Yasmin Ahmadzadeh considers a systematic review of the coping strategies employed by Black adults in North America to navigate experiences of racism.[read the full story...]
Results: 226For: quality of life
Having a sense of purpose is associated with reduced loneliness
Heather McClelland explores a meta-analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal data, which found a strong association between having a sense of purpose in life and reduced feelings of loneliness.[read the full story...]
You can’t sit with us: a new conceptual model of social exclusion
In her debut blog, Joanne Wadsworth considers a qualitative study aiming to understand how social exclusion is experienced by people and provide a definition.[read the full story...]
Deep brain stimulation may improve long-term quality of life for people with ‘treatment-resistant depression’
Alex Pike and Jonathan Roiser appraise and summarise a recently study in the Brain Stimulation journal, which looks at the long-term efficacy and quality of life of deep brain stimulation for severe depression.[read the full story...]
Experiences of junior doctors working during the pandemic in England
Alejandro Arguelles Bullon summarises a qualitative study investigating the experiences of junior doctors in England during the Covid-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Living well with dementia: what’s the impact of auditory hallucinations?
Clarissa Giebel reviews a recent study exploring the impact of auditory hallucinations on ‘living well’ with dementia using findings from the IDEAL programme.[read the full story...]
Quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis: new systematic review looks at risk, protective factors and psychological interventions
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.[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...]
Can psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy relieve existential crises in cancer patients?
Pascal Immanuel Michael reviews a randomised controlled trial examining long-term outcomes of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for existential distress in patients with cancer.[read the full story...]
How has the COVID-19 lockdown affected our mental health?
Marco Solmi and Samuele Cortese review a recent longitudinal study exploring the trajectories of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 lockdown in England.[read the full story...]