'Facilitating the development, set up and successful completion of mental health clinical research studies across Scotland.'

The Scottish Mental Health Research Network (SMHRN):

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SMaRT Oncology-2 & SMaRT Oncology-3 Trials published in The Lancet

We are pleased to report that the SMaRT Oncology-2 & SMaRT Oncology-3 trials have been published in a series of linked papers in The Lancet.

The papers report on the prevalence of major depression in patients with cancer, and on two trials of an integrated depression treatment. The papers can be found by following the link below.

The Lancet - Depression and Cancer

The Scottish Mental Health Research Network team supported these trials with their recruitment and follow-up, and would like to congratulate the Psychological Medicine Research group led by Professor Michael Sharpe.

SMHRN Annual Scientific Meeting 2014 -

De-stigmatising Mental Illness: the Role of Science & Experience

Date: 11th December 2014
Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

The Scottish Mental Health Research Network Annual Scientific Meeting will take place on 11th December at the John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh. We have a new format this year which includes workshops, speakers, poster presentations and input from the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival. Please join us for what we hope will be a lively and stimulating programme. This event is open to anyone interested and involved in mental health research in Scotland. The event is free and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Speakers and workshop presenters include:

  • Isabella Goldie, Mental Health Foundation
  • Keith Laws, University of Hertfordshire
  • Rosie Stenhouse, University of Edinburgh
  • Simon Bradstreet, Scottish Recovery Network
  • Cathy Wield, Author
  • Diana Rose, King's College London
  • Peter Byrne, Newham University Hospital
  • Neil Quinn, University of Strathclyde
  • Jude Clarke, Manager, Heal The Whole of Me
  • Joanne McLean, Mental Health Foundation
  • Stephen Lawrie, University of Edinburgh

Please note - the deadline for submission of poster abstracts has passed. It is with regret we cannot accept any more.

Last few spaces remaining !!!


SMHRN Newsletter

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SMHRN provides three core services to support mental health research in Scotland:

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