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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Professor Stefan Priebe


Professor for Social and Community Psychiatry



Stefan Priebe graduated in Psychology and Medicine, and qualified as Neurologist, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist in Germany. Since 1997 he has been Professor for Social and Community Psychiatry at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL). He is also Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Service Development, and the NIHR Global Health Research Group for Developing Psycho-Social Interventions, and Research Director of the Institute for Population Health Sciences at QMUL.

He heads the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, a research group based in the Borough of Newham in East London. The group focuses on understanding how social interactions can be used to reduce mental distress, which includes the development and evaluation of novel interventions. 


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