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:

Carers’ and service users’ experiences of early intervention in psychosis services: implications for care partnerships

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:

Assertive Responding to Voices (APPROVE) Study

Research exploring perceptions of how mental health clinicians in England adapt their approach for patients of different ethnic backgrounds.

Cultural Adaptations in Clinical Interactions - Summary of Results 

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:


Stepwise article

Use of the Health of the National Outcome Scales (HONOS) to measure effectiveness of community mental healthcare:

Desperately seeking outcomes quantifying the effectiveness of community mental healthcare using health of the nation outcome scales


Exploring media portrayals of mental illness and the effects of media and mental health awareness training on healthcare and media staff:

Mental health professionals and media professionals a survey of attitudes towards one another


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:

Abnormal cortical asymmetry as a target for neuromodulation in neuropsychiatric disorders: A narrative review and concept proposal


Research into Epilepsy

Exploring factors behind attendance at emergency departments by people with epilepsy in rural areas:

Frequency and factors associated with emergency department attendance for people with epilepsy in a rural UK population


Exploring differing responses to Perampanel (an Anti-Epileptic Medication) in the general population and people with Intellectual Disabilities:

Perampanel Paper

Perampanel (Dutch Paper)