Dona Matthews reviews a retrospective cohort study of 47 million people exploring the risk of suicide after diagnosis of severe physical illness, such as low-survival cancers, chronic ischaemic heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and degenerative neurological conditions such as Huntington’s disease.[read the full story...]
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Transgenerational trauma: maternal childhood maltreatment and perinatal outcomes
Lucy Purnell explores a recent systematic review, which finds that maternal childhood maltreatment is associated with adverse perinatal mental health experiences, and this association is mediated by disruptions to maternal emotional functioning.[read the full story...]
Suicide risk among LGBTQ+ adolescents in Canada
Jess Williams examines a nationally representative population-based study on suicidality among sexual minority and transgender adolescents in Canada.[read the full story...]
Workplace discrimination and depression: new Danish workforce study explores the links
Olga Lainidi explores a prospective cohort study from Denmark, which establishes a relationship between workplace discrimination and the onset of a depressive disorder.[read the full story...]
Prevalence of autism and autistic traits in those who died by suicide
Shania Lorenz examines a recent mixed-methods study, which suggests that, in England, people with autism or autistic traits have a higher risk of suicide compared to the general population.[read the full story...]
Who can you trust? The links between childhood adversity, deprivation and pandemic restrictions in Wales
In her debut blog, Poppy Brown summarises a survey which explores the links between adverse childhood experiences, attitudes towards COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine hesitancy.[read the full story...]
Low intensity treatments for self-harm or suicidal behaviour: what’s the harm in trying?
Millie Witcher and Sarah Rowe appraise a randomised controlled trial on the effect of low-intensity treatments for self-harm among people with suicidal ideation, which has some important findings.[read the full story...]
Preventing suicide is everybody’s business: a global perspective #LancetSuicideSeminar
Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam summarises the recently published Lancet Seminar on Suicide and Self-Harm, and highlights the free webinar due too take place on Monday 4th July 2022.[read the full story...]
Associations between adolescent mental health and gender diversity: evidence from a population cohort study #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cohort study from the Netherlands, which looks at adolescent gender diversity and provides data of sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population.
Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 28th June to discuss this paper with the author and a group of experts.[read the full story...]
Is there a link between sexual harassment and eating disorder symptoms?
Andie Ashdown summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis which finds a relationship between sexual harrassment and eating disorder symptomatology.[read the full story...]