NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Common factors within the gut associated with depression and bipolar disorder

New research has found that there is a common, overlapping environment in the gut bacteria of people living with mental illnesses like depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Sep 2021

Join our Adolescent Mental Health Advisory Group

NIHR Maudsley BRC is setting up an Adolescent Mental Health Advisory Group for young people who have experience of mental health conditions or caring for someone with mental health conditions, to meet with researchers to discuss their projects, and improve the quality of mental health research studies.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Sep 2021

Maudsley Hospital and King’s College London’s National Addiction Centre light up purple to raise awareness for International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends.  

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 31 Aug 2021

Exposure to air pollution linked with increased mental health service-use, new study finds

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution is associated with increased mental health service-use among people recently diagnosed with psychotic and mood disorders such as schizophrenia and depression, a study on data from over 13,000 people has found.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Aug 2021

Opportunity for researchers to consult with new Race and Ethnicity Advisory group

Researchers are invited to work with our new Race and Ethnicity Advisory (READ) group, to consult with a wide range of under-represented ethnic communities and receive diverse perspectives and insights on how best to conduct mental health research.  

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Aug 2021