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Largest ever study of depression and anxiety now recruiting individuals from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

Researchers at King’s College London launched the largest ever single study of depression and anxiety in September 2018, recruiting in England, and are now opening the study in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. By recruiting at least 40,000 people who have experienced either depression or anxiety at some point in their life, the Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression (GLAD) study will make important strides towards better understanding of these disorders and improving the lives of future patients.

By Administrator at 25 Feb 2019

Eating a healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of depression.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 6 Feb 2019

New service in south London reduces hospital readmissions for people with bipolar disorder

A new specialist programme at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has been shown to significantly reduce the rate of hospital readmissions for people with bipolar disorder, in an early-stage audit funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2018

Ten BRC researchers and academics among most cited in the world

Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade. King’s College London has 24 entries in this year’s list, with 18 of those working at the IoPPN and 10 affiliated with the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2018

Depression-induced inflammation during pregnancy may impact newborns

The physiological impacts of depression on pregnant mothers may affect babies while in the womb and lead to changes in the behaviour and biology of newborns, finds new NIHR funded research. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 19 Jul 2018