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Street Triage reduces police detentions at no additional cost

Street Triage reduces police detentions at no additional cost

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The Government's 'street triage'initiative - which sees mental health nurses accompany police officers to incidents where people need mental health support - could reduce police detentions without increasing cost to the public purse, suggests a new study by researchers from King's College London.
'Grit' adds little to prediction of academic achievement

'Grit' adds little to prediction of academic achievement

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Personality characteristics – especially conscientiousness - have previously been shown to have a significant but moderate influence on academic achievement. However, a new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, suggests that 'grit', defined as perseverance and passion for long-term goals, adds little to the prediction of school achievement.
Suicide six times more likely in CFS patients compared to general population

Suicide six times more likely in CFS patients compared to general population

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People diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are more likely to die by suicide than the general population, but overall mortality rates for people with CFS are comparable to the general population, according to a new study from researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London.
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Neuronal activity and glutamate signalling regulating myelination in health and disease

Neuronal activity and glutamate signalling regulating myelination in health and disease

Date
18 Feb 2016
Location
Guy's Campus, Lecture Theatre 2 New Hunt's House, SE1 1UL
Description
This Department of Developmental Neurobiology Seminar will be presented by Dr Thóra Káradóttir and hosted by Matt Grubb.
Octopus neural systems and their development

Octopus neural systems and their development

Date
25 Feb 2016
Location
Guy's Campus, Harris Lecture Theatre Hodgkin Building, SE1 1UL
Description
This Department of Developmental Neurobiology Seminar will be presented by Dr Cliff Ragsdale and hosted by Jon Clarke.
Immunopsychiatry Meeting: Inflammation and neurogenesis

Immunopsychiatry Meeting: Inflammation and neurogenesis

Date
8 Mar 2016
Location
Denmark Hill Campus, IoPPN Main Building, SE5 8AF, Wolfson Lecture Theatre
Description
This Immunopsychiatry meeting will be presented by Alessandra Borsini of King's College London.
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