Professor Sir David Goldberg is a psychologist and psychiatrist best known for his work in psychiatric epidemiology. He developed the General Health Questionnaire and advocated a bio-social model for mental disorders. He was educated at William Ellis School and Hertford College, Oxford. He took a degree in psychology and went on to do his clinical work at He as a DPM project, and developed it further for his DM degree. After leaving the Institute he spent a year in Philadelphia before returning to Manchester as a senior lecturer. In 1972 he was appointed Professor and Head of Department at Manchester and spent the next 20 years building up the Department. He returned to the Maudsley in 1993 as Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Research and Development, and was knighted in 1997. He became a Professor Emeritus of King's College London in 2000. Sir David was the inaugural winner of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Lifetime Achievement Award. Prof. Sir David Goldberg is presenting in Spoken English.
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