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All antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression in adults, concludes study

All antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression in adults, concludes study

Meta-analysis led by Dr Andrea Cipriani (Department of Psychiatry) of 522 trials includes the largest amount of unpublished data to date, and finds that antidepressants are more effective than placebo for short-term treatment of acute depression in adults.

Spot the difference

Spot the difference

Remember trying to spot the subtle differences between pictures as a child? It kept us quiet for hours! Neuroscientists including Chrystalina Antoniades have been working with staff at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum on some interesting ‘spot the difference’ experiments, to try and find out more about how we perceive things.

Intensive treatment of postnatal depression benefits children

Intensive treatment of postnatal depression benefits children

Early intervention for PND using a combination of psychological treatments can transform outcomes for both mothers and children.

Remembering Anne Treisman (1935-2018)

Remembering Anne Treisman (1935-2018)

The Oxford Neuroscience Community mourns the passing of Anne Treisman.

Turing and Oxford Psychiatry join forces on machine learning and mood disorders

Turing and Oxford Psychiatry join forces on machine learning and mood disorders

The Alan Turing Institute and University of Oxford are launching a new collaboration bringing together the fields of psychiatry and data science.

Natalie Doig elected BNA Student and Early Career Representative

Natalie Doig elected BNA Student and Early Career Representative

Following a close contest between three excellent candidates

A new harmonic language decodes the effects of LSD

A new harmonic language decodes the effects of LSD

A large international team of researchers, including Prof Morten Kringelbach at the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry, have uncovered changes in whole-brain dynamics caused by LSD.

Chas Bountra Awarded OBE in the New Years Honours List

Chas Bountra Awarded OBE in the New Years Honours List

For services to Translational Medical Research

Tim Behrens Finalist in Blavatnik Awards

Tim Behrens Finalist in Blavatnik Awards

Among the laureates and finalists of the 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom,

A  Christmas message from Kia Nobre, Chair of the Oxford Neuroscience Committee

A Christmas message from Kia Nobre, Chair of the Oxford Neuroscience Committee

As we approach Christmas it seems a good opportunity to look back over the year and recall the successes that you have all contributed to.

The full picture: Oxford in portraits

The full picture: Oxford in portraits

An exhibition at the Weston Library presents new portraits of a diverse range of living Oxonians.

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