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Statins Safe for People Suffering with Mental Illness

New study of more than 1 million people shows statins are safe for people with common neuropsychiatric outcomes, such as new episodes of suicidal behaviours, depression, anxiety or seizures.

27th British Isles Research Workshop on Suicide and Self-Harm & Lancet Psychiatry Suicide Symposium

These two annual meetings organised by the Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, for researchers from the UK and Ireland were merged into two virtual workshops this year. The first focused on research related to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on suicide and self-harm and the second on other research in the field of suicidal behaviour.

Professor Keith Hawton Awarded CBE for Services to Suicide Prevention

Professor Hawton joined the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford many years ago and became Professor of Psychiatry in 1996. His work on suicide and self-harm continues to lead the field with new guidance, studies, and publications.

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Do we need a developmental computational psychiatry?

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 9.30am to 10.30am

Beginnings

Listen to the late Professor Michael Gelder on how he founded the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford, 1969.

NIHR Oxford Health BRC video

Find out what we aim to achieve with this brand new NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.

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