Andrew is a UCLH NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Principal Clinical Fellow at the UCL Division of Psychiatry and a Consultant Psychiatrist in Camden and Islington Foundation Trust. He uses electronic health records and population cohorts to help our understanding of clinical epidemiology of dementia. In particular he is interested in the effects of dementia on social cognition and social functioning.
Andrew Sommerlad appraises a recent review on the efficacy of interventions for depression in people with dementia, which identified several non-drug treatments that can have a meaningful effect on depressive symptoms in dementia.[read the full story...]
Andrew Sommerlad reviews a new systematic review and meta-analysis and asks: Can two questions identify depression in older people?
This is the second in a new series of Mental Elf blogs produced in partnership with the British Journal of Psychiatry.[read the full story...]
Andrew Sommerlad writes his debut blog on a comparison of the prevalence of dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012.[read the full story...]