NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

Our latest news & events

Six years of memory decline seen in anxious, depressed older people during pandemic

Older people who were more anxious and depressed during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were found to have an average decline in their short term memory equivalent to six years of natural ageing.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Nov 2021

Excess deaths in people with mental health conditions increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

The greater number of deaths amongst those with mental health conditions and intellectual disabilities has been amplified during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study based on more than 160,000 patients has revealed.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Oct 2021

SURE Recovery App – two years on after its launch

In 2019, NIHR Maudsley BRC and the charity Action on Addiction launched the SURE Recovery App, designed to help people recovering from alcohol and other drug problems. To mark International Recovery Day 2021 on 30th September, we are taking a retrospective look at the creation of the App and how it has evolved over the last two years.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Sep 2021

Using CRIS to map the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – service user and carer priorities

This blog was written by Dr Anna Kolliakou, Clinical Informatics Interface and Network Lead and Professor Rob Stewart, Maudsley BRC Clinical and Population Informatics Lead.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Sep 2021

Problems in thinking and attention linked to COVID-19 infection

Evidence of cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from COVID-19 has been discovered in a new study of over 80,000 individuals.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 Aug 2021