19 September 2017
Associate Professor Mina Fazel has developed this free resource for young people to help recognise and improve the symptoms of low mood.
13 September 2017
PhD student in the Department of Psychiatry's PERL group has been shortlisted for his essay on the potential of sunshine to be harnessed as an antidepressant
12 September 2017
Michael Spiers shares his personal experience of bipolar and taking part in the Bipolar Disorder Research Network (BDRN) mood monitoring system True Colours, developed at the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry.
11 September 2017
The research of scientists across the world, including Professor Morten Kringelbach, from the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry, show how a baby's cry is neurologically and primally intertwined with breathing, and that adult brains are wired to react with the greatest urgency.
8 September 2017
Study reveals the health service costs for hospital care of people who self-harm, emphasising the need for effective clinical services and prevention initiatives.
7 September 2017
Pioneers of understanding causes, and new treatments for, mental health disorders are recognised in recent awards.
7 September 2017
Treating insomnia with online CBT could reduce anxiety, depression, and paranoia, according to a large randomised controlled trial led by Prof Daniel Freeman, published in The Lancet Psychiatry.
6 September 2017
Researchers have finally mapped the underlying whole-brain mechanisms for the use of DBS to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.
5 September 2017
Ground breaking research led by a team of South African scientists proves that, given the right support, HIV-positive parents will disclose their status to their primary school aged children - with enormous potential for protecting children’s health in the long term.
23 August 2017
People with paranoia will be asked to try a new NHS mobile app, developed by researchers at the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry, to try and slow down their negative thoughts as part of a research trial set to begin in Berkshire and Oxfordshire
'Highly hazardous pesticides: policies should focus on bans, rather than secure storage', studies suggest
16 August 2017
Global policies on access to highly hazardous pesticides – commonly ingested in acts of self-poisoning and suicide in rural Asia – should focus on national bans, rather than safe storage, according to two studies in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health journals.
9 August 2017
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre, based in the Department of Psychiatry, has been awarded a major Public Engagement grant from Wellcome.
9 August 2017
The findings of research conducted by Dr Rongqin Yu under the supervision of Profs Seena Fazel and Guy Goodwin with collaborators in Finland and the Netherlands emphasize the need for early detection and intervention.
8 August 2017
Stephanie Rek, Bryony Sheaves and Daniel Freeman from the Department of Psychiatry have been exploring what contributes to bad dreams, and finding some surprising results.
19 July 2017
Future plans for the development of the Warneford Hospital site, on which the Department of Psychiatry is based, have been published.
12 July 2017
Dr Joana Cabral leads a study published in Scientific Reports, that reveals that participants with better cognitive performance have different brain activity even when resting quietly inside the MRI scanner.
5 July 2017
Professors Clare Mackay and Simon Lovestone, reveal details of the ‘Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Study’, led here at the Department of Psychiatry.
29 June 2017
Dr Sexton, from the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry, scoops the Early Career Researcher award for her work promoting healthy ageing in the brain.
19 June 2017
Professor Simon Lovestone, MRCPsych, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, is knighted for services to neuroscience research.
13 June 2017
A treatment developed in the Department of Psychiatry is recommended for all forms of eating disorder seen in adults.