Marcus Tan

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Marcus is a CAMHS ST6 higher trainee at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. He is am passionate about digital mental health, and currently leads a Quality Improvement project aimed at getting professionals to ask more about digital media use in their assessments. He is a committee member of Gaming the Mind: a charity of mental health professionals interested in videogames and psychiatry. He also has interests in cultural psychiatry, and is involved with research on the effect of the wider societal environment on an individual’s mental health.


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Social media use and depression in adolescence: what we (don’t) know so far


Marcus Tan summarises a recent scoping review which brings together research papers examining social media use and depression in adolescence.

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Trauma and psychotic experiences: results from a transnational survey


Today Marcus Tan and William Lee publish their debut elf blog on a new paper in the British Journal of Psychiatry, which investigates the association between traumatic events and subsequent psychotic experiences.

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