Emily is a master’s student at UCL studying Clinical Mental Health Sciences, with a focus on epidemiology and psychosis. She completed a BSc in Psychology at the University of Reading and is an aspiring clinical psychologist. She is currently working on a research project examining the curiosities of the Capgras delusion; this is a compelling syndrome in which individuals hold the delusional belief that significant others have been replaced by identical imposters.
Emily Currell writes her debut Mental Elf blog about a recent Lancet Psychiatry systematic review, which reports that childhood maltreatment is associated with an unfavourable course of bipolar disorder in adult years.[read the full story...]