C2AD 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 technique. Individuals who completed the training when remitted from depression demonstrated increased ability to distance and broaden […]

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C2AD July Workshop

Join us for the C2AD June seminar with Dr Georgina Clifford (MRC-CBU and London Trauma Specialists). Georgina will be facilitating a half-day workshop on: The development and facilitation of an Emotion and Memory group programme for the treatment of Complex PTSD. Details: Friday 7th July 9.15 – 12.30 Lecture Theatre MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences […]

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C2AD June Seminar

Join us for the C2AD June seminar with Martina Di Simplicio (CPFT and MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit). Martina will be discussing her recent work on: IMAGINATOR: A proof of concept trial of an intervention for young people who self-harm. Details: Friday 2nd June 12:30pm-1:30pm Herchel Smith Building on the Forvie site at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in […]

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Publication!

We have recently published some work exploring a novel training programme that aims to isolate active components of current gold standard intervention for relapse prevention. The programme, Self-Distancing and Perspective Broadening Training, was effective at reducing distress to upsetting memories and reducing residual symptoms of depression in those who were currently remitted from depression, relative […]

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Workshop: Treating Anhedonia with Dr Barney Dunn. April 28th 2017

Workshop: Treating Anhedonia with Dr Barney Dunn.  April 28th 2017 Friday 28th April 2017. 9:30am -12:30pm ( arrive by 09:15) *This is a Free event* Introduction ‘The primary focus in CBT for depression has been on down-regulating negative thinking and feeling. However, it is increasingly realised that anhedonia, a reduction in the ability to experience […]

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Published Papers

See here for published papers affiliated with the C2:AD: In press GOODALL, B., DALGLEISH, T., Chadwick, I. , WERNER-SEIDLER, A., McKinnon, A., Morant, N., SCHWEIZER, S., PANESAR, I., Humhrey, A., WATSON, P., Lafortune, L., Smith, P., Meiser-Stedman, R. (In Press) Trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy versus treatment-as-usual for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young children aged […]

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Mindfulness in Schools

We have delighted to report that the C2:AD and colleagues in Oxford and Exeter have been successful in their application for a large Wellcome Trust Strategic Award entitled ‘Promoting Mental Health and Building Resilience in Adolescence: Investigating Mindfulness and Attentional Control’. Mindfulness has proven effective in relapse prevention for those who experience recurrent depression. We are […]

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Grant application accepted for Transdiagnostic Study

Dr Tim Dalgleish (of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) successfully applied for and has been 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”. We have developed a new psychological treatment for adult depression and […]

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September 2012 – Memory specificity training improves symptoms of depression in traumatised adolescents

In a study forthcoming in Clinical Psychological Science, psychological scientists Hamid Neshat-Doost (University of Isfahan), Laura Jobson (University of East Anglia), Tim Dalgleish of (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, C2AD) and colleagues investigated whether Memory Specificity Training, might improve people’s memory for past events and ameliorate their symptoms of depression. Based on their promising findings […]

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