Understanding Risk Factors for the Development of Psychosis: Early Findings from the Adolescent and Brain Cognitive (ABCD) Study
The Department of Psychiatry welcomes Deanna Barch, PhD from Washington University on November 8, 2019 as the featured speaker for our Distinguished Scientist Lecture series. Dr. Barch is Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Psychiatry, and Radiology and serves as Chair of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences.
Dr. Barch’s research focuses on understanding normative patterns cognitive function and brain connectivity and the mechanisms that give rise to the challenges in behavior and cognition found in illnesses such as schizophrenia and depression, utilizing psychological, neuroimaging and computational approaches. She is Chair of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University. She is Deputy Editor at Biological Psychiatry and was previously Editor-in-Chief of Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. Dr. Barch is on the scientific boards of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, the One Mind Foundation, and the Stanley Foundation and a member of the NIMH Research Diagnostic Criteria Committee. Dr. Barch was on the Executive Committee of the Association for Psychological Science and the Scientific Council of the NIMH. She is a Fellow of both the Association for Psychological Science and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and a member of the Society for Experimental Psychology.
Date & Time. November 8, 2019 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Auditorium
Learning Objectives. At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to:
Discuss how to identify how to assess early emerging psychotic like experiences
Identify developmental correlates of early emerging psychotic like experiences
Understand neural correlates of early emerging psychotic like experiences
For More Information. Please contact Frances Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org.