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My Mind Our Humanity

My Mind Our Humanity

Research Highlights

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

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Research Highlights

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

Death rates from stroke declining across Europe

Death rates from stroke declining across Europe

Research Highlights

New research, published in the European Heart Journal has shown deaths from conditions that affect the blood supply to the brain, such as stroke, are declining overall in Europe but that in some countries the decline is levelling off or death rates are even increasing.

Lifestyle factors linked to brain health of young adults

Lifestyle factors linked to brain health of young adults

Research Highlights

Researchers from the University of Oxford, in collaboration with researchers from Canada and the Universities of Bristol and London, have used advanced magnetic resonance imaging to investigate whether factors such as blood pressure, fitness, smoking and alcohol intake during young adult life are associated with changes in the blood vessels inside the brain.

ADHD medications: large scale review

ADHD medications: large scale review

Research Highlights

A new study co-authored by the Department of Psychiatry's Prof Andrea Cipriani shows that of all available drugs, methylphenidate should be first option for short-term treatment in children.

Impact of paternal post-traumatic stress disorder on the children of military fathers

Impact of paternal post-traumatic stress disorder on the children of military fathers

Research Highlights

Prof Alan Stein and colleagues examined the impact of PTSD on children whose fathers had been in the armed forces.

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

Major Funding Awards Research Highlights

The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has been awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative to an international consortium academically led by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London.