NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Autism, ADHD and school absence are risk factors for self-harm, according to new study

Research led by King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has analysed factors associated with self-harm in over 111,000 adolescents aged 11-17 years old.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Apr 2022

Topping Out ceremony marks a milestone for The Pears Maudsley Centre for Children and Young People’s Mental Health

The Topping Out ceremony marks a significant milestone in the construction of the new £65 million Centre. It will bring together world-leading academics and clinicians across South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, to transform child and adolescent mental health care and dramatically reduce the time it takes to bring research to clinical treatment.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 Apr 2022

VIEWER platform receives high commendation for Best Mental Health Partnership with the NHS at 2022 HSJ Partnership Awards

The Psychosis VIEWER population health management platform has received high commendation at the 2022 HSJ Partnership Awards.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Mar 2022

New centre to accelerate psychedelic research and models of care for mental health in the UK

A partnership between the Institute for Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and COMPASS pathways has launched The Centre for Mental Health Research and Innovation to accelerate psychedelic research and develop new models of care for mental health in the UK.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Mar 2022

Diagnosis of depression in adolescents can negatively impact educational performance, study shows

A study funded by NIHR Maudsley BRC has shown that the onset of depression in adolescents is likely to have a negative impact on subsequent educational performance. Previous research has shown this relationship, but it has been difficult to understand the magnitude of this impact and describe it a way that could be meaningful to young people, families and staff within health and education settings.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 6 Dec 2021