NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Animated parenting tips for struggling households

‘Families Under Pressure’ is a series of eight short films offering parenting tips featuring the recognisable voices of a host of well-known parents including Olivia Colman, Rob Brydon, Holly Willoughby, Danny Dyer, Sharon Horgan, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Romesh Ranganathan and Shappi Khorsandi. It was funded by Maudsley Charity and the National Institute for Health Research Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2020

COPE Study: Investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and well-being

The Coronavirus Outbreak Psychological Experiences (COPE) Study by researchers from the NIHR Maudsley BRC Patient and Carer Involvement and Engagement (PCIE) theme aims to investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on mental health and well-being. The study is inviting people who are aged 16 and above and live in the UK to take part in an online survey.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 22 Apr 2020

Mental health and brain research must be a higher priority in global response to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

There is an urgent need to tackle the harmful impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and potentially the brain, and for research on these areas to be central to the global response to the pandemic, according to a new position paper.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Apr 2020

Researchers appeal to public for help to assess mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists are appealing to the public for help to assess the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim to inform and improve future policies concerning pandemics. The Repeated Assessment of Mental health in Pandemics (RAMP) study from researchers at King’s College London aims to measure the mental health and wellbeing of the population throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and examine what factors influence these changes.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Apr 2020

CRIS Blog: CRIS in the time of coronavirus

This blog was written by Professor Robert Stewart, academic lead for the Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) data resource since its development in 2007-8.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Apr 2020