Tayla is a PhD student in UCL’s Division of Psychiatry. For her PhD she is conducting the longitudinal cohort study SENSE, which is investigating the mental health of UCL students. Previously, she completed an MSc in Clinical Mental Health Sciences and worked as a Research Assistant on various randomised controlled trials. She has a particular interest in the mental health of young people, specifically depression and anxiety.
Tayla McCloud reviews a recent paper which finds that imposter syndrome might be at the heart of both poor wellbeing and high stress levels in PhD students.[read the full story...]
Tayla McCloud summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effectiveness of universal programmes for the prevention of suicidal ideation, behaviour and mental ill health in medical students.[read the full story...]
Joe Barnby and Muna Dubad explore a recent systematic review that looks at the potential predictors of adherence to web-based and mobile technologies for people with psychosis.[read the full story...]
Tayla McCloud summarises a recent systematic review and meta-analysis of physical activity and sedentary behaviour, which found that more than two-thirds of people with depression did not comply with the recommendation of 150 minutes of physical activity per week.[read the full story...]
Tayla McCloud appraises the recent Head Start randomised controlled trial measuring the efficacy of a maternal depression prevention strategy.[read the full story...]
Tayla McCloud from the #UCLJournalClub presents the findings of a cohort study showing that antipsychotics are being over-prescribed in people with learning disabilities.[read the full story...]