Lucinda Powell reports on the findings of the huge MYRIAD (My Resilience in Adolescence) project, which looked at the effectiveness of school based mindfulness training across more than 100 UK schools.[read the full story...]
Douglas Badenoch helps us prepare for another CAMHS Around the Campfire session by exploring a recent cluster RCT on early language screening and intervention using the Nuffield Early Language Intervention.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Monday 13th September for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
Zoe Stoneley reviews a Taiwanese study on nicotine replacement therapy and healthy lifestyle psychoeducation for smoking reduction in acute psychiatric inpatients.[read the full story...]
A group of Masters Students from the University of Glasgow Global Mental Health MSc write about the Primrose trial, which looked at the clinical and cost-effectiveness of an intervention for reducing cholesterol and cardiovascular risk in severe mental illness.[read the full story...]
Pooky Knightsmith looks at the Education Endowment Foundation report on Teacher Observation, which concludes that structured lesson observation programmes have no benefits above existing programmes of peer observation.[read the full story...]
My grandfather had a nearly religious conviction of the value of physical activity. No weekend was complete without a strenuous bout of outdoor exercise, regardless of the weather. New England gets cold and damp, and his five children would prepare themselves for winter excursions with some reluctance. ‘Healthy body, healthy mind!’ my grandfather would say, exhorting them [read the full story…]