Results from completed research
We aim for participants in any many CFT Research studies as possible to receive feedback from the study sponsors about the results of the trials to which they have contributed.
Please find below links to a range of published articles about CFT Research Studies which have now been completed.
Research into Mental Health Conditions and Services
Exploring the experience of the users of Early Intervention In Psychosis services and their carers:
Results of research into voice-hearing in psychosis, and finalised questionnaires measuring assertive responding to distressing voices, and assertive responding to other people, can be downloaded here.
Research exploring perceptions of how mental health clinicians in England adapt their approach for patients of different ethnic backgrounds.
Comparing differing approaches to providing psychiatry input to inpatient and community mental health services.
Lifestyle education groups for people with schizophrenia aiming to support weight reduction and improve diet and physical activity levels.
Use of the Health of the National Outcome Scales (HONOS) to measure effectiveness of community mental healthcare.
Exploring media portrayals of mental illness and the effects of media and mental health awareness training on healthcare and media staff.
Exploring the effects of Community Treatment Orders for people with psychosis.
A review of the evidence for new Non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) treatments of disorders including epilepsy, ADHD and schizophrenia.
The Need of Doctors for safe confessional and cathartic spaces (Book Chapter).
Building theory to evaluate a collaborative care intervention for people with psychosis in England.
The importance of storytelling within medical and health provision and education to help understand the individual human aspect of health provision (book Chapter).
Preferences for group arts therapies: a cross-sectional survey of mental health patients and the general population.
Research into Epilepsy
Exploring factors behind attendance at emergency departments by people with epilepsy in rural areas.
Exploring differing responses to Anti-Epileptic Medication in the general population and people with Intellectual Disabilities (Learning Disabilities).