What relationship do stressful life events, neglect and abuse have with functional neurological disorder (conversion disorder)?


Mark Edwards considers the findings of a new meta-analysis of case-control studies, which looks at the relationship between stressful life events, neglect and abuse with functional neurological disorder.

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Violence and women’s mental health: new review summarises the evidence


Nicky Lambert writes her debut Mental Elf blog on a recent review of violence and the impact that it has on women’s mental health

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Childhood adversity and bipolar disorder


Jasmin Wertz presents the findings of a recent systematic review and meta-analysis that explores the relationship between childhood adversity and bipolar disorder.

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Trauma and psychotic symptoms: clear association, but do we really understand why?


#UCLJournalClub students worked collaboratively on this blog, which appraises and summarises a recent cross sectional study looking at the psychological mechanisms that mediate effects between trauma and psychotic symptoms.

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