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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

Brain stimulation may improve cognitive performance in people with schizophrenia

Brain stimulation could be used to treat cognitive deficits frequently associated with schizophrenia, according to a new study supported by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jul 2017

CRIS blog: An online risk calculator to identify candidates for early intervention services

An online psychosis risk calculator developed by Dr Paolo Fusar-Poli and colleagues can help to identify individuals at high risk of psychosis.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 Apr 2017

Exploring the psychosis spectrum in Parkinson's disease

New review from Dementia Biomedical Research Unit explores the psychosis spectrum in Parkinson's Disease.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Feb 2017

Study reveals for first time that talking therapy changes the brain’s wiring

Study shows for first time that Cognitive Behaviour Therapy results in long-term changes to the brain's wiring.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Jan 2017