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Can Tetris help to reduce the intensity and distress of traumatic intrusive memories?

Sometimes life seems like Tetris: it throws at you several, different and unrelated things, and you try to mix and match them, and fit together everything at your best in a seemingly infinite struggle. 
Trying to clear the stage now and then, and maybe get that winning combo, just before everything becomes too overwhelming...

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Tanya Garg blogs a study which finds that visuospatial tasks like playing Tetris, do not reduce the intensity and distress of intrusions after watching a traumatic film.

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Checking compulsions in OCD: responsibility, probability and severity of harm #BABCP2022

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In her debut blog, Christine Purdon explores a model of checking compulsions in those with OCD, finding that severity and likelihood of harm are important. This research led by Adam Radomsky will be presented at the #BABCP2022 conference in London later this week.

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Extreme ambient heat linked to increased mental health emergencies, according to new US nationwide study

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Trish Darcy and Peter Coventry consider a novel US research study on climate change, ambient heat, and the links to increased mental health-related emergency visits.

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Healthcare contact prior to suicide: key opportunities for suicide prevention

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In her debut blog, Su-Gwan Tham explores a Welsh population-based data linkage study, which finds that almost 3 in 4 people (73%) who died by suicide in Wales had contact with services in the month before their death.

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Cognitive functioning in psychosis: is neuropsychological decline continuous, generalised, and specific to schizophrenia?

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Emmeline Lagunes Cordoba and Derek Tracy explore a case control study that looks at cognitive change in people with schizophrenia and other psychoses in the decade following the first episode.

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Daily skunk cannabis use associated with a 5-fold increase in psychosis risk

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Luke Sheridan-Reins explores a recent paper on the contribution of cannabis use to variation in the incidence of psychotic disorder across Europe.

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Autoantibody in schizophrenia? Elementary, my dear Lennox

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Carmine Pariante considers the implications of a recent case-control study, which looks at the prevalence and clinical characteristics of serum neuronal cell surface antibodies in first-episode psychosis.

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Cardiovascular safety of methylphenidate

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Samuele Cortese considers the findings of a recent nationwide self controlled case series study of the cardiovascular safety of methylphenidate use in children and young people with ADHD.

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Do house calls benefit older adults with dementia?

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Clarissa Giebel looks at a US study on the impact of ‘house calls’ on health and social service use by people with dementia, and asks some critical questions of the research.

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Smoking and risk of schizophrenia: new study finds a dose-response relationship

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Marcus Munafò looks at the mounting evidence about smoking and risk of schizophrenia, including a new case-control study that provides clear evidence of a prospective association between cigarette smoking and a subsequent diagnosis of schizophrenia.

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