Nada Abou Seif summarises a network meta-analysis which finds that EMDR and trauma-focused CBT remain the most effective ways to treat adult PTSD.[read the full story...]
Prevention toolkit from Public Health England
An updated version of ‘Delivering Better Oral Health, ’ the oral health prevention toolkit published iby Public Health England to provide practical evidence-based guidance for promoting oral health and preventing oral disease is now available.[read the full story...]
PHE guidance on mental health and wellbeing during #COVID19
Nikki Nabavi summarises the recent Public Health England guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus #COVID-19.[read the full story...]
Guidance for online therapy during COVID-19
Liesbeth Tip highlights the new OxCADAT guidance for psychotherapists providing online therapy for people with anxiety, panic or trauma.
This blog also contains many ideas and an extensive list of useful research and resources for delivering internet based treatment for people during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Digital technology and youth mental health: recommendations from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
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...]
Implementing research evidence in schools: senior leaders and teachers – start here!
It’s Spring! Pooky Knightsmith coaxes the Education Elf out of hibernation with a new blog about the recent Education Endowment Foundation report: Putting evidence to work – a school’s guide to implementation.[read the full story...]
Pregnancy and bipolar disorder: international prescribing consensus?
Dean Connolly looks at an international study which asks: Is there consensus across evidence-based guidelines for the psychotropic drug management of bipolar disorder during the perinatal period?[read the full story...]
NICE learning disabilities and challenging behaviour guidance highlights need for stronger evidence
Haven’t quite had time to read the new NICE guidance yet? Here’s our handy summary of the new recommendations for service design and delivery in relation to learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges.[read the full story...]
Dual diagnosis guidance: money talks when it comes to drugs, alcohol and mental illness
Ian Hamilton shares his thoughts on the new PHE dual diagnosis guidance: Better care for people with co-occurring mental health and alcohol/drug use conditions.[read the full story...]
NICE guidelines: mental health problems in people with learning disabilities
Rachel Allan and Tom Crossland present the recent NICE guidance on mental health problems in people with learning disabilities, and comment on how useful these new recommendations are for people with learning disabilities and their care givers.[read the full story...]