NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Exposure to nature in cities beneficial for mental wellbeing

Researchers at King’s College London, landscape architects J & L Gibbons and art foundation Nomad Projects have used smartphone-based technology to assess the relationship between nature in cities and momentary mental wellbeing in real time. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Jan 2018

1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems

A new King’s College London study, funded by NIHR, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, found that 1 in 4 pregnant women have mental health problems. This is more common than previously thought – but two simple questions can help identify these problems so that women can be treated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jan 2018

Event: Still Ill - play & discussion

Kandinsky bring their hit show on functional neurological disorders to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Dec 2017

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

Carmine Pariante receives prestigious research grant

Professor Carmine Pariante from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), has been awarded a Distinguished Investigator Grant by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 Dec 2017