Rachel Upthegrove

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Rachel is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry with active research interests in the field of major mental illness; particularly schizophrenia, affective disorders and suicide. Clinically Rachel has worked for over 19 years in psychiatry, 10 of which within the field of Early Intervention in Psychosis and Youth Mental Health.


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Psychosocial interventions for negative symptoms in psychosis


Rachel Upthegrove reviews a new systematic review and meta-analysis of psychological and psychosocial interventions for negative symptoms in psychosis.

This is the third in a new series of Mental Elf blogs produced in partnership with the British Journal of Psychiatry.

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Psychosocial suicide prevention in youth: is the evidence strong enough?


Rachel Upthegrove appraises a recent systematic review of psychosocial suicide prevention for youth, which leaves her calling for better evidence to support investment in universal school-based interventions.

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