Francesca Solmi summarises a new systematic review of stigma and eating disorders, and asks if it’s time to move beyond socio-cultural explanations of risk.[read the full story...]
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Clarissa Giebel considers the feasibility, acceptability and clinical utility of the Cultural Formulation Interview; a tool designed to remove barriers to effective diagnosis for people from black and minority ethnic groups.[read the full story...]
Carla McEnery appraises a new study that asks: are social and communication difficulties a risk factor for the development of social anxiety?[read the full story...]
Andrew Sommerlad reviews a new systematic review and meta-analysis and asks: Can two questions identify depression in older people?
This is the second in a new series of Mental Elf blogs produced in partnership with the British Journal of Psychiatry.[read the full story...]
Joe Barnby considers the findings of a recent meta-analysis of cannabis use and symptoms severity in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis.[read the full story...]
Emily Stapley summarises a recent 4-year longitudinal study of the antecedents of new-onset major depressive disorder in children and adolescents at high familial risk.[read the full story...]
Michelle Moulds publishes her debut blog on a recent randomised controlled trial about the prevention of anxiety disorders and depression by targeting excessive worry, rumination and repetitive negative thinking in young adults.[read the full story...]
Marcus Munafo looks at a complex and sophisticated series of experiments that provide further insight into the relationships between genetic risk, cigarette smoking and schizophrenia.[read the full story...]
Harry Sumnall, Ian Hamilton and Mark Monaghan provide an overview of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) aimed at health professionals and others who work with people who use these new psychoactive substances.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin summarises the latest instalment of the ERA (English and Romanian Adoptees) study, which explores the neurodevelopmental and mental health trajectories of Romanian orphans who experienced severe levels of early life deprivation.
Today’s blog features a podcast interview with lead author of the ERA study: Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke.[read the full story...]