There is evidence of an association between hoarding (a tendency to acquire an excessive number of objects, which are stored in a disorganised, problematic manner) and psychosis (experiencing symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder).
The project will develop new predictive algorithms for mental health outcomes in young people at high-risk for Schizophrenia (ScZ) that will synthesize expertise from cognitive neuroimaging, clinical psychology and data-analytics.
Developmental and Clinical Psychology Group
Dr K Greenwood, Prof A Field
20 January 2019
Supervisors. Kathryn Greenwood (Professor of Clinical Psychology/CI of the EYE-2 project), Andy Field (Professor of Quantitative Methods), Dr Stuart Clark (Sussex EIP clinical lead), supported by Beth Lawton (chief digital/information officer), Professor Carl May (implementation scientist).
Abstract. Paranoid delusions are the most common symptom of psychosis but less severe forms of paranoid ideation and mistrust are common in everyday life and lie on a continuum with the rarer clinical forms (Elahi, Perez Algorta, Varese, McIntyre, & Bentall, 2017).