Results: 27

For: mixed methods

Mental health services for medical students: are specialist university-based student mental health services the answer?

shutterstock_1761627959

Penelope Stavrou summarises a recent study on mental health services for medical students, which evaluates a clinical student mental health service in Cambridge.

[read the full story...]

Social media to diagnose depression: should this be used to target mental health care?

george-pagan-iii-f-PH16nZHKI-unsplash

In their debut blog, Rina Dutta and Charlotte Cliffe summarise a mixed methods study, which explores public opinion about using social media to diagnose depression.

[read the full story...]

What can be done during the MHA Assessment process to reduce compulsory psychiatric admissions?

emily-morter-8xAA0f9yQnE-unsplash

Kevin Stone writes his debut blog on a recent mixed methods study that aimed to identify factors in the MHA Assessment process which facilitate or impede reducing compulsory psychiatric admissions.

[read the full story...]

Stigma and eating disorders: theory and practice

shutterstock_1395298583

Lorna Collins writes her debut elf blog on a recent mixed-methods systematic review, which asks: How do people with eating disorders experience the stigma associated with their condition?

[read the full story...]

“Mens sana in corpore sano”: outdoor activities can shape the body and mind

shutterstock_739931266

Francesca Bentivegna and Dafni Katsampa summarise a recent mixed methods study, which looks at the mental health benefits of purposeful activities in public green spaces in urban and semi-urban neighbourhoods.

[read the full story...]

Museums on prescription for socially isolated older adults #LetsTalkMentalHealthII

samuel-zeller-113373-unsplash

Nuala Morse writes a #LetsTalkMentalHealthII blog about a museum-based social prescription intervention on quantitative measures of psychological wellbeing in older adults.

[read the full story...]

How many ways do they need to say it? Young autistic people need support for their mental health.

Autistic people with mental health needs are clear that they need specialised services and these can only be effective if people are properly trained in both mental health and autism.

Vaso Totsika’s blog considers a study by Crane and colleagues, which seeks to further our understanding of how young autistic people experience the world of service provision in relation to their mental health needs, and in particular at the time of transition from child to adult services.

[read the full story...]

Mental health stigma and pathways to care in psychosis

countryside-1835847_1280

Raphael Underwood on a recent systematic review of mental health-related stigma and pathways to care for people at risk of psychotic disorders or experiencing first-episode psychosis.

[read the full story...]

Can digital communication improve relationships between young people and clinicians?

16100299707_d7ab7ba904_h

Victoria Betton reports on the LYNC study; mixed methods research into timely digital patient-clinician communication in specialist clinical services for young people.

[read the full story...]