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Venue: The upper terrace at the Duke
2 Russell Street Melbourne

26th June 2017 , 12:30pm - 2:00pm

$50.00 (inc. GST)

Bookings Close: 22nd June 2017

Melbourne Stories

Psychiatry: is the glass half full or half empty?

26th June 2017

Sidney Bloch AM is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne and Honorary Senior Psychiatrist at St Vincentís Hospital, Melbourne.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

He has published 14 books and over 200 articles and chapters, chiefly in the areas of psychotherapy, psycho-oncology and psychiatric ethics.

His main research interests are in family grief in the wake of a death from cancer, application of psychological therapies for women with breast cancer, families facing the loss of a parent from cancer and couples in† which the man has prostate cancer.

Throughout his career Sid has taught hundreds of medical students and psychiatric trainees, paying special attention to bridging the sciences and the humanities in medicine generally and psychiatry in particular, including the visual arts, literature, theatre, film and music.

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