NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Patient and public recommendations for getting involved in BRC research

Study finds improvement in Patient and public involvement (PPI) at the BRC and identifies room for improvement in future.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 May 2020

Sarah Markham writes about her experiences in research

An interview with Sarah Markham, an academic mathematician and researcher with a diagnosis of Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) who is a member of the NIHR Maudsley BRC Service User Advisory Group (SUAG).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 May 2020

From Babylonian blood-letting practices to wearable tech, new film on the evolution of depression perceptions and treatment

A new three-minute animated film exploring how perceptions of depression have evolved over time has been created to engage audiences in the topic. It covers our understanding and treatment of mental health issues and stigma throughout time.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 19 May 2020

Thought provoking men’s mental health film released

A new online film to engage the public in more positive discussions around men’s mental health has been released during Mental Health Awareness Week.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 May 2020

Researchers appeal to public for help to assess mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists are appealing to the public for help to assess the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim to inform and improve future policies concerning pandemics. The Repeated Assessment of Mental health in Pandemics (RAMP) study from researchers at King’s College London aims to measure the mental health and wellbeing of the population throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and examine what factors influence these changes.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Apr 2020