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NIHR Maudsley BRC researchers lead first study of psilocybin in adults with autism

Researchers from King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust will be leading the first ever study of psilocybin in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 May 2022

Autism, ADHD and school absence are risk factors for self-harm, according to new study

Research led by King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has analysed factors associated with self-harm in over 111,000 adolescents aged 11-17 years old.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Apr 2022

MyHealthE: Digital Innovation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Every day, clinicians in mental health services make critical decisions about patient care (e.g. which type of medication or psychosocial treatment to offer). However, only a small number of these clinical decisions for children and people with neurodevelopmental disorders are based on high quality evidence because research studies are typically too small. We are addressing this by using the digital revolution to improve our ability to make research more efficient and thus to bring greater benefits.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Feb 2022

CUES-Ed: Promoting mental health and wellbeing among primary school children

As many as 1 in 8 school aged children will experience a mental health problem, with many more experiencing significant emotional difficulties which impact on learning, behaviour, social relationships, motivation and decision making, and increase vulnerability to mental health difficulties in later adolescence and adult life. CUES-Ed is an innovative mental health promotion and prevention programme delivered in primary schools.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Feb 2022

ADHD Awareness Month: Developing neurofeedback as a new treatment for ADHD

ADHD Awareness Month takes place every year in October, to raise awareness and improve understanding of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which affects around one in 14 children worldwide.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Oct 2021