1 Introduction to epidemiologic research methods (Glyn Lewis).
1.1 What is epidemiology?
1.2 Causation in medicine.
1.3 Causal inference.
1.4 The future for psychiatric epidemiology.
2 Analysis of categorical data: The odds ratio as a measure of association and beyond (Garrett M. Fitzmaurice and Caitlin Ravichandran).
2.2 Inference for a single proportion.
2.3 Analysis of 2 x 2 contingency tables.
2.4 Analysis of sets of 2 x 2 contingency tables.
2.5 Logis... MORE
Dr. Mauricio Tohen obtained his MD degree from the National University of Mexico. He completed a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a Fellowship in Psychopharmacology at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He obtained his doctorate in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health and an MBA from the University of Indiana. From 1988 to 1997 he was the clinical Director of the Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program at McLean Hospital. From 1997 to 2008 he worked at Lilly Research Laboratories in Indianapolis, Indiana where he reached the most senior scientific rank of Distinguished Lilly Scholar. In 2009 he was appointed to the Krus endowed chair in Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio. His research has focused on the clinical epidemiology and psychopharmacological treatments of bipolar disorder. Professor Tohen has over 200 original publications and over 500 book chapters and scientific abstracts. He has co-edited Mood Disorders Across the Lifespan and Bipolar Psychopharmacology, and has also edited Comorbidity in Affective Disorders.
Professor Peter Jones is Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. His particular clinical interest is in psychotic illness and asking questions about causes and treatment. His research concerns lifecourse influences on adult mental health and illness, and the interface between population-based and biological investigation and explanations.
He is a member of the Wellcome Trust Clinical Epidemiology Research Board and the HTA Commissioning Board.