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Professor Swaran Singh

Prof Swaran Singh, FRCPsych

Head of Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Warwick

MD, FRCPsych, DM

Swaran Singh is Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry at Warwick Medical School.

He is also a Commissioner for Equality & Human Rights Commission, Director of the Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research at University of Warwick and an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist with the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust.

He initially trained as a surgeon in New Delhi, changing to psychiatry after witnessing the effects of violent trauma on children and young people. He spent five years at St George’s University of London as senior lecturer developing ETHOS early intervention in psychosis service, which was widely acknowledged for improving outcomes of young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis, with special focus on getting them back into education or work. In 2006, he joined Warwick University.

He has conducted research on early intervention in psychosis, culture & ethnicity in mental health, transition from child to adult care, mental health law & medical education

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The brain is a complicated organ, which makes mental health a complex subject. There are many types of mental health disorder, from the mild to the severe and even potentially life-threatening. Our experts explain some of the more common types you may encounter.

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With a condition as complicated as depression, two cases are rarely the same and the underlying reasons why you or those close to you are affected may need professional support to uncover. We may not be able to offer all the answers, but our experts have tackled some of the common questions that arise.

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