Psychiatry

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DIVISION OF PSYCHIATRY

We are an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching concerned with mental health and illness. Our aim is to  address clinical problems in order to achieve benefits for patients and public health, using insights from basic science. We deliver innovative teaching, relevant to clinical practice, that is informed by our research. 



The dementia epidemic: is it really stabilising?

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:39:06 +0000

UCL Psychiatry’s Dr Naaheed Mukadam recently wrote an article for The Independent that analyses a recent study suggesting that dementia levels may be stabilising. Read it here.

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Congratulations Prof Helen Killaspy

Sat, 08 Aug 2015 10:23:02 +0000

Congratulations to Professor Helen Killaspy who has been awarded an Honorary Professorship by the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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LonDownS Consortium on the mechanisms of Alzheimer disease

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:49:53 +0000

LonDownS have just published a large review in Nature Reviews Neuroscience about what Down syndrome can tell us about the mechanisms of Alzheimer disease Down syndrome, which arises in individuals carrying an extra copy of chromosome 21, is associated with a greatly increased risk of early-onset Alzheimer disease (AD). It is thought that this risk is […]

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