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Insecure parental attachment linked to high social costs

Insecure parental attachment linked to high social costs
Description
Researchers from King's College London have, for the first time, calculated the significant social costs associated with young people who don't have a secure attachment to their parents
Date:
Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Depression and binge-drinking more common among military partners

Depression and binge-drinking more common among military partners
Description
New research suggests that depression and binge-drinking are more common among the female partners of UK military personnel than among comparable women outside the military community.
Date:
Tuesday 24th September 2019

ON EDGE opens at Science Gallery London

ON EDGE opens at Science Gallery London
Description
A new exhibition and events season at Science Gallery London combines art, design, psychology and neuroscience to highlight positive and creative responses when dealing with anxiety.
Date:
Thursday 19th September 2019

Two new PhD programmes announced to further scientific excellence

Two new PhD programmes announced to further scientific excellence
Description
Wellcome have funded two new PhD programmes at King's
Date:
Wednesday 18th September 2019

UK's first Centre to tackle modern society's impact on mental health

UK's first Centre to tackle modern society's impact on mental health
Description
The UK's first major UKRI-funded Centre for Society and Mental Health will investigate how rapid changes in modern society impact on our mental health. Based at King's College London, the new Centre will develop policies and practices for creating mentally healthy environments.
Date:
Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Close monitoring essential to ensure safety of ketamine for depression

Close monitoring essential to ensure safety of ketamine for depression
Description
Patients, carers and advocates say better evidence is needed on the safety of ketamine for depression after long-term use, and that those prescribed it must be closely monitored.
Date:
Tuesday 30th July 2019

Strategies used by people with autism to 'fit in' could delay diagnosis

Strategies used by people with autism to 'fit in' could delay diagnosis
Description
The first scientific study of strategies used by people with autism to disguise their condition has been conducted by researchers at King's College London.
Date:
Wednesday 24th July 2019

Report reveals extent of poor physical health among people with mental illness

Report reveals extent of poor physical health among people with mental illness
Description
Findings released today in a special commission from The Lancet Psychiatry reveal the extent of physical health inequalities experienced worldwide by people with mental illness.
Date:
Wednesday 17th July 2019

Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia

Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia
Description
A global study, led by researchers at King's College London and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought.
Date:
Tuesday 16th July 2019

First drug for preventing cluster headaches

First drug for preventing cluster headaches
Description
The first ever drug to help prevent cluster headaches has been shown as effective in a clinical trial led by researchers at King's College London.
Date:
Wednesday 10th July 2019

Ten percent of hospital inpatients are alcohol dependent

Ten percent of hospital inpatients are alcohol dependent
Description
A review of evidence by researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) has found high levels of alcohol dependence among hospital inpatients.
Date:
Thursday 4th July 2019

Jamie Cullum leads world's first 5G music lesson

Jamie Cullum leads world's first 5G music lesson
Description
Jamie Cullum leads world's first 5G music lesson for music-making charity
Date:
Tuesday 2nd July 2019
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