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Prof Gill Livingston
Division of Psychiatry
6th Floor, Maple House, 149 tottenham Court Road
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  • Professor of Psychiatry of Older People
  • Division of Psychiatry
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary

I lead the Lancet standing committee on dementia prevention, intervention and care

START intervention

Prevention of dementia 

Caregivers of people with dementia-prevalence of psychological ill health, determinants, interventions, coping strategies

End of life and dementia

Agitation and other neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia

Ethnic elders -prevalence of mental health problems,access to services

Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia- prevalence and management

Elder abuse in dementia- prevalence, detection, determinants, management, views of elder abuse.

Quality of life in dementia -psychometrics and determinants

Depression in dementia- prevalence, covariates and management

THE LASER-AD study: The course and determinants of Alzheimer's Disease- vascular risk, succesful ageing; anxiety, depression and coping for carers, effect of antipsychotics in AD; neuropsychiatric symptoms-prevalence and natural history; depression and exercise in AD, quality of life in AD.

Successful ageing in cognitive adversity

Incapacity and carers making choices in dementia

Teaching Summary

I am chair of the board of examiners for MScs in the Division of Psychiatry. iser for year 2 of the MSc in psychiatric research.
I teach on the MSc courses
I supervise masters projects and PhDs. 

I supervise post doctoral fellows

I am a member of the undergraduate education committee

Academic Background
1981   Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery University of Glasgow
    Incomplete CV To be updated
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