Behavioural studies centre launched at UG

The Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Centre for Behavioural Research and Science (CeBeRes) at the University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus. (Terrence Thompson photo)

The University of Guyana (UG) yesterday commissioned the Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Centre for Behavioural Research and Science  (CeBeReS), and also launched a Master’s in Clinical Psychology degree programme.

Representatives took pains to mention that one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives and as the ceremony prepared to move into a musical interlude, this statistic was vividly brought to life when a student volunteer appeared to have a breakdown.

The student approached the podium as Dr Paloma Mohamed-Martin attempted to introduce a taped presentation by UNICEF Representative to Guyana Sylvie Fouet, and began declaring herself to be the best dramatist in the world before demanding that a minister attend to her…..

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