Mental Elf Researcher in Residence, Shuranjeet Singh, shares his experiences of power and exploitation in mental health research, and presents restorative reciprocity as a framework for confronting and responding to these historic and ongoing issues.[read the full story...]
Contemplating compassion in mental health research: Researcher in Residence – Shuranjeet Singh
Shuranjeet Singh is our new Mental Elf Researcher in Residence. In this blog he explores the role that compassion has to play in the future of mental health research.[read the full story...]
Third wave CBT for psychosis: how reliable is current evidence?
Keith Laws explores a recent meta-analysis of third wave CBT for psychosis, which suggests we need better evidence about the safety and efficacy of mindfulness, acceptance-based therapy, compassion-focused therapy and other third wave approaches.[read the full story...]
Self-harm in young people: how can we support parents and families?
Olivia Kirtley summarises an important new qualitative study that explores the impact of self-harm in young people on their parents and families.[read the full story...]
Suicide risk assessment and intervention: need for a new approach?
Olivia Kirtley and Alys Cole-King consider the implications of a new BMJ review on suicide risk assessment and intervention in people with mental illness.[read the full story...]
“Care needs to be just as important as treatment” says report
This practical guidance has been written to help commissioners, service providers, nurses, medical, and allied health professionals, understand the difference care and compassion can make to the service experience of frail older people, and also to the financial situation of health and social care organisations. The guide covers the following themes: Reducing healthcare-related harm Care [read the full story…]