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New study finds evidence for reduced brain connections in schizophrenia

Innovative NIHR Maudsley BRC-funded research has used advanced scanning methods to show lower levels of a protein found in the connections between neurons in the living brains of people with schizophrenia.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Jan 2020

Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia

A global study, led by researchers at King’s College London and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Jul 2019

One in ten UK hospital inpatients is alcohol dependent

The UK has high levels of alcohol dependence among hospital inpatients, according to a new review of evidence by NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre supported researchers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jul 2019

Mental health stigma greater in London and the south

A study undertaken by researchers at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and King’s College London suggests that people living in London and the south have more negative attitudes towards people with mental health problems than those living in other areas of England. The research was published in PLOS ONE.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Jan 2019

CRIS blog: Do long-term prescriptions of multiple antipsychotics contribute to the reduced life expectancy of patients with serious mental illness?

Dr Giouliana Kadra is a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018