Digital Technology for Mental Health: asking the right questions #DigitalMHQ

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Lucy Simons invites YOU to tell us what you think are the most important questions about using digital technology for mental health.

There are also some fab prizes up for grabs, so don’t miss out!

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(Mis)alliances in treatment research priorities

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Lucy Simons summarises a recent study of treatment research priorities, which concludes that research on drugs is preferred by researchers, but evaluation of non-drug treatments is preferred by patients and clinicians.

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What matters most for early osteoarthritis of the hip and knee?

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What questions do people in the UK think we should be working on in the area of Early Osteoarthritis of Hip and Knee. The Musculoskeletal Elf is working with The James Lind Alliance who bring together patients, carers and health and social care professionals from the UK in Priority Setting Partnerships to agree what research matters most for early osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.

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Is depression research asking the right questions? Your chance to get involved

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A new national survey about depression has just launched. It’s organised by an impressive group of partners, who want to improve care, support and treatment for people affected by depression. Depression affects 1 in 10 adults in any year, and can have debilitating consequences. We know that research can improve lives; improve diagnosis, treatments, care and [read the full story…]