Krisna Patel

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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.


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“Won’t you be my neighbour?” Psychosis and violent reoffending: does where you live matter?


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.

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