Associate Research Fellow
Sir Henry Wellcome Building for Mood Disorders Research F05
Sir Henry Wellcome Building for Mood Disorders Research, University of Exeter, Queens Drive, Exeter, EX4 4QQ, UK
Jon Richards is an Associate Research Fellow working with Professor Willem Kuyken on the PREVENT trial - ‘Preventing depressive relapse in NHS settings‘. The randomised controlled trial aims to establish if Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) provides an effective alternative relapse prevention approach to maintenance antidepressant medication for patients with a history of recurrent depression. He is responsible for recruitment in the South Devon area. His role involves recruiting and assessing participants eligibility for the trial and following them up over the two year trial period.