Results: 248

For: primary care

A triple empathy problem? Exploring barriers to accessing healthcare for autistic adults

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Hannah Wallace summarises a qualitative study exploring the ‘triple empathy problem’ among autistic adults attempting to access healthcare, and how this can contribute to adverse outcomes.

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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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Accessing and engaging with NHS Talking Therapies: what can we learn from the pandemic?

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Jake Grange and Sarah Watts summarise a study using observational retrospective cohort data to investigate factors associated with access and engagement with NHS Talking Therapies services before, during, and after lockdown.

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What crisis and acute mental health care is available to those with a ‘personality disorder’ diagnosis?

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Keir Harding finds little published evidence to support people with ‘personality disorder’ diagnoses when they are in crisis.

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Equity within IAPT: socio-demographic inequalities in accessing treatment

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Lawson Taylor provides an overview of a national cohort study that explored socio-demographic differences in access to NHS Talking Therapies (formerly known as IAPT) services.

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If you’ve got a mental health problem, who you gonna call?

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In her debut blog, Cara McErlain summarises a recent qualitative systematic review exploring patients’ perspectives on barriers and facilitators to accessing mental health support through primary care services in England.

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New US research suggests that primary care practices can help people who drink too much alcohol, so why aren’t we doing it?

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Sally Adams on new research from the US (a cluster randomised implementation trial) that integrates alcohol-related prevention and treatment into primary care.

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Integrating smoking cessation treatment into routine care for people with mental illness: how will the NHS cope?

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Amelia Talbot summarises a qualitative study on people’s views of integrating smoking cessation treatment into routine care for people with mental illness.

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Mental health services for sexual minorities: experiences of discrimination, barriers to services and priorities for improvement

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In her latest blog, Siobhan D’Almeida appraises a qualitative study exploring the experiences of sexual minorities when accessing mental health services, with a specific focus on the impact to the therapeutic relationship.

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Detection of depression in primary care settings in low- and middle-income countries

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Lucy Barrass considers a systematic review exploring the detection of depression in primary care settings in low- and middle-income countries.

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