News & events

Bipolar Disorder researchers awarded international grant

The European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme has given R-Link €7.7m for a cohort trial of lithium initiation, the results of which could provide people with bipolar disorder and clinicians better and more accurate information to make appropriate decisions regarding prescription of  lithium.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jan 2018

Exposure to nature in cities beneficial for mental wellbeing

Researchers at King’s College London, landscape architects J & L Gibbons and art foundation Nomad Projects have used smartphone-based technology to assess the relationship between nature in cities and momentary mental wellbeing in real time. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Jan 2018

1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems

A new King’s College London study, funded by NIHR, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, found that 1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems. This is more common than previously thought – but two simple questions can help identify these problems so that women can be treated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jan 2018

Event: Still Ill - play & discussion

 Kandinsky bring their hit show on functional neurological disorders to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Dec 2017

Cannabidiol (CBD) could represent a ‘new class of treatment’ for psychosis

A constituent of cannabis could hold promise as a new class of treatment for psychosis, according to King’s College London research showing significant benefits in a clinical trial.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 Dec 2017