Dr Rosie Mayston
Senior Lecturer in Global Mental Health
- Biomedical and life sciences
- Mental Health
Dr Rosie Mayston is a Senior Lecturer in Global Mental Health, in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. She is also a Senior Researcher in the Centre for Global Mental Health, Health Service & Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.
She is a mixed-methods researcher with a background in anthropology and demography. Her research focuses on mental health and chronic physical illness amongst people living in low and middle-income countries.
Her PhD was in psychiatric epidemiology, focusing on HIV, common mental disorders and access to services in Goa, India. Following her PhD, she developed an interest in broader issues around chronic illness and mental health, in particular, how comorbidity might be best managed and treated to achieve positive physical and mental health outcomes and what systems might be necessary to achieve this.
- Medical innovations for chronic conditions
- Families and communities
Rosie is involved in a number of projects focusing on mental health in low and middle-income countries, including those with a specific focus on older age. She is member of the 10/66 Dementia Research Group, which explores the social aspects of ageing.