Peter Coventry

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Peter Coventry is a senior lecturer in health services research at the Department of Health Sciences and the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York and co-leads the Environment and Health research theme at the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI). He uses trials, evidence synthesis, and qualitative research methods to evaluate integrated approaches to improve health in people with mental health problems and long term physical conditions. With the @CTGNetworkUK he is exploring the relationship between green and blue space and health outcomes in people with serious mental illness.


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Climate change and mental health: what do we know, and what don’t we know?


Peter Coventry examines a big new umbrella review which signals the need for robust assessment and quantification of the mental health impacts of climate change.

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Extreme ambient heat linked to increased mental health emergencies, according to new US nationwide study


Trish Darcy and Peter Coventry consider a novel US research study on climate change, ambient heat, and the links to increased mental health-related emergency visits.

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Exposure to air pollution increases mental health service use, according to new UK study


Wajeeha Raza and Peter Coventry review a retrospective cohort study exploring the association between air pollution exposure and mental health service use among individuals with first presentations of psychotic and mood disorders.

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Is self-management ready for the mental health mainstream?


Josefien Breedvelt and Peter Coventry explore a new systematic review and meta-analysis of self-management interventions for people with severe mental illness.

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