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Research blog: PROMPT project reveals complex profile of people using psychological therapy services

Dr Nilay Hepgul tells us about the latest findings from the PROMPT project which is profiling people who use psychological therapy services.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Mar 2016

Suicide six times more likely in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients compared to general population

People diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are more likely to die by suicide than the general population, according to a new study from researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Feb 2016

Blood-based signature for Alzheimer’s disease could accelerate search for treatment

BRC scientists have identified a blood-based 'signature' linked to harmful plaques in the brain that lead to Alzheimer’s disease. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Jan 2016

ZNF804A Gene linked to length of hospital stay for people with psychosis

BRC researchers have discovered a gene variant which could be useful for predicting the amount of time that people suffering with psychosis will spend in hospital.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Dec 2015

Study highlights burden of eating disorders in South London

A new study has revealed that 7.5 per cent of adults in a group of people living in South London could be diagnosed as having an eating disorder.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Dec 2015