Angharad de Cates

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Angharad is a Specialist Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry, currently in Liaison Psychiatry in Birmingham. She also is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, and will shortly be taking up a Clinical PhD Fellowship funded by the Wellcome Trust at the University of Oxford. Her work explores the interaction between self-harm, well-being, pharmacology, and neurocognitive factors. The major focus of Angharad's doctoral work will be biologically examining the potential of novel antidepressants using both healthy volunteers and individuals with depression.


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Future self-harm may be reduced with a brief psychological intervention, but perhaps only for the more severe


Angharad de Cates explores a recent RCT of a brief psychological intervention to reduce repetition of self-harm in patients admitted to hospital following a suicide attempt.

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Suicide-related internet searches following the release of 13 Reasons Why

Suicidal Feelings Typed into search bar on Google homepage

Angharad de Cates, Alys Cole-King and Stan Kutcher explore a quasi-experimental examination of internet search results, which suggests that the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has both increased suicide awareness while unintentionally increasing suicidal ideation.

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