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Talking with Voices II

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4807"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A novel dialogical therapy (Talking With Voices) in comparison to treatment as usual in adults with distressing and persistent auditory hallucinations: A randomised controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of a treatment strategy targeted at trauma-related mechanisms You are being invited to take part in a research study. Sometimes, because we do not know which way of supporting people is most helpful and effective, we need to make comparisons. If you...

Talking with Voices II

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4807"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A novel dialogical therapy (Talking With Voices) in comparison to treatment as usual in adults with distressing and persistent auditory hallucinations: A randomised controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of a treatment strategy targeted at trauma-related mechanisms You are being invited to take part in a research study. Sometimes, because we do not know which way of supporting people is most helpful and effective, we need to make comparisons. If you...

RAPID

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4681" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] RAPID TRIAL – Remote Approaches to Psychosocial Intervention Delivery The RAPID Trial is a randomised clinical trial looking at the effectiveness of remote psychosocial interventions for people who have a diagnosis of severe mental health, experience suicidal thoughts and are being seen by a Home-Based Treatment Team.   RAPID STUDY BACKGROUND: WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? People who have suicidal thoughts are more likely to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital following contact...

Star Trial

STAR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4558" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is the STAR trial? The STAR trial is a large study to find out if trauma therapy is helpful for a range of problems. It will include 300 people, across 5 NHS areas in England, in Manchester, London, Oxford, Newcastle and Sussex. The trial has recently launched and we will be continuing to recruit until 2022! To test whether the therapy is helpful, half of the people taking part...

CaFI

CaFI

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] CaFI: Culturally-adapted Family Intervention A NEW TALKING THERAPY FOR PEOPLE FROM SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN BACKGROUNDS WITH EXPERIENCE OF PSYCHOSIS AND THOSE CLOSE TO THEM   WHY IS CAFI NEEDED? In the UK, African-Caribbean people including those of Mixed heritage, are much more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia and to be ‘sectioned’ under the Mental Health Act than any other ethnic group.   The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) highlight an urgent...

HOAX

HOAX

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] HOAX Understanding Psychosis HOAX Our Right to Hope is a joint project between the Psychosis Research Unit and social enterprise Ziggy’s Wish. HOAX Our Right to Hope utilises award winning pieces created by Ziggy’s Wish and combines them to achieve a cross-media approach to storytelling. The three pieces of HOAX Our Right to Hope include the HOAX ‘My Lonely Heart’ stage musical, the HOAX ‘Psychosis Blues’ graphic novel and the HOAX ‘Our...

BART

BART

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] BART (Bipolar At-Risk Trial) BART (Bipolar At-Risk Trial) is a new feasibility study which is now in its recruitment phase. It has been awarded funding from The Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) stream at The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).   The aim for BART is to investigate whether CBT is an acceptable, feasible and potentially effective treatment option for people who have been identified as being at risk of developing...

FOCUS

FOCUS

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] FOCUS (Focusing On Clozapine Unresponsive Symptoms) A Randomised Controlled Trial FOCUS Publication FOCUS is funded by the National Institute for Health Research via the Health Technology Assessment program for four years. FOCUS is sponsored by Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Having started on 1st December 2012, FOCUS will run until 31st November 2016.   Please note that FOCUS has now reached its recruitment target and is no longer accepting new referrals.   The FOCUS...

STEP WISE

STEP WISE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] STEP WISE (Structured Education For People With Schizophrenia) STEPWISE Publication STEP WISE is a programme of research investigating whether a group education programme can help reduce or prevent weight gain for people who experience psychosis and take antipsychotic medication. STEP WISE is a multi-site trial spanning 10 sites across the UK and is led by academics at the University of Sheffield and the University of Southampton.   The Greater Manchester site is headed...

COMPARE

COMPARE

COMPARE trial (Cognitive behavioural therapy or Medication for Psychosis – A Randomised Evaluation) COMPARE Publication The COMPARE trial is a pilot randomised controlled trial investigating CBT compared to antipsychotics and to a combination of both in the treatment of adults who experience psychosis.   The standard treatment for psychosis is antipsychotic medication. Antipsychotics have been proven to be helpful in reducing symptoms of psychosis for some people, however evidence suggests that many people...