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Michael Turner

Psychiatrist, NHS Grampian in Aberdeen

Using Eye Movements to Diagnose Psychiatric Disorders

PRESENTED ON MAY 23, 2017
IN ABERDEEN @ VOL 19

Mike Turner is an academic psychiatry trainee working in Royal Cornhill Hospital. His week is split between four days of clinical work and one day of research. His speaks about the research project he is currently involved in which uses the tracking of eye movements as a tool to diagnose mental illness.

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Trigger warning:

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