Funding has been obtained from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Scheme for a clinical trial at C2:AD of trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young children aged 3-8 years old. The trial – PYCES (Parents and Young Children under Extreme Stress) – is now underway.
The service is initially being run as part of a pragmatic clinical trial in comparison to usual care. The CSDS offers specialist and coordinated psychiatric, psychological and nursing care for refractory depression and is funded by the NIHR CLAHRC and the MRC. The trial will run for 2 years and is in collaboration with the […]
C2:AD in association with the Mood Disorders Centre in Exeter has been awarded a grant form the Mental Health Research Network to develop a large-scale funding application for a transdiagnostic intervention for mood and anxiety disorders in adults.
The University of Cambridge is placed as the top European Institution for Psychiatry and Psychology research (http://tiny.cc/eu9h5)
ASPECTS stands for Acute Stress Programme for Children and Teenagers and is this trial evaluates Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, in comparison to waiting list group, looking at how children and teenagers feel after frightening experiences such as road trafic accidents or violence. (http://c2ad.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/projects/aspects.html). This study has been conducted by by Dr Richard Meiser-Stedman and Dr Anna McKinnnon. Recruitment […]
PREVENT trial launched (http://www.prevent-southwest.org.uk/) – a large definitive RCT based at the University of Exeter, in collaboration with C2:AD, that evaluates Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, in comparison to continuation anti-depressant medication in the prevention of depressive relapse over a two year period.
Prof David. Clark innaugarated the C2:AD seminar series
Affective disorders such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress can have a devastating effect on the lives of children and adults. A new centre to support research that improves understanding and treatment of these affective disorders in children, adolescents and adults opens on the 14th December in Cambridge. The Cambridge Clinical Research Centre in Affective […]