Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

Dr Seth A. Mensah, MB ChB, MSc, DPM, MRCPsych

Seth is a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and has been part of the multi-disciplinary team at Richardson Care since November 2014. His special interest areas are the neurocognitive, neurobehavioural and neuropsychiatric aspects of Acquired Brain Injury and Epilepsy. He was most recently a member of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) sub-commission, which developed international guidelines for the management of neuropsychiatric disorders associated with epilepsy. He has authored chapters in textbooks of intellectual disability, neurological disorders and epilepsy. He also has published original research articles on the psychiatric disorders in traumatic brain injury and epilepsy in peer-reviewed journals.

See Dr Seth Mensah talking about his role at Richardson Care in this video.

Selected publications:

Mensah SA & Kerr MP. Depression and Traumatic Brain Injury in “Depression in Neurologic Disorders” edited by Kanner A and published by Blackwell-Wiley Publishers.

Mensah SA & Fraser WI. Neurodevelopmental disorders – A review of the current evidence in “Physical Illness and Intellectual Disability – A review of the evidence” edited by O’Hara, McCarthy and Bouras and published on behalf of the World Psychiatry Association by Cambridge University Press.

Mensah SA & Kerr MP. Behavioral and psychiatric effects in patients with multiple disabilities and epilepsy in “Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice” edited by Schachter, Holmes, and Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite and published by Demos Medical Publishing, New York.

Kerr M, Mensah S, Besag F et al. International consensus clinical practice statements for the treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions associated with epilepsy. Published in Epilepsia vol. 52(11);2133-2138.

Mensah SA et al. The prevalence and clinical implications of depression in a community population of adults with epilepsy. Published in Epilepsy & Behavior Vol. 8;213-219.

Mensah SA et al. Anxiety disorders in a community population of adults with Epilepsy: a community study. Published in Epilepsy & Behavior vol. 11;118-124.

Margrove K, Mensah S, Thapar A et al. Depression screening for patients with epilepsy in a primary care setting using the PHQ-2 and the NDDI-E. Published in Epilepsy & Behavior, vol. 21;387-390.

Margrove K, Thapar A, Mensah S et al. Help-seeking and treatment preferences for depression in epilepsy. Published in Epilepsy & Behavior, vol. 22;740-744.

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