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Mental health stigma on Twitter during COVID-19: service user perspectives

Georgie Hudson is a Research Assistant at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre. She recently co-authored a paper, in the Journal of Mental Health that analysed stigma on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic from the viewpoint of mental health service users. In this blog, she discusses the findings of her research, how best to study this complex concept and the way in which social media discussions around mental health changed during the pandemic.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Aug 2022

South Asian Heritage Month - an interview with Pratik

As part of South Asian Heritage Month, King's CRF administrator calls on people from South Asian backgrounds to get involved in NIHR-supported research.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 10 Aug 2022

BRC PhD students attend NIHR Academy Doctoral Research Training Camp

Two PhD students funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) attended the NIHR Doctoral Research Training Camp to learn more about applying for research funding.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Aug 2022

Bringing experience and research together to understand psychosis

Recently a group of researchers, clinicians and people with lived experience worked on a project to depict psychosis in a way that better represented the range of experience. The result was a research paper in the journal World Psychiatry. In this blog the authors talk about this novel approach and the value it brings. It includes direct quotes from some of the authors about the project.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Jul 2022

New multi-centre clinical trial to investigate psilocybin therapy in anorexia nervosa

Researchers and clinicians from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust will be part of a new trial involving four centres that will explore the potential therapeutic benefits of psilocybin on people living with anorexia nervosa.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Jul 2022