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Mental health support scheme for NHS workers extended to social care staff in Wales

5 April 2022

Cardiff University-led Health for Health Professionals Wales scheme rebranded as Canopi

Chalk drawings by children for the rare diseases project Share Your Rare

Share Your Rare: Gallery of rare genetic conditions project now available online

11 March 2022

Artists and scientists collaborate to share the stories of the rare genetic condition community.

9th MRC Summer School

Applications now open for our Summer School in Brain Disorders Research 2022

16 February 2022

Applications for our Summer School in Brain Disorders are now open.

A screenshot of James Walters and fellow speakers at a conference

A more connected world gives us a better chance of understanding mental health

3 February 2022

MRC CNGG director Prof James Walters was as a panellist at Expo 2020. He discussed how important a digitally-connected world is to advance research.

Study reveals link between brain cell development and risk of schizophrenia

14 January 2022

Cardiff University study is ‘major step forward’ in hunt for developmental origins of psychiatric disorders

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First genetic evidence discovered which could separate diagnosis of postpartum psychosis from bipolar disorder

23 December 2021

A new research paper on postpartum psychosis and its link to bipolar disorder has substantiated differences between the two for the first time.

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Webinar: From menstruation to menopause – a reproductive mental health journey

1 December 2021

In a webinar Professor Ian Jones and Dr Arianna Di Florio discussed their latest research into the mental health challenges women face during the menstrual cycle, childbirth and menopause.

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Collaborative study reveals new findings about ADHD in young adulthood

5 November 2021

Professor Anita Thapar, who leads the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry section at the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences (DPMCN), writes about the team's latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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New study unearths link between schizophrenia and neurodevelopmental disorders

15 October 2021

The paper also identified a set of specific mutations that are likely to increase risk for both schizophrenia and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Welsh Government highlights Cardiff University's mental health research and international ties

8 October 2021

For World Mental Health Day 2021, Welsh Government has featured Cardiff University and the central role it has played in global mental health research efforts.