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Discrimination, dysphoria and drinking: hazardous alcohol use in UK trans and non-binary people

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Nora de Bode summarises a cross-sectional study looking at alcohol use in trans and non-binary people living in the UK.

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Adverse childhood experiences increase the risk of juvenile reoffending

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In Athena Chow’s debut blog, she summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis on the relationship between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and risk of juvenile reoffending.

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Unveiling the Hidden Struggles: Lived Experience, impact and coping amongst children of parents who use substances

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Introduction This paper, from Muir and colleagues (2023), details a systematic review exploring the lived experiences of children and young people whose parents use substances. We know from a wide range of research and policy, that parental drug and alcohol use has wide ranging impacts on young people throughout their lives, and this study, which includes the [read the full story…]

Improving the health of sex workers: education and empowerment are key

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In her debut blog, Eve Wang summarises a recent systematic review in The Lancet Public Health of interventions to improve the health and the determinants of health among sex workers in high-income countries.

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From subject to cause: can patients’ circumstances predict the use of coercion in psychiatric hospital admissions?

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Nima Cas Hunt explores a recent research study carried out at a mental health hospital in Switzerland, which tries to predict coercion during the course of psychiatric hospitalisations.

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Cannabis use and its legalisation: analysing chronic pain in US veterans using electronic health records

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In their debut blog, Grace Williamson and Daniel Leightley review a US study on chronic pain, cannabis legalisation, and cannabis use disorder in US veterans.

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SMS CBT TLC CYP? 🤔 Does delivering cognitive behavioural therapy via text messages help improve depression in young people?

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Becky Appleton summarises a randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness and acceptability of text-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for improving depression in young adults.

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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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Young people are worried about climate change, but how do they cope?

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Trish Darcy considers a scoping review of empirical evidence on climate concerns, negative emotions and climate‐related mental illness in young people.

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How creativity unlocks understanding: exploring qualitative research methods with neurodivergent children

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In her debut blog, Tamara Pemovska summarises Lewis et al.’s 2023 paper on the pros and cons of creative qualitative research methods with autistic pupils.

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