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Thrive: the power of evidence-based psychological therapies

Centre for Economic Performance public conversation

Date: Thursday 10 July 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor David M Clark, Professor Lord Layard, Andrew Marr

This event marks the launch of David Clark and Richard Layard’s new book, Thrive|,
which argues that mental health problems are pervasive. They have massive social
impacts and huge economic costs. They can be effectively treated by evidence-based
psychological therapies, but these are not widely available. They should be. 

David M. Clark is professor of experimental psychology at the University of Oxford and a leading clinical psychologist. His work particularly focuses on understanding and treating anxiety disorders.

Richard Layard is emeritus professor of economics at LSE and was founder-director of its Centre for Economic Performance. He is the author of the best-seller Happiness and a member of the House of Lords.

Andrew Marr (@MarrShow|) is a journalist, broadcaster and author. He hosts the BBC1 programme The Andrew Marr Show and BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEthrive

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ| or contact us at events@lse.ac.uk| 0207 955 6043. 

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