Dr Raj Persaud is a Consultant Psychiatrist who has worked at numerous prestigious institutions including The Bethlem Royal and Maudsley NHS Hospitals Trust in London and the Institute of Psychiatry plus the Institute of Neurology, University of London as well as Johns Hopkins Hospital in the USA. He is also well-known as a broadcaster and author of popular books about psychiatry, including ‘The Mind: A Users Guide’ which was published in 2007 and reached the top ten best-seller list.
Recently he was elected Fellow of University College London and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is patron or supporter of numerous mental health charities including OCD-UK, The Manic Depression Fellowship, Association of Post-Natal Illness, Childline, Action Aid and The Samaritans.
The Times Newspaper recently placed him as one of the Top Twenty Mental Health Gurus in the world.
He is now podcast editor for the Royal College of Psychiatrists and also now has a free app on iTunes and google play store entitled ‘Raj Persaud in conversation’, which includes a lot of free information on the latest research findings in mental health, plus interviews with top experts from around the world.