About this event

  • Date and time Thu 28 Sep 2023 from 6:00pm to 7:20pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Psychiatry

Join this informative webinar, part of the Mind Matters Series to hear Professor David Veale, a consultant psychiatrist and a visiting Professor in cognitive behavioural therapy at King’s College London, with an international reputation for research on the nature and treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). He leads a national specialist outpatient and residential unit service for people with severe treatment refractory OCD and BDD at the South London and Maudsley Trust and The Nightingale Hospitals. Professor David is well known for his training and teaching on this topic.

The evening will include discussions about body image in general as well as the evidence base for treating BDD, the effectiveness of interventions and the comorbidity with other mental health conditions. Professor David will be in conversation with his long-time collaborator and colleague, Professor Kevin Gournay, both of whom were beneficiaries of clinical and training experiences with Professor Isaac Marks at the Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College, London.

Within an informal conversation, the aims of this webinar will be to provide an overview of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), the effectiveness of interventions and the comorbidity of BDD with other mental health conditions; all in the context of body image in today’s society.

By attending this meeting, you will increase your understanding of:

• Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
• Effectiveness of interventions for BDD
• Comorbidity with other mental health conditions

This is a part of the Mind Matters webinar series presented by the RSM Psychiatry section. This webinar is CPD accredited.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 60 days for those that watch the recording. 
A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued 7 days after the webinar. 
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Welcome and introduction

Kevin Gournay, Emeritus Professor, King's College London and Honorary Professor, Matilda Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health University of Sydney

In conversation with Professor David Veale

Professor David Veale, Consultant Psychiatrist and Visiting Professor, King’s College London

Question and answer session
Close of meeting




Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.


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