Pattie Gonsalves explores the relationship between self-disclosure of mental health and wellbeing in young people, by summarising a recent review on self-disclosure and social media, and also presenting findings from a new review on self-disclosure as an active ingredient in interventions for youth anxiety and depression.[read the full story...]
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ADHD: which medications are most effective and safe?
In his debut blog, Franco De Crescenzo summarises a narrative review that finds good evidence for the short-term pharmacological treatment of ADHD.[read the full story...]
The benefits and harms of antidepressants for youth depression and anxiety #ActiveIngredientsMH
Mark Horowitz and Joanna Moncrieff consider a new #ActiveIngredientsMH review published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, which looks at the knowns and unknowns of antidepressant treatment in young people with depression and anxiety: efficacy, predictors, and mechanisms of action.[read the full story...]
COVID-19 impact on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and professionals supporting them
A group of MSc students from UCL provide an empirical summary of the evidence exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with intellectual disabilities, their families and the mental health professionals supporting them.[read the full story...]
Brief interventions for people diagnosed with a personality disorder #BIGSPD21
Kirsten Barnicot helps us get in the mood for the #BIGSPD21 annual conference taking place online today and tomorrow (15-16 June 2021), by blogging a recent literature review on access to psychotherapy for patients with personality disorders, written by Professor Joel Paris who is speaking at the event today.[read the full story...]
Mental health apps: using implementation science to understand sustained use
Bethany Gill summarises a recent narrative review of mental health apps for depression and anxiety, which explores what’s needed to make sure apps are successfully implemented and used sustainably.[read the full story...]
Stress and mental wellbeing among PhD students: what are the predictors and how can we help?
Tayla McCloud reviews a recent paper which finds that imposter syndrome might be at the heart of both poor wellbeing and high stress levels in PhD students.[read the full story...]
What impact has the COVID-19 pandemic had on people with mental health problems and the services they use?
Dafni Katsampa summarises a broad review which explores the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on mental health care and people with pre-existing mental health problems.[read the full story...]
Play in the pandemic
Helen Dodd summarises a recent rapid review of the impact of quarantine and restricted environments on children’s play and health outcomes.[read the full story...]
Online psychotherapy for the COVID era: digital healthcare with insights from Auschwitz?
M. David Enoch writes his debut elf blog on a recent article in the BJPsych Bulletin about the trailblazing use of online interventions to enable autonomous psychological care.
His blog also suggests that during the current pandemic we may learn something important from Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy, which was born out of the horrors of the World War II concentration camps.[read the full story...]