Lucy Barrass

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Lucy is a PhD researcher at university of Bristol, exploring mental health across the life course using birth cohort data from the Philippines. She has an MSc in Public Health and Health Services Research and has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences. Lucy's interests include inequalities in mental health (individual, regional, national, global) and suicide.


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Detection of depression in primary care settings in low- and middle-income countries


Lucy Barrass considers a systematic review exploring the detection of depression in primary care settings in low- and middle-income countries.

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Common mental health inequalities across racialised groups: the gaps are getting bigger


Lucy Barrass reviews a study on the prevalence of common mental disorders and treatment receipt for people from ethnic minority backgrounds in England.

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Suicide rates in ethnic minorities and indigenous people


In her debut blog, Lucy Barrass examines a systematic review which finds high variation in risk and rate of suicide in indigenous and ethnic minority populations.

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