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Loneliness – so obviously important but very under-reported

Robert Stewart, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at King’s College London and Clinical and Population Informatics Lead at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre writes about the work of his team to identify loneliness in healthcare records using natural language processing, and how this can help improve our understanding and treatment of mental health.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 May 2022

Using CRIS to map the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – service user and carer priorities

This blog was written by Dr Anna Kolliakou, Clinical Informatics Interface and Network Lead and Professor Rob Stewart, Maudsley BRC Clinical and Population Informatics Lead.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Sep 2021

CRIS Blog: Artificial Intelligence and Data in Suicide Prevention

This blog was written by Dr Rina Dutta, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant Psychiatrist at IoPPN. She tweets @rina_dutta

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Mar 2020

CRIS Blog: Appropriate use of healthcare records for research

CRIS has been used by researchers for over 10 years now and has supported somewhere between 150 and 200 research papers, as well as helping to transform the way in which SLaM learns from its clinical practice

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 Feb 2020

CRIS Blog: Answering real-world questions about medication and mental health through pharmacoepidemiology

Pharmacoepidemiology is the study of the use and effects of medication in large groups of people, where researchers use epidemiological methods, such as population cohorts to investigate pharmacological outcomes.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 Feb 2020