Camilla Babbage and Maria Loades summarise the largest meta-analysis to date on the effectiveness of CBT for depression.[read the full story...]
Exploring coping strategies used by Black adults affected by racism in North America
Yasmin Ahmadzadeh considers a systematic review of the coping strategies employed by Black adults in North America to navigate experiences of racism.[read the full story...]
Community interventions for anxiety and depression: the benefits of sports, music, gardening, art and culture
Jessica Bone critically considers a systematic review of community interventions for anxiety and depression in adults and young people, which suggests that more research is required targeting young people and specific community assets.[read the full story...]
Barriers to help-seeking for eating disorders: which factors impact early intervention?
Lucy Hyam summarises a recent systematic review which looks at pathways to improve early intervention for eating disorders.[read the full story...]
Online family-based therapy for youth eating disorders: promising, but randomised evidence needed
In her debut blog, Eline van Bree summarises a recent pre-post observational cohort study, which explores the effectiveness of delivering evidence-based eating disorder treatment via telemedicine for children and young people.[read the full story...]
Psychotherapy experiences of young people in foster care: suggestions for practice
In her debut blog, Charlotte Kitchen reviews a small qualitative study from Ireland, which explores how young people in foster care feel about psychotherapy.[read the full story...]
Stressed mums and depressed young ones: does parenting play a moderating role?
In her debut blog, Svenja Geissler reviews a Norwegian cohort study, which suggests that different parenting styles can strengthen or weaken the link between prenatal stress in mothers and depression or anxiety in their offspring.[read the full story...]
European psychotherapists’ wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic
Mitchell Kemp summarises a cross-sectional study exploring the subjective wellbeing of psychotherapists in 12 European countries during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Adolescent depression is not the same as adult depression: new systematic review focuses on adolescents’ lived experiences
Nina Higson-Sweeney reflects on the findings of a recent systematic review looking at the lived experience of adolescent depression, which has important implications for anyone supporting young people at risk of depression.[read the full story...]
Can therapeutic alliance help prevent suicide in people with psychosis?
Melanie Lafanechere and Dafni Katsampa summarise a study on the therapeutic alliance and suicidal experiences in people with psychosis receiving Cognitive Behavioural Suicide Prevention Therapy.[read the full story...]