Krisna is a research assistant in the Department of Psychiatry at KCL working in the field of treatment resistance in first episode psychosis after completing a post-graduate MSc qualification in Mental Health Studies. She has previously worked on projects exploring quality and safety in the NHS and the feasibility of an online self-help tool for young people who self-harm. She is a mean baker: the food is fantastic, but she doesn’t share it with just anyone.
Derek Tracy and Krisna Patel consider neighbourhood influences on violent reoffending risk in released prisoners diagnosed with psychotic disorders.
The blog also features a half hour audio podcast with the lead researcher Amir Sariaslan, the blogger Derek Tracy and Chief Elf André Tomlin.[read the full story...]