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Dr Allen Shand
Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Allen Shand

Dr Allen Shand is a visiting consultant psychiatrist and has been practising out of the Priory Aberdeen Consulting Rooms since 2011. He sees adults with a wide range of disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD and psychosis.

In addition to the above Dr Shand has a special interest in seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

He offers prompt appointments and runs early evening clinics but other times can be accommodated.  

Training

  • MB ChB 1999, University of Aberdeen
  • MRCPsych 2003, Royal College of Psychiatrists 
  • Basic Psychiatric training, Aberdeen
  • Specialist Psychiatric Training, Aberdeen

Research interests

Dr Shand has a research interest in bipolar disorder and SAD

Clinical articles and research papers:

  • The Seasonality of bipolar affective  disorder: Comparison with a primary care sample using the Seasonal Pattern  Assessment Questionnaire;  Journal of Affective Disorders 2011
  • Seasonal symptoms in bipolar and   primary care patients; Journal of Affective Disorders 2011
  • White Matter Integrity in Individuals at High Risk of Bipolar Disorder;  Biological Psychiatry 2011
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