News & events

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

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

Treatment cuts migraine days by half

A new King’s College London study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), shows treatment with a drug called erenumab cut the number of days with migraine symptoms for 50 per cent of patients.   

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Nov 2017

NIHR Lectureship awarded

Dr Brendon Stubbs, Head of Physiotherapy, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), has been awarded an NIHR lectureship in the IoPPN Department of Psychological Medicine.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Nov 2017