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Mothers’ depression impacts mother-infant relationships

Research led by King’s College London has found that women with depression during pregnancy, or with a history of depression, had a reduced quality of mother-infant interaction at both eight weeks and 12 months after their babies were born.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 May 2021

Inflammation is a core feature of depression: new evidence from large-scale study

People with depression have higher levels of inflammation in their bodies than those without depression, regardless of socioeconomic background, ill health or unhealthy behaviours, a study by King’s College London finds.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 May 2021

Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

New King’s College London research – funded by the Medical Research Foundation and published today in Translational Psychiatry - reveals how subtle differences in brain connectivity could offer a sign of risk for postpartum psychosis in women.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2021

Cognitive flexibility potential new target in treatment resistant schizophrenia

Researchers at King’s College London have found that an important brain mechanism that allows us to switch between thinking about two or more ideas may help treat patients with schizophrenia who do not respond well to current treatments. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Apr 2021

COVID-19 pandemic leads to rapid uptake of remote consultations in mental healthcare

Travel and social distancing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic are leading to a significant shift in mental healthcare delivery, as clinicians make the switch from predominantly in-person to remote consultations, a study by King’s College London finds.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 31 Mar 2021