Associations between adolescent mental health and gender diversity: evidence from a population cohort study #CAMHScampfire

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Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cohort study from the Netherlands, which looks at adolescent gender diversity and provides data of sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population.

Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 28th June to discuss this paper with the author and a group of experts.

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Living well with dementia: what’s the impact of auditory hallucinations?

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Clarissa Giebel reviews a recent study exploring the impact of auditory hallucinations on ‘living well’ with dementia using findings from the IDEAL programme.

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How living alone, loneliness and lack of emotional support link to suicide and self-harm

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Yutung Ng reviews a cohort study exploring the links between loneliness, living alone and emotional support with suicidality and self-harm.

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Exposure to air pollution increases mental health service use, according to new UK study

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Wajeeha Raza and Peter Coventry review a retrospective cohort study exploring the association between air pollution exposure and mental health service use among individuals with first presentations of psychotic and mood disorders.

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Are we Improving Access to Psychological Treatment for everyone?

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Bibire Baykeens reviews a general population cohort study which suggests that recent migrants are less likely to use the Improving Access to Psychological Treatment programme.

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The link between autism and eating disorders remains unclear #CAMHScampfire

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Douglas Badenoch helps us prepare for another CAMHS Around the Campfire session by looking at a brace of population cohort studies exploring the links between autism and eating disorders.

Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Monday 11th October for an online journal club discussing these papers. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.

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Complex trauma and complex problems: evidence from a cohort study

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Oluwaseun Oluwaranti reviews a cohort study which finds that participants exposed to complex trauma had more severe mental health problems and poorer cognitive function at 18 years of age.

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New Canadian study confirms the excess mortality associated with eating disorders

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In her debut blog, Anna Paspala summarises a new study published today in The British Journal of Psychiatry, which suggests that in Ontario, Canada, mortality rates in people with eating disorders were 5-7 times higher than the general population.

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Are ethnic minorities under-represented in memory services?

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Harmony Jiang reviews a study exploring the representation of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people in memory services in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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