NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Animated parenting tips for struggling households

‘Families Under Pressure’ is a series of eight short films offering parenting tips featuring the recognisable voices of a host of well-known parents including Olivia Colman, Rob Brydon, Holly Willoughby, Danny Dyer, Sharon Horgan, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Romesh Ranganathan and Shappi Khorsandi. It was funded by Maudsley Charity and the National Institute for Health Research Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2020

Stories from our students: Becki

Rebecca, a NIHR Maudsley BRC funded PhD student at the Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, is a successful applicant in the  Enrichment scheme at The Alan Turing Institute. This placement allows students to join the Turing giving them the opportunity to access the facilities, find new collaborators for their research project and learn and apply new methodologies.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Apr 2020

COPE Study: Investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and well-being

The Coronavirus Outbreak Psychological Experiences (COPE) Study by researchers from the NIHR Maudsley BRC Patient and Carer Involvement and Engagement (PCIE) theme aims to investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on mental health and well-being. The study is inviting people who are aged 16 and above and live in the UK to take part in an online survey.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 22 Apr 2020

Mental health and brain research must be a higher priority in global response to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

There is an urgent need to tackle the harmful impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and potentially the brain, and for research on these areas to be central to the global response to the pandemic, according to a new position paper.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Apr 2020

Depression and anxiety increase premature death by up to 134%

Affective symptoms, in this case depression and anxiety, have been associated with increased death rates in a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) funded study which examined timing and cumulative exposure over the life course.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Apr 2020