Prof. Roger S. McIntyre

University of Toronto, Canada

Featured Speech: COVID-19 effect on mental health and implications for care

Biography:

Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Canada
Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network

Dr. Roger McIntyre is currently a Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at the University of Toronto and Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at the University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.

Dr. McIntyre is also Executive Director of the Brain and Cognition Discovery Foundation in Toronto, Canada. Dr. McIntyre is also Director as well as Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Dr. McIntyre is also Professor and Nanshan Scholar at Guangzhou Medical University, and Adjunct Professor College of Medicine at Korea University. Dr. McIntyre is also Clinical Professor State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA and Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences University of California School of Medicine, Riverside, California, USA. Dr. McIntyre is the founder of the Canadian Rapid Treatment Centre of Excellence (CRTCE) and the CEO of Braxia Scientific Corp.

Abstract:

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global public health crisis and also represents a global mental health crisis. This presentation will highlight the epidemiology of the mental health crisis with special attention paid to social economic and spatial determinants and will discuss mechanisms that would be mediating the increase rate of mental health related disorders and strategies at the population and individual level that can mitigate the risk.

Abstract

Prof. Roger S. McIntyre

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global public health crisis and also represents a global mental health crisis. This presentation will highlight the epidemiology of the mental health crisis with special attention paid to social economic and spatial determinants and will discuss mechanisms that would be mediating the increase rate of mental health related disorders and strategies at the population and individual level that can mitigate the risk.