Amelia Talbot

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Amelia is a PhD student at the University of Oxford researching treatment-resistant (also known as difficult to treat, recurrent, life-long) depression. That is when people take anti-depressants but feel that their mood is getting worse or staying the same. Amelia hopes to help these people by telling their stories and giving advice to general practitioners (GPs). She has an interest in this area because she has bipolar disorder. Her interests include anxiety, bipolar, depression, suicide Ideation, qualitative research and primary care.


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First-responders lack training on how to support people in mental health crisis

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Amelia Talbot summarises a new qualitative systematic review exploring first responders’ experiences of providing support to people during a mental health crisis.

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Navigating the long-term effects of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): a qualitative meta-synthesis


Amelia Talbot reviews a qualitative meta-synthesis on the long-term effects of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) reported by people who have received it.

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Why don’t people receive a psychosocial assessment in emergency departments after self-harm?


Amelia Talbot looks at a recent qualitative study of patient and carer perspectives, which explores the reasons why some patients do not receive a psychosocial assessment in emergency departments following self-harm.

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Young people who self-harm: perspectives on primary care


In her debut blog, Amelia Talbot summarises a qualitative study investigating young adult’s experiences and perspectives of general practice care for self-harm.

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