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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

Innovative UK data hub to enable research and innovation to tackle mental illness

Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) have today announced a new Hub to provide innovative data resources for mental health research and innovation. The Hub will improve the discoverability and usability of diverse data sources for research to help improve the lives of people with mental health problems.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 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

An Interview with Chifundo Stubbs

Chifundo Stubbs is a Clinical Research Nurse at NIHR Wellcome King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF), a purpose-built facility to support clinical trials in mental health, neurology, general and acute medicine.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2021