Clarissa Giebel reflects on a recent systematic review which investigates online support for family carers of people with dementia.[read the full story...]
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Family support and parenting interventions for youth anxiety and depression in low and middle income countries #ActiveIngredientsMH
In their debut blog, Zill-e-Huma & colleagues explore a systematic review finding family interventions beneficial for child anxiety and depression in low and middle income countries.[read the full story...]
Inequalities in accessing dementia care and support during COVID-19
Catherine Talbot reviews a recent qualitative study on accessing post-diagnostic dementia care before and since COVID-19, which highlights the need to reduce inequalities in dementia care.[read the full story...]
Parents and carers of children with an intellectual disability: what do we know about their wellbeing?
Charlie Lynch and Derek Tracy review a study on childhood intellectual disability and parents’ wellbeing, which integrates social, psychological and genetic influences.[read the full story...]
What do dementia stakeholders think about Cognitive Stimulation Therapy?
A group of students from the UCL MSc in Mental Health Studies summarise a review on dementia stakeholders’ perceptions of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy.[read the full story...]
Weekly singing in choir may improve the mental health of cancer carers
Katherine Tallent writes her debut blog on a recent longitudinal controlled study exploring psychosocial singing interventions for the mental health and well-being of family carers of patients with cancer.[read the full story...]
Carers’ experiences of involuntary admission under mental health legislation
Juliana Onwumere summarises a recent qualitative review that explores carers’ experiences of involuntary admission of family members or loved ones to mental health inpatient units.[read the full story...]
The role of ICT in Ageing in Place: a family matter
Jacqueline Damant considers a qualitative study looking at the experiences of older people and their support networks in using ICT to support Ageing in Place.[read the full story...]
The costs of care prior to institutionalisation among people living with Alzheimer’s disease
The past few decades have seen a gradual shift of provision of services for older people from residential care to community-based care in the UK and other high-income countries. ‘Ageing in place’ is a widely accepted and supported discourse. In practice, receiving care at home enables older people to stay in a familiar environment, and [read the full story…]
Open Dialogue: what’s the evidence?
Sameer Jauhar and colleagues critically assess the evidence for Open Dialogue, presented in a recent narrative review of quantitative and qualitative studies, which finds that most current studies are highly biased and of low quality, and there is an absence of clear data on effectiveness.[read the full story...]