News & events

Blog: Sleep and substance use - the scale of the problem

Jo Neale is Professor in Addictions Qualitative Research based within the National Addiction Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Oct 2018

CRIS blog: Mother’s improved clinical outcomes correlate with improvements in mother-infant interactions in an MBU

Alastair Macdonald is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Outcomes Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London.

Lucy Stephenson is Clinical Research Associate, Mental Health and Justice Project at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Sep 2018

CRIS blog: Inpatient use and area-level socio-environmental factors in people with psychosis

Dr Margaret Heslin is a research fellow and honorary lecturer in King’s Health Economics at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 Jun 2018

Alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia

A new NIHR-funded research study has found alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia. The study suggests that women with dementia, and those with physical health problems, who live alone in deprived neighbourhoods and in problematic living conditions, are at a higher risk of having a fall leading to their hospitalisation.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 May 2018

Unprecedented study identifies 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

A global research project has mapped out the genetic basis of major depression, identifying 44 genetic variants which are risk factors for depression, 30 of which are newly discovered. The study, by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium and co-led in the UK by King’s College London, is the largest study to-date of genetic risk factors for major depression.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Apr 2018