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Thursday 16th October 2014

Babies' interest in human faces linked to callous and unemotional traits

Babies' interest in human faces linked to callous and unemotional traits
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Scientists at King's College London, the University of Manchester, and the University of Liverpool have found that an infant's preference for a person's face, rather than an object, is associated with lower levels of callous and unemotional behaviours in toddlerhood.
Date:
16 October 2014
Friday 10th October 2014

Centre for Global Mental Health celebrates 5th anniversary

Centre for Global Mental Health celebrates 5th anniversary
Description
On World Mental Health Day 2014, the Centre for Global Mental Health is celebrating its 5th anniversary. Since its launch, the CGMH has focused on generating knowledge about mental disorders, improving access to care, building capacity and engaging policy makers.
Date:
10 October 2014

Sleep sensors to prevent relapse in schizophrenia

Sleep sensors to prevent relapse in schizophrenia
Description
A new research project led by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, is pioneering the use of wrist-worn sleep sensors and smart phone applications to prevent relapse in schizophrenia.
Date:
10 October 2014
Thursday 9th October 2014

King's joins global initiative to identify risk factors for mental illness

King's joins global initiative to identify risk factors for mental illness
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King's College London is part of the ENIGMA Project - a major global initiative, funded by the US National Institutes of Health, that will bring together brain scans and DNA from 30,000 people at over 185 sites globally to identify risk factors behind mental illness.
Date:
09 October 2014
Tuesday 7th October 2014

20 years of cannabis research: what have we learned?

20 years of cannabis research: what have we learned?
Description
Over the past 20 years, the use of cannabis has become almost as common as tobacco among adolescents & young adults. A new review by Prof Wayne Hall at King's College London summarises the evidence on cannabis gathered between 1993 and 2013.
Date:
07 October 2014
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