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Cannabis use disorder associated with increased risk of both psychotic and nonpsychotic unipolar depression and bipolar disorder

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Jack Wilson critiques a recent Danish longitudinal study published in JAMA Psychiatry, which suggests that cannabis use disorder is independently associated with bipolar disorder and unipolar depression.

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Inflammation and depression: new insights into sex differences in adolescents

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Sophie Fairweather explores a recent paper which suggests that the inflammatory cytokines IL-2 and IL-6 are associated with both the risk of developing depression, and with depression severity, although this relationship is modified by sex.

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Shorter sleep and depression: what role do our genes play?

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Nick Donnelly discusses how one’s genetic predisposition to shorter sleep is associated with the onset of depression in older adults.

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Keep on movin’… Even small doses of physical activity can lower our risk of depression

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Elli Kypraiou considers a systematic review published in JAMA Psychiatry, which suggests that relatively small doses of physical activity were associated with substantially lower risks of depression.

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Rising temperatures and poor mental health: new review explores suicidal behaviour and mental health hospital attendance or admission

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Jingni Ma considers a systematic review exploring the impact of rising temperatures and poor mental health, which suggests links to suicide, mental health hospital attendance and hospitalisation, and worse psychological outcomes.

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Sex differences in dementia risk and risk factors

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In a joint blog, Dr Esha Abrol and Dr Clara Belessiotis-Richards critique this individual participant meta-analysis on sex differences in dementia risk and risk factors.

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Risk and recovery factors in male suicide: is society failing men?

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Lucy Barrass considers a recent review, which suggests that understanding masculine norms is a key area for suicide prevention.

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Adverse childhood experiences: how common are they and who is most at risk?

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In this joint blog, Becca Lacey and Sarah Stock explore a recent meta-analysis on the global prevalence of adverse childhood experiences, which looks at the groups of people most at risk of experiencing them.

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What’s the relationship between the menstrual cycle and suicidal ideation?

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Gemma Sawyer discusses new research on the menstrual cycle as a possible acute trigger for suicidal ideation.

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What is the evidence for ADHD as a risk factor for intimate partner violence or sexual violence?

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In this co-written blog, Vishal Bhavsar and Janhvi Duggal explore a recent systematic review which looks at the relationship between ADHD and exposure to, and perpetration of, intimate partner violence and sexual violence.

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