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Event:New NICE Guidance for the Treatment of Depression: Saturday 9 September 2017

New NICE Guidance for the Treatment of Depression: Implications and Evaluation

Saturday 9 September 2017

Depression is the major mental health problem in terms of burden of disease.
After years of preparatory work a new set of NICE guidelines for major depression is about
to be released. This new guidance is destined to affect many of our lives.

Presenters will include:
Sarah Byford, Kings College London, UK
Alex Sutton, University of Leicester, UK
Steve Pilling, University College London, UK
Steven Hollon,Vanderbilt University, USA
Willem Kuyken,University of Oxford, UK
Heather O’Mahen,University

Event:UCL Psychoanalysis Conference, 1-3 December 2017

Psychoanalysis Unit
Research Dept of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology
UCL Division of Psychology and Language Science

UCL Psychoanalysis Conference

Anxiety, Dread and Fear

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd December 2017, UCL Main Campus

Speakers

Rosine Jozef Perelberg

The Riddle of Anxiety

Vic Sedlak

From Dread to Anxiety

Gigliola Fornari Spoto

Anxiety and the Epistemophilic Instinct

Clinical Seminar Leaders

Robin Anderson, David Bell,

Donald Campbell, Peter Fonagy,

Chris Mawson, Edna O’ Shaughnessy,

Rosine Jozef Perelberg,

Irma Brenman Pick, Vic Sedlak,

Gigliola Fornari

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Publication of landmark psychoanalytic psychotherapy for depression study

A landmark research study has been published in the World Psychiatry Journal by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Mental Health Trust.

The Tavistock Adult Depression Study (TADS) provides significant evidence for the efficacy of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy for NHS patients suffering from chronic depression.

Started over ten years ago, the study is the first randomised controlled trial in the NHS to establish if this type of psychotherapy can help people not helped by treatments currently provided: antidepressants, short-term courses of counselling or cognitive behavioural