Results: 41

For: scoping review

How racism, xenophobia and discrimination impact our health: the #LancetSeries

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Jon Paul Teo considers the recently published Lancet Series that brings together evidence on how racism, xenophobia and discrimination can impact on our health.

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Improving access to CBT for people with anxiety: a review of solutions?

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In her debut blog, Elli Bouliou reflects on a scoping review exploring ways to improve access to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for people with anxiety disorders.

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What’s the evidence for community interventions for ‘personality disorder’ (or complex emotional needs)? Not great

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Keir Harding and Hollie Berrigan provide a personal outlook on a scoping review exploring the efficacy of community treatments for ‘personality disorder’.

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Apps to support the mental health of young people: flashy and available versus evidence-based and hidden?

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Belinda Platt highlights a new review of mental health apps for young people, which finds there are many apps which seem appealing to young people but have no evidence-base, but only a handful of apps with a sound evidence-base which are available to young people.

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Digital mental health technologies: useful, usable, and safe?

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Cara Richardson and Stephanie Allan summarise a recent paper focusing on the growing field of digital psychiatry and the future of apps, social media, chatbots, and virtual reality.

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A map of England’s community mental health interventions: are we meeting people’s needs?

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In her debut blog, Elena Opie considers a study that aimed to map community mental health interventions related to policy and practice for improving adult mental health in England.

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Critiquing the evidence behind the “evidence-based conclusions” about ADHD

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Shuichi Suetani and Gaj Panagoda explore the World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement published in 2021, which contains “208 evidence-based conclusions about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Should schools use peer mentoring for mental health? New review highlights how little we know

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Lucinda Powell summarises a review which finds little evidence to support the use of peer mentoring in schools to improve mental wellbeing.

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What do users think about mental health chatbots?

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Rob Meadows and Christine Hine consider the findings of a recent scoping review of the perceptions and opinions of patients about mental health chatbots.

They also present their own ongoing sociological study on the everyday use of mental health chatbots.

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Mental health apps for people in crisis: helpful or harmful?

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Wouter van Ballegooijen summarises a review of the ‘best apps’ for mental health, which finds very little support for people experiencing a mental health crisis.

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