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In search of lost treatment: how mental health research can be part of patient care plans

Dr Maria Antonietta (Etta) Nettis is a Consultant Psychiatrist at the National Psychosis Unit at King’s College London and a researcher within the Research and Development (R&D) team at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Etta writes about why research at the Trust is so important for improving patient care and her team’s facilitating role.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Aug 2022

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

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

Hidden figures: Unveiling differences in diabetes care in people living with mild and moderate-to-severe dementia

In this CRIS blog, Dr Usha Gungabissoon investigates what happens when people with diabetes develop dementia in terms of care received and adverse outcomes. In her PhD at King’s College London Dr Gungabissoon used CRIS, the unique linkage between mental healthcare, and local primary care, Lambeth DataNet. These NIHR supported findings were published this week in Journal of Post Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (JAMDA).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jul 2022