NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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What can research tell us about engaging adolescent boys into school-based mental health workshops?

As we come to the end of Men’s Health Awareness month (Movember) we turn our attention to the start of the male relationship with mental health and how we can offer support to boys and teenagers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Nov 2021

The silent and widely impacting cost of Vulvodynia: lessons learned and future recommendations

Multiple studies show that Vulvodynia is a widespread condition that involves persistent pain in the vulva, which refers to external female genitalia. However, Vulvodynia remains largely underdiagnosed and under-researched and has poor treatment options. In this blog, Claudia Chisari, a final year NIHR Maudsley BRC PhD Candidate, discusses Vulvodynia, the lessons learnt from her research, and recommendations to improve support for people living with it.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Nov 2021

MANTRA training developed at SLaM to be rolled out to adult eating disorder services across the UK

Adult eating disorder services across the country will soon benefit from training on the Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Nov 2021

Six years of memory decline seen in anxious, depressed older people during pandemic

Older people who were more anxious and depressed during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were found to have an average decline in their short term memory equivalent to six years of natural ageing.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Nov 2021

ADHD Awareness Month: Developing neurofeedback as a new treatment for ADHD

ADHD Awareness Month takes place every year in October, to raise awareness and improve understanding of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which affects around one in 14 children worldwide.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Oct 2021