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George M. Slavich, Ph.D. Lecture at Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences, Jan 10th 2007
By Prosper Radonic | Published  01/9/2007 | Science , Events | Unrated
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Life Stress and the Development of Depression

George M. Slavich, Ph.D.

McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences

Meštrovićevo šetalište b.b.

Split, Croatia
Wednesday, January 10th, 2006
6:00pm  8:00pm

 

Depression is one of the most common and one of the most disabling psychological conditions. It is estimated to afflict nearly 100 million people worldwide each year and it is often associated with serious social and economic costs. In this talk, Dr. George M. Slavich of McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School will discuss the many interesting ways in which life stress influences the development of depression. Immediately after the talk, Dr. Slavich will host a one-hour discussion and brainstorming session devoted to answering questions about life stress and depression.


Biosketch for George M. Slavich, Ph.D.

George M. Slavich is originally from Santa Clara, California, and is currently a clinical psychology intern at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, and a clinical fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He completed undergraduate and graduate coursework at Stanford University, earning a bachelors degree with honors in psychology, a masters degree in psychology, and a masters degree in communication. He subsequently received a masters degree and his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon.

Dr. Slavichs research interests focus on physical and mental illness, with a particular emphasis on life stress and psychopathology. His current program of research on this topic investigates the roles that life stress, cognitive biases, physiological, and neurobiological factors play in the genesis and maintenance of depression.

Dr. Slavich has been nationally recognized in the United States for distinguished scholarship, research, teaching, and service. In the past five years he has given more than 15 invited talks and more than 30 scientific presentations on his research, and in the past three years he has received major teaching and research awards from the University of Oregon, the Western Psychological Association, the Western Psychological Foundation, Psi Chi -- The National Honor Society in Psychology, the Society for Research in Psychopathology, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Slavich was born and raised in the United States, but Croatia holds a very special place in his heart because his mother is originally from Split and because his fathers parents are originally from Brač. This will be his tenth 'visit home' to Croatia.


Predavanje : Stres i razvoj depresije u svakodnevnom životu,  George M.Slavich, Ph.D. 

U organizaciji Instituta Medils u srijedu 10.01.2007.godine, u 18.00 h, održati će se predavanj Stres i razvoj depresije u svakodnevnom životu. Predavanje će održati George M.Slavich, Ph.D.,  sa McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School  u prostorijama Instituta, Meštrovićevo šetalište b.b.

Predavanje je na engleskom jeziku, besplatno i otvoreno za sve zainteresirane građane.

U svom predavanju Dr.Slavich govoriti će o depresiji kao jednoj od najraširenijih psiholoških pojava koja svake godine širom svijeta zahvaća gotovo 100 milijuna ljudi. Također, u vezi s tim za društvo uzrokuje ozbiljne socijalne i ekonomske probleme.  Utjecaj stresa u svakodnevnom životu na različite načine ima utjecaja na poticanje razvoja depresije. Nakon predavanja Dr. Slavich otvoriti će diskusiju i odgovarati na pitanja.

Dr. Slavich na temu svojih istraživanja održao je više od 15 predavanje i više od 30 znanstvenih prezentacija. Dobitnik je značajnih nagrada za predavanje i istraživački rad od značajnih institucija i asocijacija : University of Oregon, the Western Psychological Association, the Western Psychological Foundation, Psi Chi -- The National Honor Society in Psychology, the Society for Research in Psychopathology, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Psychological Association.

Zahvaljujemo na dosadašnjoj suradnji i srdačan pozdrav,

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