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Proximal caries diagnostic measures

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This review of diagnostic accuracy and reliability of commonly used caries detection methods for proximal caries included 36 studies the majority (31) being conducted in-vitro. A limited number of studies were available to assess most of the diagnostic tests and how the findings from in-vitro studies translates to the the clinical situation needs to be considered cautiously.

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Borderline personality traits in adolescents: why are difficulties temporary for some whilst others continue to struggle?

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Kirsten Barnicot summarises a recent systematic review of the factors associated with the course of ‘borderline personality disorder’ symptoms in adolescence.

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Occlusal caries diagnostic measures

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This review of the diagnostic performance of commonly used methods for occlusal caries diagnoses included 37 studies the majority (29) being conducted in-vitro. While summary diagnostic performance datafor a muber of diagnistic methods is provided it should be treated cautiously as th data is limited in many areas.

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Misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis? What are the potential implications for undiagnosed autistic people?

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Rachel Symons reviews a recent Italian study which finds that autism spectrum disorder is still commonly undiagnosed and misdiagnosed in adults.

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Age at onset of mental disorders: global meta-analysis provides data for targeting effective interventions

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Dona Matthews summarises a comprehensive global meta-analysis that presents our best current knowledge on the age of onset of various mental disorders. This review has major implications for our mental health promotion and prevention efforts.

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Alexithymia and suicide, violence, and dual harm in male prisoners

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Ross Nedoma reviews a recent cross-sectional study examining the links between alexithymia and suicide, violence or dual harm among male prisoners in the UK.

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Risk factors for suicide in men: new review highlights substance misuse, marital status and depression

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Holly Crudgington summarises a recent systematic review and narrative synthesis of risk factors for suicidal behaviour in men, which finds that substance misuse, marital status and depression are the strongest risk factors.

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Are changes in blood pressure and weight linked to later dementia?

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Meenakshi Shukla summarises a systematic review exploring the trajectory of blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and incident dementia.

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Suicide rates in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic: cross-national data provide no evidence of an increase

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Karel Kieslich, Rosalind McAlpine and Alexandra Pitman review a recent study exploring suicide trends in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic with real-time data from 21 countries.

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Migrant mental health in Norway: variation in the prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses

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In her debut blog, Yasmin Ahmadzadeh reviews a recent cohort study exploring the prevalence of mental disorders among young adults of immigrant background in Norway.

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