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For: Other health conditions

Death from COVID-19: should we be prioritising people with schizophrenia for vaccination?

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In her debut blog, Aneta Zarska reviews a cohort study which looks at the links between death from COVID-19 and a range of mental health conditions, including schizophrenia, depression and anxiety.

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Quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis: new systematic review looks at risk, protective factors and psychological interventions

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Elena Marcus summarises a recent systematic review on quality of life in adults with multiple sclerosis, which identified a range of promising psychological interventions for improving quality of life.

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Multimorbidity: does depression predict the onset of physical illness?

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Lydia Poole reviews a recent Canadian study examining depression as a risk factor for physical illness and multimorbidity in a cohort with no prior comorbidity.

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Maudsley guidelines for physical health

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“There are many other ways to get our patients better than prescribing and talking.”

Shuichi Suetani reviews a recently published textbook: The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry.

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Drug treatment of ADHD in children and young people with ASD #CAMHScampfire

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Douglas Badenoch appraises an up-to-date systematic review and decision pathway for the drug treatment of ADHD symptoms in young people with autism spectrum disorder.

Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Tuesday 25th May for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.

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Mental disorders start early and vary across the lifespan: it’s time to pay attention to the whole person, and less to the diagnosis #IoPPNfestival

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In her debut blog, Dona Matthews reviews a longitudinal cohort study by Caspi and Moffitt which explores how mental disorders and comorbidities have affected over one thousand people in New Zealand across four decades.

This Dunedin birth cohort study research will be presented by Prof Terrie Moffitt at the #IoPPNfestival later today.

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Increased risk for physical illness in schizophrenia is not caused by genetic liability for the disorder: according to new data-linkage study

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Dolly Sud appraises a recent data linkage study on the impact of schizophrenia genetic liability on the association between schizophrenia and physical illness.

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Inflammation and depression in young people #ActiveIngredientsMH

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Yara Toenders and Lianne Schmaal consider the links between inflammatory dysregulation and depression in young people, by reviewing a recent study carried out by researchers in the US, and also by presenting the results of their own recent #ActiveIngredientsMH review, which was funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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“Personality disorders” more common in people with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases

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Jonathan Monk-Cunliffe explores a recent cohort study which finds that people with inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease are at greater risk of “personality disorder”.

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Can psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy relieve existential crises in cancer patients?

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Pascal Immanuel Michael reviews a randomised controlled trial examining long-term outcomes of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for existential distress in patients with cancer.

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