Ian Cummins reviews a Danish population-based cohort study, which finds that all mental health disorders were associated with shorter working life.[read the full story...]
Omega-3 supplements for depression and anxiety #ActiveIngredientsMH
Ashlee Negrone summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis on omega-3 supplements for depression and anxiety in adults, and briefly introduces their Active Ingredients project on omega-3 for youth depression and anxiety.[read the full story...]
Are we Improving Access to Psychological Treatment for everyone?
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.[read the full story...]
Age at onset of mental disorders: global meta-analysis provides data for targeting effective interventions
Dona Matthews summarises a comprehensive global meta-analysis that presents our best current knowledge on the age of onset of various mental disorders. This review has major implications for our mental health promotion and prevention efforts.[read the full story...]
Migrant mental health in Norway: variation in the prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses
In her debut blog, Yasmin Ahmadzadeh reviews a recent cohort study exploring the prevalence of mental disorders among young adults of immigrant background in Norway.[read the full story...]
Could a decision support tool help to guide mental health treatment in primary care?
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...]
Can yoga help treat depression in people with other mental health problems?
Briana Applewhite summarises a recent systematic review about the effects of yoga on depression symptoms in people with mental disorders.[read the full story...]
The rapid increase in global mental illness: fake news?
A group of UCL Mental Health Masters students summarise a systematic review and meta-analysis examining if the global prevalence rate of adult mental illness is increasing.[read the full story...]
Common mental health problems and psychotic experiences in IAPT
Mark Smith reviews a recent service evaluation looking at common mental health conditions and psychotic experiences occurring at the same time in IAPT services.[read the full story...]
How do young adults with diabetes or mental health problems engage with online health information?
Sarah Knowles explores a qualitative study of young adults’ perspectives on producing and consuming user-generated content about diabetes and mental health.[read the full story...]