41 min

#88 Protecting Physical Health in People with Mental Illness with Dr Joe Firth PhD The GP Show

    • Medicine

Dr Joseph Firth completed his PhD at The University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. His research covers multiple aspects of health behaviours (including physical activity, sedentary behaviour, sleep, technology and diet) and the interaction this has with mental illness and brain health - particularly in young people. Recently he headed The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness.

Dr Joseph Firth completed his PhD at The University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. His research covers multiple aspects of health behaviours (including physical activity, sedentary behaviour, sleep, technology and diet) and the interaction this has with mental illness and brain health - particularly in young people. Recently he headed The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness.

41 min