Mood and Anxiety Research in Sussex (MARS)

Current research


NIHR Portfolio studies

TitleChief Investigator(s)FinishContact

Cardiac control of fear in the brain (BraveHeart).

Prof Hugo Critchley

 

Hugo Critchley

Eh.critchley@bsms.ac.uk

The Restless Mind: Default Mode of Operation or Risk Factor for health?

Prof Hugo Critchley

 

Hugo Critchley

Eh.critchley@bsms.ac.uk

Transmission Of Anxiety From Parent To Child: Investigating Cognitive-Behavioural Processes, Developing And Piloting A Brief Preventative Intervention (ASPI)

Dr Sam Cartwright-Hatton

3/31/2014

Suzanne Dash

ES.Dash@sussex.ac.uk       

Genetics of child anxiety (ASPI Genetics)

Dr Sam Cartwright-Hatton

2/29/2016

Suzanne Dash

ES.Dash@sussex.ac.uk

 

The effectiveness of self-help mindfulness.

 

Lizzie Clark

(Supervisors: Dr Clara Strauss & Dr Kate Kavanagh)

 

Lizzie Clark

El.clark@sussex.ac.uk

ADE Project On Mental Capacity And Bipolar Disorder: Experience Of People With Bipolar Disorder And Psychiatrists In The Use Of The Mental Capacity Act To Plan In Advance For The Severe Episodes Of Illness (PARADES).

Prof Peter Bartlett

 

 

Changes in cortisol excitability in social anxiety (SOCANX)

Dr Yoki Nagai

 

 

 

Process and Outcome in Anorexia Nervosa: a search for mediators (ROSANA).

 

Prof Iain Campbell

 

Clara Strauss

Eclara.strauss@nhs.net

Hypermobility and autonomic hyperactivity: Relevance for the expression of psychiatric symptoms.

Dr Jessica Eccles 8/31/2015

Jessica Eccles

Ej.eccles@bsms.ac.uk

Mechanisms of IFN Induced Depression in Hepatitis-C

Dr Neil Harrison 11/22/2015

Ella Cooper

Ee.cooper2@bsms.ac.uk

Investigation of the Mechanisms Through Which Anti-TNF Therapies Reduce Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr Neil Harrison 11/13/2015

Neil Harrison

En.harrison@bsms.ac.uk

Other funded studies

TitleChief Investigator(s)FundingContact

A pilot RCT of a self-help mindfulness intervention for depression

Dr Clara Strauss

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Clara Strauss

Eclara.strauss@nhs.net

An online feasibility study examining mechanisms of the mood-as-input model with frequent worriers

Prof Graham Davey

University of Sussex, School of Psychology

Graham Davey

E: grahamda@sussex.ac.uk

Non-funded studies

TitleChief Investigator(s)

Carer Involvement in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Lucy Hale

 

Mindfulness-based therapies: Predictors of outcome

 

Moitree Banerjee

(Supervisors: Dr Clara Strauss & Dr Kate Kavanagh)