In her debut blog, Eline van Bree summarises a recent pre-post observational cohort study, which explores the effectiveness of delivering evidence-based eating disorder treatment via telemedicine for children and young people.[read the full story...]
Telemental health: mega-blog on remote mental health care during the pandemic
In her debut blog, Philippa Clery presents the findings of three studies from the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which explore the acceptability and efficacy of telemental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Apps to support the mental health of young people: flashy and available versus evidence-based and hidden?
Belinda Platt highlights a new review of mental health apps for young people, which finds there are many apps which seem appealing to young people but have no evidence-base, but only a handful of apps with a sound evidence-base which are available to young people.[read the full story...]
Remote measurement technologies for depression in young people: scalable solution or overplayed potential? #ActiveIngredientsMH
In her debut blog, Annabel Walsh summarises her #ActiveIngredientsMH project which explored the use of remote measurement technologies for depression in children and young people.[read the full story...]
CBT for youth anxiety and depression: satisfaction guaranteed?
Alice Potter explores a systematic review which finds that children and young people are often satisfied with the CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) they receive for anxiety or depression.[read the full story...]
Acceptability of psychosocial and psychoeducational group intervention after repeat suicide attempts
Sadhbh Byrne reviews a recent mixed-methods study on client acceptability of a psychosocial and psychoeducational group intervention for repeat suicide attempts. The ‘Psychosocial/psychoeducation Intervention for recurrent Suicide Attempts’ (PISA), or ‘Skills for Safer Living’ (SfSL).[read the full story...]