Dr Alan Currie

GMC No: 3263994

I am a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Regional Affective Disorders Service – providing an out-patient mood disorders consultation service in support of secondary care mental health services throughout the northern region and beyond. I provide training to trainee psychiatrists and other professional groups.


I am also visiting professor at the University of Sunderland in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

I am Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Sports and Exercise Psychiatry Special Interest Group (SEPSIG) and a member of the International Society for Sport Psychiatry (ISSP). Consultant to United Kingdom Anti-Doping in Sport (UKAD) and other national sports organisations.


Selected Publications

Boardman, J., Currie, A., Killaspy, H., & Mezey, G. (2010). Social inclusion and mental health. (J. Boardman, A. Currie, H. Killaspy, & G. Mezey, Eds.). Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Currie, A., & Owen, B. (2016). Sports Psychiatry. (A. Currie & B. Owen, Eds.). Oxford University Press.

McAllister-Williams, R. H., Christmas, D. M. B., Cleare, A. J., Currie, A., Gledhill, J., Insole, L., … Young, A. H. (2018). Multiple-therapy-resistant major depressive disorder: a clinically important concept. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 212(5), 274–278.