In her debut blog, Svenja Geissler reviews a Norwegian cohort study, which suggests that different parenting styles can strengthen or weaken the link between prenatal stress in mothers and depression or anxiety in their offspring.[read the full story...]
Trans and gender diverse youth more likely to be admitted to hospital for suicidality and self-harm, according to US study
Sarah Carr reflects on a recent US study that “perhaps tells us something deeper about the discrimination and stigmatisation in mental health that needs to be tackled.”[read the full story...]
Workplace discrimination and depression: new Danish workforce study explores the links
Olga Lainidi explores a prospective cohort study from Denmark, which establishes a relationship between workplace discrimination and the onset of a depressive disorder.[read the full story...]
Digital youth mental health interventions: will the evidence ever catch up?
Robbie Fraser summarises an overview of systematic reviews, which finds that computerised CBT for anxiety and depression remains the best evidenced digital mental health intervention for young people.[read the full story...]
Restorative reciprocity in mental health research: Researcher in Residence – Shuranjeet Singh
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...]
Associations between adolescent mental health and gender diversity: evidence from a population cohort study #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cohort study from the Netherlands, which looks at adolescent gender diversity and provides data of sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population.
Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 28th June to discuss this paper with the author and a group of experts.[read the full story...]
Is there a link between sexual harassment and eating disorder symptoms?
Andie Ashdown summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis which finds a relationship between sexual harrassment and eating disorder symptomatology.[read the full story...]
Unique multiracial identities may serve as a protective or risk factor for eating disorders
Andie Ashdown blogs about a US survey study which finds that some multiracial identities may serve as a protective factor against eating disorder psychopathology, whereas other multiracial identities may point to an increased risk.[read the full story...]
Parenting practices and bullying in adolescents: what’s the link? #CAMHScampfire
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...]
Complex trauma and complex problems: evidence from a cohort study
Oluwaseun Oluwaranti reviews a cohort study which finds that participants exposed to complex trauma had more severe mental health problems and poorer cognitive function at 18 years of age.[read the full story...]