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Rebecca Strawbridge

Rebecca Strawbridge

Lecturer in Psychological Medicine

Research interests

  • Mental Health
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology

Biography

Becci is a lecturer in psychological medicine within the Centre for Affective Disorders at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (King's College London). Her research and interests span several domains and methodologies with a strong focus on affective disorders. Since joining King’s in 2009, she has worked on many research projects across a range of areas surrounding mental health. These include systematic reviews and meta-analyses, clinical trials, neuroimaging and proteomic biomarker studies, psychometric development and validation, predictors of response to various treatments and across different patient populations, psychological therapy, the assessment of cognitive function through virtual reality and cognitive remediation approaches. She also has developed a strong interest in teaching and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). The majority of Dr Strawbridge’s current research and teaching work is focused around affective disorders. 

Qualifications: 

BSc Psychology (University of Exeter) with 1st Class Hons 

Msc Psychiatric Research (King’s College London) with Distinction 

PhD Biological Psychiatry (King’s College London) 

Research Interests 

  • Affective Disorders 
  • Treatment-resistant depression 
  • Bipolar disorder 
  • Meta-analysis 
  • Clinical trials 
  • Personalised medicine 
  • Inflammation 
  • Cognitive remediation 

Research Groups

Affective Disorders Research Group 

Centre for Affective Disorders 

NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Translational Therapeutics  

Expertise and Public Engagement 

Becci has written articles for non-academic as well as academic newsletters, blogs, magazine and information webpages about her own and others’ mental health research. She has organised and attended workshops to develop and facilitate skills in communicating with the public about science and public health, and has participated in presentations and panel discussions about mental health. 

 

    Research

    brain trees
    Centre for Affective Disorders (CfAD)

    The Centre for Affective Disorders (CfAD) focuses on mood and anxiety disorders, common disorders which cause great suffering for many people.

    rlink1
    Optimising response to lithium treatment through personalized evaluation of individuals with bipolar I disorder: The R-Link initiative

    The R-Link study aims to find out which factors predict future response to lithium treatment in the long-term.

    Project status: Ongoing

    RHAPSODY Study
    The RHAPSODY Study

    Clinical Feasibility of Speech Phenotyping for Remote Assessment of Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric disorders (RHAPSODY)

    Project status: Ongoing

    News

    People with depression “stagnating” in primary care says top UK Psychiatrist

    A new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and the European Brain Council has found “substantial...

    780x450 depression-lonely-web

    Events

    23JanImmuno 23.01.23

    Immunopsychiatry Meeting - 2 talks

    The IoPPN Immunopsychiatry Meetings are an exciting new forum for research and debate, set up with the aim of bringing together researchers and students from...

    Please note: this event has passed.

    Psychotherapy 

    Cognitive remediation 

    Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses 

    Mood disorders 

      Research

      brain trees
      Centre for Affective Disorders (CfAD)

      The Centre for Affective Disorders (CfAD) focuses on mood and anxiety disorders, common disorders which cause great suffering for many people.

      rlink1
      Optimising response to lithium treatment through personalized evaluation of individuals with bipolar I disorder: The R-Link initiative

      The R-Link study aims to find out which factors predict future response to lithium treatment in the long-term.

      Project status: Ongoing

      RHAPSODY Study
      The RHAPSODY Study

      Clinical Feasibility of Speech Phenotyping for Remote Assessment of Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric disorders (RHAPSODY)

      Project status: Ongoing

      News

      People with depression “stagnating” in primary care says top UK Psychiatrist

      A new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and the European Brain Council has found “substantial...

      780x450 depression-lonely-web

      Events

      23JanImmuno 23.01.23

      Immunopsychiatry Meeting - 2 talks

      The IoPPN Immunopsychiatry Meetings are an exciting new forum for research and debate, set up with the aim of bringing together researchers and students from...

      Please note: this event has passed.

      Psychotherapy 

      Cognitive remediation 

      Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses 

      Mood disorders