Dr Sirous Mobini
Dr Mobini completed his PhD at the University of Nottingham investigating the roles of the ascending monoaminergic pathways and the orbitofrontal cortex in impulse control using behavioural analysis methods. As a post doctorate research fellow, he has worked at Sussex and Birmingham universities and as a clinical lecturer and senior clinical lecturer at the University of East Anglia, University of Newcastle (Australia) and University College London. Dr Mobini is an honorary Senior Research Fellow at UCL.
Dr Mobini is currently working as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services at Priory Healthcare. As a clinician, Dr Mobini has previously worked in mental health and neurorehabilitation services in the NHS, Livability, and St Andrew’s Healthcare, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust,. Dr Mobini has published his research in a number of peer reviewed journals. His research interests include neuropsychological rehabilitation for people with brain injury and developing psychological therapies for people with impulse control issues.
Impulsivity and brain injury rehabilitation
Impulsivity is a common sequela of brain injury and patients often have significant difficulties in regulating their urges and impulses, resulting in debilitating social and occupational functioning. Impulsiveness is a multifaceted construct with emotional, cognitive, and behavioural components and there is no consensual definition or measure to assess this construct. This presentation will discuss impulsivity in a broader context and its association with brain injury along with some psychological interventions.
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