ACTAD is a randomised control trial to determine the effectiveness of ACT for the treatment of alcohol dependence compared with standard treatment.
This project aims to evaluate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and appropriateness of the Alcohol Improvement Programme, the effectiveness of the Early Implementation Programme, and the effectiveness and appropriateness of each programme component, and its contribution to the AIP as a whole.
This study aims to investigate the experiences and attitudes of problem substance users and hospital staff in a single acute care setting in the UK.
NIQUAD aims to shed new light on the scale of substance use and substance-specific harms, and examine the natural history, intervention effects and impact in reducing or magnifying such harms.
UKCTCS is a strategic partnership of nine UK universities in England and Scotland (Nottingham, Bath, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Stirling, Queen Mary, UCL, York and Bristol) involving leading tobacco control researchers from a range of disciplines.
The Lime Trees Research team were recently awareded a grant from the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) to investigate the effectiveness of computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (cCBT) for adolescents with depression.
We propose to use Mendelian randomisation and genetic epidemiology to more fully understand dietary associations and modifiable environmental risk factors in psychiatric disease.
AMPHORA aims to create a European Alcohol Policy Research Alliance of internationally renowned alcohol policy researchers which will undertake new empirical research to strengthen the overall European research base of the impact of public health measures and interventions, including taxes, pricing, availability, access, advertisement, drinking environments, and early diagnosis and treatment of disease in multiple settings, geographical regions, gender and age groups to guide integrated policy making to reduce the harm done by alcohol.
Funded by: The European Commission
The SNAP trial investigates whether Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) helps pregnant women to give up smoking, whether it is cost-effective and if it has any effect on the subsequent behaviour and development of their children over the next two years.
The aim of this study is to find out whether psychological therapies are effective for people with substance misuse. This study will investigate how many people with substance use problems and depression are willing to engage with brief psychological therapy, how many complete this, and what participants think about this psychological treatment. We also want to find out if participants who benefit from treatment have certain things in common; for example their use of alcohol or drugs or their level of dependence on substances.
This programme will develop and test means of identifying people at risk from vascular disease in primary care and undertake the foundation-laying research required for large scale randomised clinical trials of evidence-based preventative approaches to tackle psychological barriers to health change.
TRiP-LaB will work with four other CLAHRC research themes and their associated clinical and service user communities to develop, implement and evaluate strategies for evidence-based change in services.
Attachment, the relationship between caregiver and child, is a crucial factor in an infant's ability to develop healthy relationships. Research has identified different types of attachment relationships.
We are doing some research to check that we have correctly translated a questionnaire for young people into British Sign Language (BSL). The questionnaire is used to ask people about emotional and other difficulties.
This study will develop a 'bespoke smoking cessation' service targeted to meet the needs of those with serious mental health problems such as schizophrenia, and will test the clinical and cost effectiveness of this approach in a randomised controlled trial.
Muslim Communities Learning About Second-hand Smoke (MCLASS) is a cluster, randomised, controlled pilot trial of 'Smoke Free Homes' delivered in Islamic religious settings (mosques hosting communal prayers, study circles for women and Qur'an classes for children) with embedded preliminary health economic and qualitative analyses.