Participants gained an understanding of the core diagnostic features of anorexia and bulimia, as well as common challenges in working with this cohort of clients. There was also guidance on discussing the diagnosis with patients and an overview of the treatment of personality disorders from a psychiatric perspective.
Dr. Obuaya graduated from Royal Free & University College Medical School in 2005. He also has an International Health BSc from University College London, was awarded an MBA with Merit from Imperial College London, and has attained the Cardiff University/Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate.
He completed his training in General Adult Psychiatry in London, where he works as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS. His main areas of special interest are primary care psychiatry, and the mental health of refugees and asylum seekers. He has also co-authored papers in peer-reviewed journals on culture-bound syndromes and service development.
He has attained the Cardiff University/Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate and regularly compiles medico-legal reports for criminal and civil Courts, including immigration proceedings and the Court of Protection. He is actively involved in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching in mental health as well as the commissioning of primary and secondary health care services, and was the secondary care doctor on the Governing Body of Brent CCG for two years.
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