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Diabetes, Psychiatry, & Psychology Research Group

The Diabetes, Psychiatry, & Psychology Research Group is a multidisciplinary team. The group is part of the Psychological Medicine Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Diabetes Clinical Academic Groups of King's Health Partners (KHP) crossing the interface between psychiatry and medicine.

DISCOVER Research Group

Adolescence is a key period for the prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety, as half of lifetime mental health problems start by the age of fourteen. However, few evidence-based treatments exist and current services are limited. Additionally, help-seeking is very low, particularly among black and minority ethnic groups.

Domestic Violence and Abuse in the Miltary

Blank spaceThe first of its kind in the UK, our cutting-edge research aims to improve understanding of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) perpetration and victimisation among military personnel and their partners.

Environmental Risk (E-Risk) Longitudinal Twin Study

E-Risk study, now in its third decade, follows the lives of 2232 twins born in 1994-95 in England and Wales. The study builds knowledge about how environmental and genetic factors shape behaviors, attitudes and health.

Eating Disorders Research Group

The Eating Disorders Research Group aims to find out more about the neurobiological, genetic and psychological causes and consequences of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and other eating disorders, and to use that knowledge to develop new and better treatments. 


Reducing the harmful effects of cannabis use: Finding the optimal CBD:THC ratio.

Emotional Development Intervention and Treatment (EDIT) Lab

Led by Prof Thalia Eley the lab explores the role of genes and the environment on the development and treatment of anxiety, depression and related traits, based at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London

Researching Emotional Disorders and Development Lab

The Researching Emotional Disorders and Development (REDD) Lab is a research group led by Dr. Jennifer Lau. We study typical and atypical development of emotional and social behaviour across childhood and adolescence. We focus on why some young people experience more difficulties during this period than others, and what strategies could be used to overcome these difficulties.


The acute effects of cannabis use: An escalating THC dose-finding pilot study in frequent cannabis users.



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NIHR Maudsley BRC

NIHR Maudsley BRC

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre is a pioneering and key partnership between the IoPPN…

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