Holly Crudgington looks at a systematic review exploring the links between social media, cyberbullying, suicide and self-harm, which identifies a link between being victimised online and suicidal behaviour, thoughts and self-harm.[read the full story...]
Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cross-sectional study, which looks the associations between parenting practices and bullying in adolescents.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm GMT on Monday 22nd November for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
A group of UCL Mental Health MSc students summarise a recent longitudinal twin study of the association between victimisation and loneliness from childhood to young adulthood.[read the full story...]
Ian Hamilton reviews a recent longitudinal study from Finland, which explores the psychological stressors predicting increased drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Georgie Parker reviews a mixed-methods study exploring psychiatry trainees understanding, experience of and competence assessing and managing digital risk.[read the full story...]
Sarah Hetrick summarises a recent report from the Royal College of Psychiatrists which explores the impact of technology use on the mental health of young people.[read the full story...]
Neil Humphrey kicks off #MHED2018 week here on the Mental Elf with a blog exploring some of the problems with cyberbullying research.
We’ll be blogging about youth mental health research all week and live tweeting from #MHED2018 on Thursday and Friday.[read the full story...]
Sarah Knowles looks at a next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression, explored in an Australian qualitative study looking at social networking, safety and clinical benefit.[read the full story...]
Alexander Foster and Tatiana Salisbury publish their debut blog on a recent study of digital self-harm in adolescents. In case you’re wondering, digital self-harm is the anonymous online posting, sending or sharing of hurtful content about oneself.[read the full story...]
Shirley Reynolds reports on a recent population-based cross-sectional study that surveyed 1 in 5 of all 15 year olds in England, to ask them about bullying, cyberbullying and adolescent well-being.[read the full story...]