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8-3-2012 | Exploring The Stigma of Epilepsy

07 January 2012
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Public Information Evening

Thursday, 8th March
The Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7
Guest Speaker: Dr. Niall Pender, Beaumont Hospital

52% of people with epilepsy report experiencing epilepsy stigma

This event will look at:

  • why epilepsy stigma exists
  • how stigma is manifested
  • the impact of stigma
  • what can be done to minimise stigma

Dr. Pender is Head of the Department of Psychology and Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist at Beaumont Hospital. He also holds a part-time lectureship at Trinity College Dublin, is a Member of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and the Irish Institute of Clinical Neuroscience. He is the Past President of the Psychological Society of Ireland.

This is a free event but places are limited.

To book a place, contact Ashley at info@epilepsy.ie or 01 4557500.

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