Does shame in childhood affect the risk of adolescent depression and anxiety? #CAMHScampfire

Children,Engage,In,Bullying,Behavior,Towards,A,School,Girl.,Depressed

Douglas Badenoch helps us prepare for another CAMHS Around the Campfire session by exploring a recent twin study on the aetiology of shame and its association with adolescent depression and anxiety.

Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Tuesday 20th July for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.

[read the full story...]

Joining the dots: how can we support all young people to seek help for their mental health problems?

Featured

In her debut blog, Vanessa Bennett looks at a systematic review which examines barriers, facilitators and interventions for help-seeking in adolescents, and describes her Emerging Minds placement on characterising peer-support via the Childline online message-boards.

[read the full story...]

Could a decision support tool help to guide mental health treatment in primary care?

shutterstock_201484484

Linda Gask reviews a recent randomised controlled trial on the clinical efficacy of a Decision Support Tool (Link-me) to “guide the intensity of mental health care in primary practice”.

[read the full story...]

Care farms: can they help with depression, anxiety and quality of life?

shutterstock_1224195292

In her debut blog, Sophie Large appraises a recent Campbell systematic review exploring the impact of care farms on quality of life, depression and anxiety among different population groups.

[read the full story...]

COVID-19 impact on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and professionals supporting them

nathan-anderson-J3Xjyg5m8kY-unsplash

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...]

NHS-recommended e-therapies for depression, anxiety and stress: promising but limited

Woman,Making,Video,Call,To,A,Doctor,Using,Digital,Tablet,

Natalie Berry summarises a meta-analysis which finds a limited body of research exists to support the use of NHS e-therapies for depression, anxiety and stress.

[read the full story...]

The COVID-19 pandemic is harming our mental health, and it’s affecting some more than others

When interpreting the results from this study, the recruitment method and representativeness of the sample need to be considered.

In his debut blog, Christian Dalton-Locke reviews a recent longitudinal (online survey) study, which looks at mental health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research finds that women, young adults, those from socially disadvantaged backgrounds, and people with pre-existing mental health problems were affected worse than others.

[read the full story...]

Will the COVID-19 pandemic lead to a mental health pandemic?

marjan-blan-marjanblan-kVxhRBQUY2Q-unsplash

In his debut blog, KCL student George Bougas explores a recent longitudinal study looking at mental health outcomes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.

[read the full story...]

Life after injury: physical, psychological and social impact

Featured

Dafni Katsampa explores a qualitative study carried out by researchers in the Netherlands, which finds that experiencing an injury from a traumatic event like a serious road traffic accident, can impact on physical, psychological and social wellbeing.

[read the full story...]

New Wellcome report on #WorkplaceMentalHealth

Screenshot 2021-05-10 at 20.21.46

Andy Bell looks at a new report from the Wellcome Trust entitled: Putting science to work – Understanding what works for workplace mental health.

[read the full story...]