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Clinical guidelines for antidepressant dosage must reflect the evidence

Clinical Guidelines for Antidepressant Dosage Must Reflect the Evidence

New analysis shows the lower range of the licensed dose of the most commonly used second-generation antidepressants achieves the optimal balance between efficacy, tolerability and acceptability in the acute treatment of adults with major depression.

Cristal health uses industrial scale data science to improve lives

Cristal Health uses industrial scale data science to improve lives

Mental Health

New spinout enterprise from Oxford seeks to accelerate evidence based innovation for treatments and services in mental health and dementia.

Illuminating the brain 2013 neuroscientist dr karl deisseroth

Illuminating the brain – Neuroscientist Dr Karl Deisseroth

Events

Dr Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, was in Oxford last week for the Kyoto Prize at Oxford. He visited the Department of Psychiatry and discussed his work with Head of Department Professor John Geddes and team.

Dementias platform uk dpuk datathon understanding origins of dementia using machine learning

Dementias Platform UK datathon - understanding origins of dementia using machine learning

Dementia Early intervention Events

Using machine learning (AI) techniques to analyse complex cohort data, a group of researchers uncovered hidden patterns in cohort data that might identify those at risk of developing dementia, or indicate promising areas for research into treatments.

The future of children and young people2019s mental health research at the university of oxford an interview with cathy creswell

Future of Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Anxiety Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Early intervention Mental Health

Professor of Psychology, Cathy Creswell joins the University of Oxford in a new dual role between the Departments of Psychiatry and Experimental Psychology.

3 dimensional landscape of european data availability for alzheimer2019s disease research launched

3-dimensional landscape of European data availability for Alzheimer’s disease research launched

Alzheimer's disease

The ROADMAP project launches its Data Cube. The Cube offers a dynamic overview of the ‘landscape’ of data availability in Europe for Alzheimer’s disease research.

Mental illness in children and adolescents neuroscience ethics and practice in psychopharmacology

Mental illness in children and adolescents: neuroscience, ethics and practice in psychopharmacology

Child and adolescent Events Mental Health

Dr Gabriela Pavarini took part in the Festival of Neuroscience in Dublin organised by the British Neuroscience Association to celebrate and share the latest thinking in neuroscience today.

The university of oxford is the first in europe to acquire latest meg technology from megin

First in Europe to acquire latest MEG Technology from MEGIN

Integrative-neuroimaging

The University of Oxford is the first in Europe to acquire the latest technology in functional brain imaging. TRIUX™ neo, a magnetoencephalograph (MEG), is a highly sensitive non-invasive system for mapping the human brain.

Future of mindfulness research at oxford secured with new professorship

Future of Mindfulness Research at Oxford Secured with New Professorship

Mindfulness

A generous gift from The Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation has enabled the creation of a new Professorship in Mindfulness and Psychological Science. The post, which is to be held by the Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, promises to transform our understanding of the link between mind and body, and lead the world into a new era of human health.

4th uk dementia mri conference 1st july 2019

4th UK Dementia MRI Conference - 1st July 2019

Events

The conference this year, will focus on leading multi-site and big data dementia imaging initiatives in the UK and Europe.

Future of mental health

Future of Mental Health

Mental Health

A fantastic two day 50th Anniversary event for the Department of Psychiatry. Sharing presentations from leading experts in mental health, discussions, networking and practical demonstrations.

Urgent need for guidelines to communicate with children about life threatening conditions

Urgent need for guidelines to communicate with children about life threatening conditions

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Global child development Mental Health

The global prevalence of life threatening conditions in children and parents makes it an urgent priority to develop child-focused communication guidelines for healthcare professionals to support families in their time of need.

Celebrating 50 years of the department of psychiatry at the university of oxford

Celebrating 50 years of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford

Events

This two day 50th anniversary event (18-19 March) will have a focus on the future of mental health. Sessions will be led by some of the leading experts in psychiatry and cover topics such as psychological treatments, epidemiology and data science, experimental medicine and neuroscience, psychiatry and Oxford medicine.

Come to the department of psychiatry for your work experience

Come to the Department of Psychiatry for your Work Experience

Events

This year the Department of Psychiatry has teamed up with The Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience to offer Year 12 students based in Oxfordshire, a five-day programme of work experience.

Can computers predict crime

Can computers predict crime?

You can’t turn on the TV or read a newspaper article without a daily reporting of crime. As technology and computer algorithms advance we want to know if there will be a computer model that could know us better than ourselves.

Mindfulness practices that teach self compassion have psychological and physical benefits

Mindfulness practices that teach self-compassion have psychological and physical benefits

Mindfulness Mood Disorders

A new study published in the current issue of Clinical Psychological Science and conducted at the Universities of Exeter and Oxford suggests that mindfulness self-compassion practices improve mood and feelings of connection.

First evidence of early effects of antidepressant drug treatment on brain responses to anger in depressed adolescents

First evidence of early effects of antidepressant drug treatment on brain responses to anger in depressed adolescents

Depression Mood Disorders

Depression is very common in adolescence and is associated with a high risk of recurrence and suicide. Adolescents with depression experience the same symptoms as adults, such as sadness and fatigue, but some key differences exist. Depressed youth often feel irritable rather than or in addition to feeling low.

Cannabis use in teens raises risk of depression in young adults

Cannabis use in teens raises risk of depression in young adults

Depression Mood Disorders Suicide and self-harm

Researchers from McGill University and the University of Oxford carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of the best existing evidence and analysed 23,317 individuals (from 11 international studies) to see whether use of cannabis in young people is associated with depression, anxiety and suicidality in early adulthood.

New podcast series focused on the mental health needs of refugee children

New PODCAST series: focused on the mental health needs of refugee children

Global child development Mental Health

This series of programmes covers assessment and then explores the ranges of interventions that can really help refugee children. From individual, such as narrative exposure therapy, to family and school-based interventions that can positively impact on a child’s mental health outcomes.

First run of the oxford short course in experimental medicine for mental health is a great success

First Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health: 6-8 January 2019

Course Mental Health

This NEW Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health (OxCEMM) offers a thorough grounding in the practicalities of running an experimental medicine study through talks, tours of facilities and round table discussions with senior researchers.

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