Suzanne studied Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford before moving to the University of Sussex to complete a PhD in mechanisms of worry. Following a post-doctoral position in parental transmission of anxiety disorders, Suzanne returned to the University of Oxford where she is now studying Graduate-Entry Medicine.
Suzanne Dash explores a recent meta-analysis that looks again at RCTs of cognitive behavioural therapy for depression, to ascertain whether or not the effects of CBT are systematically falling over time.[read the full story...]
Suzanne Dash explores a recent meta-analysis of CBT and antidepressants for depression, which looked at negative and positive responses to treatment and what predicted different outcomes.[read the full story...]
Suzanne Dash considers the findings of a recent RCT of exposure-based cognitive-behavioural therapy via the internet and as bibliotherapy for somatic symptom disorder and illness anxiety disorder.[read the full story...]
Suzanne Dash reviews a cross-sectional study of the prevalence and treatment of common mental disorders in the English national population, which inspires her to host a mental health epidemiology quiz. Fingers on buzzers…[read the full story...]
Suzanne Dash considers the findings of a promising new small randomised controlled trial, which aims to reduce delusional conviction in people with schizophrenia who experience persecutory delusions.[read the full story...]
Suzanne Dash considers the findings of a recent narrative review in The Lancet, which brought together the evidence for effective interventions to reduce mental-health-related stigma and discrimination.[read the full story...]
Another debut blog today, this time from Suzanne Dash, who presents the results of the REEACT trial published last week in the BMJ. The study found limited uptake of computerised CBT by people with clinical depression and no benefit of free or commercially available cCBT packages over usual GP care.[read the full story...]