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Projects 1 to 10 of 653

What are the prodromal features of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)

Before developing a diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), many people report problems with their memory or movement, the presence of psychiatric symptoms or episodes of confusion; however, we don't Read more >

Risk factors and prognosis of treatment resistant depression in older adults

About one third of older people with depression do not respond well to antidepressant medication, which is called treatment resistance. This study seeks to understand the risk factors and outcomes of Read more >

Hypnotics in ADHD; documenting clinicians’ prescribing practices and identifying clinical and sociodemographic risk factors for their use.

Sleep disturbances are common in young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and many children with ADHD and sleep disturbances are prescribed medications to help them sleep, known as hypnotics Read more >

An investigation into the health outcomes of young people following an out of area psychiatric admission in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

Due to high demand and low bed numbers, admissions at-distance or to a different region from a young person’s home are frequently used in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services; little Read more >

The impact of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone on mental health service use, mental- and physical-health related admissions and mortality

There is strong evidence that the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which was introduced in certain parts of central London in April 2019, has led to substantial air quality improvements in London, Read more >

Emotional/financial abuse experiences in older adults

Concerns about emotional and/or financial abuse are common reasons for safeguarding referrals in older adults but there has been very little investigation into how frequent they are in mental healthcare or Read more >

Health, social isolation and psychosis

This project is associated with an existing approved project “Using CRIS to estimate incidence of psychosis: a 10-year follow-up study”. The aims of this new project is to better understand the Read more >

Investigating the co-occurrence of alcohol use disorder with bipolar disorder and its associations with adverse clinical outcomes

Alcohol use disorder may co-occur frequently with bipolar disorder but its impact needs to be clarified. This project will develop a means of ascertaining alcohol use disorder and/or heavy alcohol consumption Read more >

Characteristics of adults with neurodevelopmental disorders admitted to mainstream forensic in-patient care, 2010 to 2023.

This study will characterise the cohort of patients with intellectual disability (ID), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ADHD in the general forensic service at SLaM and perform a comparison with patients Read more >

Consideration of Wilson's disease within the psychiatric population

Wilson's disease can present with many different symptoms and as such can be difficult to diagnose, studies have shown that those with primarily psychiatric symptoms have a longer time to diagnosis. Read more >


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