
DepartmentPreventive and Social Medicine (DSM), Women's and Children's Health (DSM), Surgical Sciences (DSM), School of Physical Education, Psychological Medicine (DSM), Pathology (DSM), Dean's Department (DSM), Medicine (DSM), General Practice and Rural Health (DSM), Human Nutrition
LocationDental Blue Lecture Theatre | Ground Floor, Dentistry Building - Frederick Street entrance
Contact NameDr Sarah Soper
Contact Emailmedical.forum@otago.ac.nz
Websitehttp://www.otago.ac.nz/dsm/news/medicalforum.html

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