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Current Studies

We support research for a wide range of services, across mental health, memory disorders (MARC),  learning disabilities and community based care. Please click on the below categories to see relevant current studies. 

Studies currently recruiting  
  • Compassion, burnout and self-criticism in mental healthcare professionalsA questionnaire based study with the option of trying out a two week Compassionate Mind Training practices.
  • COPeE-support for families and friends of individuals affected by psychosis.
  • Exploring Unusual FeelingsThis questionnaire study aims to better understand the symptoms of disassociation and to see if these experiences cause psychotic-like experiences.
  • FEATSOCsThis study aims to see if Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can be used to help treat people with obsessive compulsive disorder.
  • RADARAiming to understand the long term benefits and drawbacks of reducing, and in some cases, coming off antipsychotic medication.
  • PALSThis project hopes to make people feel more connected in their communities and personal relationships.
  • UdamoSelf-help apps- do you use them? Are they useful? And how could they be improved?
  • CaFI StudyThis study aims to test the effectiveness of a more Culturally-adapted Family Intervention (CaFI) for Sub Saharan African and Caribbean people with schizophrenia and psychosis in the UK and their families.
  • GLADThis is an opportunity for anyone who has or is suffering with anxiety or depression to take part in the biggest study of it's kind, looking at the factors behind anxiety and depression.
  • TRD QoLA questionnaire looking at the quality of life for patients and carers affected by depression.
  • PPiP2This study aims to estimate the prevalence of antibodies against neuronal cell surface targets in patients with psychotic symptoms.
  • Culture Free CBTThe aim of this study is to assess the feasibility and acceptability of the intervention using the third wave CBT approach with diverse cultures.
  • HWBA questionnaire to provide information about the health and wellbeing of people with serious mental illness (SMI).

Studies currently recruiting     

  • ARTIC PCInvestigating the use of antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infection in children presenting in primary care.
  • ComPASSIONThis is a short, anonymous, online survey looking to better understand the current level of awareness amongst healthcare professionals of eating disorders in the context of Type 1 diabetes.
  • L.O.S.E WeightLiraglutide and the management of Overweight and obesity in people with Schizophrenia: a pilot study. This study will look at the use of a weight loss drug in people with severe mental illness. This is a pilot study to gather data on recruitment, consent, retention, adherence and dropout rates.
  • Neuro LTCA questionnaire based study which looks to gain a better understanding of factors that predict levels of care and the impact of fatigue for people with Parkinsons Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, Huntingtons Disease and Motor Neurone Disease and their caregivers.
  • Screening of Target Genes (Asthma)Screening of target genes for polymorphic variation which may alter treatment response for airway treatment targets.
  • SIGNUMAn observational study that looks to recruit patients that have a history of stroke or at risk of having a stroke and collect genetic and biomarker data linked to recorded data as part of a patient's routine clinical care.
  • Quality of Life InjectableAn observational study looking at the effect of injectable therapies on health status, quality of life and treatment satisfaction in patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • StartRightGetting the right classification and treatment from diagnosis in young adults with diabetes.
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