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CRIS blog: Inpatient use and area-level socio-environmental factors in people with psychosis

Dr Margaret Heslin is a research fellow and honorary lecturer in King’s Health Economics at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 Jun 2018

Professor Matthew Hotopf to receive CBE

Professor Matthew Hotopf, Director of the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Vice Dean of Research at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to mental health research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Jun 2018

BBC Radio 4's Storm and Stress

Dr Sally Marlow’s new radio series, Storm and Stress: New Ways of Looking at Adolescent Mental Health, begins on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 12 June. The series focused on the mental health of 16 - 25 year olds, and features contributions from colleagues from across the NIHR Maudsley BRC, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Jun 2018

Alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia

A new NIHR-funded research study has found alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia. The study suggests that women with dementia, and those with physical health problems, who live alone in deprived neighbourhoods and in problematic living conditions, are at a higher risk of having a fall leading to their hospitalisation.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 May 2018

Unprecedented study identifies 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

A global research project has mapped out the genetic basis of major depression, identifying 44 genetic variants which are risk factors for depression, 30 of which are newly discovered. The study, by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium and co-led in the UK by King’s College London, is the largest study to-date of genetic risk factors for major depression.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Apr 2018
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