Lisa is a Clinical Librarian at North East London NHS Foundation Trust. She's responsible for information skills training in the context of evidence-based practice as well as providing evidence and current awareness to several communities of practice and public health teams to enable them to make evidence-based decisions. She’s interested in making research accessible and understandable for a wider audience.
The views expressed in her blogs are her own, not her employer's.
Lisa Burscheidt summarises a recent Cochrane systematic review of Omega-3 fatty acids for depression in adults, which finds a lack of evidence to determine the effects of n-3PUFAs as a treatment for major depressive disorder.
Lisa Burscheidt appraises an RCT of telemedicine psychotherapy for depression in older veterans, which establishes non-inferiority of telemedicine delivery versus same-room delivery of behavioural activation.
Lisa Burscheidt reports on an RCT of the Headspace mental health literacy intervention and the impact it has on the mental health literacy, stigma, help-seeking and mental health of a group of young people in Australia.
Lisa Burscheidt summarises a recent Cochrane review of psychotherapy for chronic pain in children and adolescents, which concludes that psychological therapies should be considered as a treatment, but better primary studies are needed to help steer pain management decisions.
Lisa Burscheidt reports on a recent Cochrane review that looks at the effects of kinship care versus traditional foster care for the safety, permanency and well-being of children removed from the home for maltreatment.