Edel Mc Glanaghy

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Edel is a Clinical Psychologist with NHS Forth Valley and a Research Fellow at Edinburgh Napier University. She recently completed a doctoral thesis on the Adverse effects of Psychological Therapy (APT study) and a network meta-analysis of psychological therapies for psychosis at University of Edinburgh. She has an interest in the development of the evidence base for psychological interventions within a multidisciplinary context. Edel has a range of research and clinical experience including the Preparing for Life evaluation team at the Geary Institute at University College Dublin, the National Core for Neuroethics at University of British Columbia and the Child and Family Research Institute in Vancouver, Canada.


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Adverse effects of psychotherapy for depression: new meta-analysis looks at deterioration rates


Edel Mc Glanaghy reacquaints us with the negative effects of psychotherapies for adult depression, through an impressive new meta-analysis of trials that measure deterioration rates in patients receiving psychotherapy compared with controls.

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Negative Effects Questionnaire: measuring the potential harm of psychotherapy

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Edel McGlanaghy publishes her debut blog on the Negative Effects Questionnaire for monitoring and reporting adverse effects of psychotherapy. She also highlights her own APT study (Adverse effects of Psychological Therapy), which is currently recruiting individuals with experience of any face to face psychological therapy.

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