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C2:AD at CPFT Wellbeing at work event

C2:AD Assistant Psychologist Rachel Elliott (R) partnered up with CPFT Cambridge Adult locality team to share the work we do in Cambridge on World mental health day. C2:AD works closely with CPFT to build synergy between researchers and clinicians and move forward with mental health research.

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C2:AD November Seminar

Join us for the C2AD November seminar with Andy MacLeod (Royal Holloway). Andy will be discussing: “Future-directed thinking and emotional disorders” How people think about their own personal futures is a key component of their well-being and mental health.  This talk will discuss the different kinds of ways that future-directed thinking breaks down in anxiety […]

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In the news!

Mindfulness therapy as effective as anti-depressants The largest meta-analysis so far of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for recurrent depression has found that MBCT is an effective treatment option that can help prevent the recurrence of major depression in those who are currently in remission. The paper was published in the Journal of the American Medical […]

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HARMONIC Transdiagnostic study begins!

Dr Tim Dalgleish (of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) was awarded a grant from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Scheme for “A Randomised Controlled Feasibility Trial of a Novel Transdiagnostic Psychological Intervention for Mood and Anxiety Disorders”. With this, we developed a new psychological treatment for adult depression and anxiety disorders. This […]

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C2:AD Seminar Series 2017 dates.

Cambridge Clinical Research Centre in Affective Disorders  2017 Seminar Series Date Speaker Topic October 6th Michelle Moulds (University of New South Wales, Australia) Unhelpful Repetitive Thinking and its Role in Postnatal Adjustment November 3rd Andy MacLeod (Royal Holloway) Title TBC December 1st Sarah Halligan (University of Bath) Title TBC 2018 January February 2nd Kim Wright […]

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C2:AD Publication.

The devil’s in the detail: Accessibility of specific personal memories supports rose-tinted self-generalizations in mental health and toxic self-generalizations in clinical depression.   Hitchcock, C., Rees, C., Dalgleish, T. Summary: Models of memory propose that separate systems underpin the storage and recollection of specific events from our past (e.g., the first day at school), and of the […]

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C2:AD Publication.

Beneficial effects of training in self-distancing and perspective broadening for people with a history of recurrent depression Some of our recent work at C2AD has been on targeting active components of gold-standard therapy for major depression through interventions that are easier to access. We found that Self-Distancing and Perspective Broadening training is a promising clinical […]

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