Dr Anneka Tomlinson is a clinician and senior postdoctoral researcher working with Professor Andrea Cipriani in the Department of Psychiatry, Univeristy of Oxford. Her focus is on evidence synthesis in psychiatry, particularly mood disorders and adult ADHD with an interest in psychopharmacology and precision medicine. She has also held a position as Honorary Lecturer at the University Manchester, for over 5 years, where she supervises postgraduate students and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. Anneka completed her undergraduate studies in Clinical Sciences (BSc hons) at the Univeristy of Bradford. She later completed her PhD at the Univeristy of Manchester in the field of Adult ADHD; specifically focusing on the neurocognitive deficits and the effects of ADHD treatment. She then went on to study Graduate Medicine at the Univeristy of Oxford, where she now works as a clinician and academic.
Andrea Cipriani and Anneka Tomlinson scrutinise a brand new umbrella review of the associations between antidepressants and adverse health outcomes, which suggests that antidepressants are safe for most people who experience mental health difficulties.