How our lives affect our biology (and what we can do about it)

Olympia Gianfrancesco (Invited speaker)

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

Invited speaker at the launch event for ERICCA, the Edinburgh Research and Innovation Centre for Complex and Acute Mental Health Problems. This talk was presented predominantly to researchers in clinical psychology, mental health nursing, and social work. The talk gave an accessible overview of the effects of trauma and psychological therapy interventions on the DNA methylation of individuals with mental health conditions.
Period30 May 2019
Held at• Edinburgh Research and Innovation Centre for Complex and Acute Mental Health Problems (ERICCA) , United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal

Keywords

  • Psychosis
  • schizophrenia
  • genetics
  • epigenetics
  • psychological therapy
  • G x E
  • trauma
  • recovery