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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

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

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

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.

Professional basketball players who shine early stay skilled for longer

Professional basketball players who shine early stay skilled for longer

Rising stars of NBA basketball retained more of their skill as they aged beyond their peak performance, according to a new study.

Facebook Live Event

Facebook Live Event

A Facebook Live Event organised by Oxford Sparks and the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society team at the Department of Psychiatry, asked the question - ‘Should we use AI to help prevent people from getting the blues?’

£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential

£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential

An Oxford University-led project, to significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa’s youth, is one of 12 individual studies taking place as part of the new UKRI Global Research Hubs.

25th British Isles Research Workshop

25th British Isles Research Workshop

Suicide and self-harm

Professor Keith Hawton hosted the 25th British Isles Research Workshop on Suicide and Self-harm in November 2018. An annually held event which brings together researchers from the UK, Ireland and other countries.

New 'MRC talks' podcast - Career Inspirations

New 'MRC talks' podcast - Career Inspirations

The new MRC talks podcast tells Professor Daniel Freeman’s career story – helping to improve lives through medical research.

6th Course on Network Meta-Analysis: 24-26 June 2019

6th Course on Network Meta-Analysis: 24-26 June 2019

Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani the 3-day interactive course will give participants knowledge and practical skills on how to understand, critically appraise and publish a network meta-analysis.

Science and Art Partnership Showcased at Exciting New Exhibition – January 2019

Science and Art Partnership Showcased at Exciting New Exhibition – January 2019

Associate Professor Liz Tunbridge and artist Eleanor Minney have collaborated to create an exciting display of works in textiles, drawing, clay and handwriting.

Don R. Lipsitt Award 2018

Don R. Lipsitt Award 2018

Dr. Jane Walker, Department of Psychiatry, is the 2018 recipient of the Don R. Lipsitt award.

BBC Radio 4 Series: A History of Delusions

BBC Radio 4 Series: A History of Delusions

Starting on Monday 3 December, Professor Daniel Freeman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, presents a new ten-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A History of Delusions'.

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 3-day Interactive Course: 15-17 April 2019

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 3-day Interactive Course: 15-17 April 2019

Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani, the course is designed to enhance understanding and expertise in carrying out systematic reviews and meta-analysis. It is aimed at psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health professionals, pharmacists and researchers in neuroscience and related disciplines.

Winners of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards University of Oxford

Winners of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards University of Oxford

The annual Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards mark the highest level of achievement within the field of psychiatry.

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Anxiety Depression

Group-based talking therapies shown to be most effective treatment for young people with anxiety disorders.

My Mind Our Humanity

My Mind Our Humanity

The University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry is working with partners to develop and lead The Young People’s Campaign for the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development

Athena SWAN – Silver Award announced 25 October 2018

Athena SWAN – Silver Award announced 25 October 2018

Successful renewal of the Department of Psychiatry's Silver Athena SWAN award, University of Oxford

Computer modelling used to discover and design new mental health drugs

Computer modelling used to discover and design new mental health drugs

Whole-brain computer modelling reveals the effects of LSD on the human brain

Unique research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Unique research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Professor Morten Kringelbach and army doctor Alexander Fjaeldstad give lectures about PTSD, psychological trauma and head injuries at the Royal Institution.

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