Alcohol and bipolar: how does heavy alcohol use predict the course of bipolar disorder?

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Danielle Windget and Sammy Eden review a recent study on the patterns and clinical correlates of lifetime alcohol consumption in women and men with bipolar disorder.

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How common is mental illness in children aged 1-7 years old?

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Jennifer Lau and Meenakshi Shukla explore a recent meta-analysis which finds that worldwide, 1 in 5 children aged 1-7 years old will experience a mental health condition.

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Exploring eating disorders on TikTok – #EDrecovery: helpful or harmful?

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Cara Richardson blogs about a novel study that explores the use of the social media platform TikTok to express experiences of eating disorder recovery.

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Understanding atypical social reward anticipation in psychopathology

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Francesca Bentivegna summarises a meta-analytic review exploring atypical social reward anticipation as a transdiagnostic characteristic of psychopathology.

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Digital CBT for eating disorders: a realistic way to bridge the treatment gap?

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Georgie Parker reviews a US cluster randomised controlled trial which finds that digital CBT is effective at reducing eating disorder symptoms in female college students.

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Eating disorder symptoms and suicidality: is there a significant association within the student population?

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In his debut blog, Jack Wainwright explores a study that finds an association between eating disorders and suicidality in US college students.

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Can we predict how people will adjust after victimisation? Progress towards an individualised risk calculator for psychopathology

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In her debut blog, Jessica Armitage reviews a recent cohort study, which suggests that it may be possible to predict risk of psychopathology in victimised children.

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Self-compassion for anxiety and depression in young people #ActiveIngredientsMH

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Sarah Egan summarises a recent systematic review relating to her own Wellcome Trust funded research on self-compassion for the prevention and treatment of anxiety and depression in young people.

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One in four UK children exposed to maternal mental illness

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Francesca Bentivegna reviews a national retrospective cohort study which explores the prevalence of maternal mental illness among children and adolescents in the UK during 2005-2017.

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Autism and eating disorders: is it time to give the PEACE pathway a chance?

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Rachel Symons explores a new paper about the PEACE pathway (Pathway for Eating disorders and Autism developed from Clinical Experience), which hopes to increase understanding and improve care for patients with a dual diagnosis of autism and eating disorders.

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