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Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

New King’s College London research – funded by the Medical Research Foundation and published today in Translational Psychiatry - reveals how subtle differences in brain connectivity could offer a sign of risk for postpartum psychosis in women.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2021

Cognitive flexibility potential new target in treatment resistant schizophrenia

Researchers at King’s College London have found that an important brain mechanism that allows us to switch between thinking about two or more ideas may help treat patients with schizophrenia who do not respond well to current treatments. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Apr 2021

An interview with Dr Ndaba Mazibuko

Dr Ndaba Mazibuko, is a Clinical Research Fellow and a Study Clinician at the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences and the Repurposing Lead at the Centre for Innovative Therapeutics (C-FIT), Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 Oct 2020

Computers can ‘spot the difference’ between healthy brains and the brains of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder

Machine-learning and neuroimaging techniques have been used to accurately distinguish between individuals with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and healthy individuals, on the basis of their brain structure, in new research part funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and published in The British Journal of Psychiatry.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Dec 2018

Study reveals for first time that talking therapy changes the brain’s wiring

Study shows for first time that Cognitive Behaviour Therapy results in long-term changes to the brain's wiring.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Jan 2017