Professor Peter J Tyrer FMedSci
Professor of Community Psychiatry
Department of Medicine
Professor Peter J Tyrer
Peter Tyrer is the Interim Head of the Centre for Mental Health in the Division of Experimental Medicine and also Professor of Community Psychiatry.
His main interests are in models of delivering community psychiatric services, the classification and treatment of common mental illnesses, particularly anxiety and health anxiety, and the classification and management of personality disorders. He also leads on research into the management of patients with intellectual disability.
He is experienced in the management of those with severe mental illness, substance misuse and personality disorder and has developed a new treatment, nidotherapy, to help these people by making environmental, not personal, changes.