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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


38-40 Blackfriars Road
Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8PB

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UK Palestine Mental Health Network

Speakers: Dr Brian Barber, Nimisha Patel and Dr Derek Summerfield

The Gaza Strip, Palestine is a war zone.  IN the ast five years its residents have experienced three wars that have cost the lives of over 3000 citizens.  Recently returned fromThe Gaza Strip Professor Brian Barber will provide an in deth account of the acale and type if mental health problems facing Palestinian professionals. Dr Barber will also speak about his decades of work in the The Gaza Strip that has looked at the longitudinal effects of the occupation and war on the well-being of children and adolescents.  Dr Patel, a clinial psychologist, will provide important insights as a mental health professional who has worked in Gaza fr large providers of mental health care such as the United Nations.  Dr Summerfield, psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley Trust, has vast experience researching trauma and war, and will provide a more nuanced view on some of the limits of the recent rise of a global mental health discourse


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