Results: 2835

For: Populations and settings

The enforced use of cameras in patients’ bedrooms may not reduce the incidence of self-harm

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John Baker looks at a recent study of the Oxevision system, which claims that their ‘vision-based patient monitoring’ reduces self-harm on acute mental health wards.

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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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From mother to child: the role of racism and trauma in the intergenerational transmission of depression

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Lisa Lloyd and Krupa Sheth summarise a study investigating the role of racism and trauma on the intergenerational transmission of depression between Black mothers and their children.

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Anti-inflammatory treatments for youth depression: promising but not yet implementable

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Céline Wessa reports on a recent systematic review of pharmacological anti-inflammatory treatment in children and adolescents with depressive symptoms, which has some promising results.

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Previously institutionalised adoptees’ continued support needs in young adulthood: new perspectives on becoming a parent

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Melanie Palmer and Anna Wyatt report on two qualitative studies with English and Romania Adoptees (ERA) families exploring different support needs of young adult adoptees from adulthood to parenthood.

Today’s blog features an accompanying podcast featuring Mark Kennedy, Sarah Johal and Matt Woolgar discussing these latest findings from the ERA study.

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Doctors working in paediatrics and anaesthetics at higher risk of suicidality, according to Australian survey

While the current study identified higher risks within specific medical specialties, we do not know if there are any common underlying factors linked to job demands and interpersonal dynamics, which could have important implications for developing solutions.

Olga Lainidi summarises a secondary cross-sectional analysis of survey data from Australian consultant doctors that explored associations between different medical specialities and the occurrence of common mental disorders and suicidal ideation.

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LGBTQ+ wellbeing inequalities in early to middle adolescence

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In his debut blog, Filip Kaleta summarises findings from the #BeeWell study, which explored inequalities in adolescent wellbeing based on gender and sexual identity.

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Opening ward doors doesn’t make staff any more coercive

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John Baker summarises a new Norwegian trial published last week, which compares an open-door policy to treatment-as-usual in urban psychiatric inpatient wards.

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Risk factors for depression relapse while on long-term maintenance antidepressant treatment

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In her debut blog, Asha Ladwa discusses a secondary analysis of data from the ANTLER trial, which investigated the clinical factors associated with relapse in primary care patients on long-term maintenance antidepressants.

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Does motivational Interviewing improve oral health?

This review of motivational interviewing (MI) for the oral morbidities in adults included 7 randomised controlled trials. The findings focused on periodontal outcomes suggesting that MI has the potential to improve plaque and bleeding indicies.

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