One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health issue in a given year. Yet, the causes and consequences of even the most common mental health conditions are not fully understood.

In this project researchers will analyse ‘big data’ to draw meaningful insights out of vast quantities of information. In this way, they hope to shed new light on the mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of common mental health conditions.

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