Mental health studies currently looking for participants


Study of the month

We are looking for people aged 16+ who experience psychosis to take part in a research trial looking at the possible benefits of Attention Training Techniques (ATT) to help with difficulties associated with psychosis.iATTp Logo

  • Participants meet with a researcher for an initial assessment where they will complete the PANSS and some questionnaires
  • ALL eligible participants will then be randomly selected to either receive their usual treatment OR usual treatment plus Attention Training Technique (ATT)
  • ATT consists of up to 12 weekly sessions with a therapist
  • All participants will then meet with a research assistant 3, 6 and 12 month follow-up points
  • At the appointments with the research assistant, particiapants will be reimbursed £20 for their time. 

To find out more, please contact: 

Lydia Pearson (Research Assistant)

Telephone: 0161 358 1863

Sophie Parker (Consualtant Clinical Psychologist)

Telephone: 0161 358 1395


NIHR Portfolio Studies Looking for Participants

Below is a chart of NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) Portfolio research studies that have been approved by the Trust and are currently looking for participants:

Current Studies - Mental Health - April 2019.pdf [pdf] 166KB

If you would like to know more about taking part in any of these mental health studies you can contact Steve Lanskhear NIHR Lead Clinical Studies Officer.

Telephone: 07507 845 953  Email: 

This does not commit you to taking part but Steve will be able to discuss what studies might be suitable for you and answer any questions you may have.  All information will be kept confidential.