Results: 72

For: observational study

Eye-tracking to assess language and cognition in children with Rett Syndrome

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Konstantinos Filippos Kollias summarises a 2021 study investigating formal and informal assessments used to assess language and cognition in children with Rett Syndrome.

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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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Are e-cigarettes more addictive than tobacco?

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Tuba Saygin Avsar reviews a study on the perceived addiction of e-cigarettes, which used data from the International Tobacco Control Smoking and Vaping England Survey, to suggest that most UK vapers consider e-cigarettes less addictive than tobacco.

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The impact of bureaucracy on social work practice

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This paper presents the methodology and findings of a systematic review of the available evidence relating to social workers experience of bureaucracy in practice. The study is international, and includes English Language papers published in peer reviewed journals between 1990 and 2020.

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What’s the relationship between stressful life events and psychosis?

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Kris Deering considers a 2-year prospective observational study published in the Lancet Psychiatry which found strong links between stressful life events and relapse in first-episode psychosis.

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An INTREPID journey into the epidemiological landscape of psychosis in the Global South

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Shuichi Suetani and Jon Paul Teo discuss the International Research Program on Psychotic Disorders in Diverse Settings (INTREPID II) study, which investigates the epidemiology of untreated psychoses in 3 diverse settings in the Global South.

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Mental disorder and homicide: are rates and sentencing patterns changing?

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Danny Whiting reports on a study of mental health problems and long-term national trends in rates and court outcome for people convicted of homicide.

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Prison and mental illness: the unmet needs associated with reincarceration

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Danny Whiting reviews a recent Canadian prison study which finds that schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and homelessness are some of the factors significantly associated with reincarceration.

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Young offenders with developmental language disorder were twice as likely to reoffend after 12 months

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Douglas Badenoch summarises a prospective cohort study, which looked at whether a developmental language disorder in first time young offenders is associated with a higher rate of reoffending, independently from other known causes.

Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm GMT on Monday 1st March for an online journal club discussing this paper.

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How has the COVID-19 lockdown affected our mental health?

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Marco Solmi and Samuele Cortese review a recent longitudinal study exploring the trajectories of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 lockdown in England.

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