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Dr Olga Runcie is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Mental Health. She graduated from Izhevsk State Medical academy in 1995 and undertook Specialist Training in Psychiatry in Russia and then in Aberdeen (2003 -2006). Dr Runcie took a post as Consultant Psychiatrist for NHS Grampian in 2006 in Royal Cornhill Hospital and also was appointed Honorary Lecturer for Aberdeen University. She took an active role in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and lectured widely on different aspects of mental health and on sleep medicine. Dr Runcie has a keen interest in Sleep Medicine with a particular focus on interaction between Sleep Disorders and Mental Health. She attended a number of courses in both the UK and the US on topics of sleep disorders and is currently advancing her interests in this fascination area with a post graduate diploma course on Sleep Medicine with Oxford University. Since August 2015 Dr Runcie works as a Community Consultant Psychiatry in NHS Tayside.
Areas of interest
Clinical assessment of sleep difficulties;
Review and management of medication for sleep problems;
Treatment of Insomnia with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy;
Management of body clock problems (circadian rhythms disorder);
Assessment of shift work disorder.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Psychophysiological disorders