Kirsten Barnicot summarises a recent systematic review of the factors associated with the course of ‘borderline personality disorder’ symptoms in adolescence.[read the full story...]
Are changes in blood pressure and weight linked to later dementia?
Meenakshi Shukla summarises a systematic review exploring the trajectory of blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and incident dementia.[read the full story...]
How has the COVID-19 lockdown affected our mental health?
Marco Solmi and Samuele Cortese review a recent longitudinal study exploring the trajectories of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 lockdown in England.[read the full story...]
Amphetamine-like stimulant use: what do we know about who uses them and how drug using careers develop?
Harry Sumnall considers a systematic narrative review, which looks at the individual, social and environmental influences that shape key phases in the amphetamine-like stimulant use trajectory[read the full story...]
Transforming mental health throughout the life course #MQScienceMeeting 2019
André Tomlin sets the scene for the 2019 #MQScienceMeeting which brings together researchers across different disciplines to explore cutting-edge new ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness.[read the full story...]
Trajectories of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents
Jess Bone on a systematic review of longitudinal studies, which explores the different trajectories of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents, and the factors that might help predict or protect young people.[read the full story...]
Early life deprivation, neurodevelopment, mental health and resilience: ERA study
André Tomlin summarises the latest instalment of the ERA (English and Romanian Adoptees) study, which explores the neurodevelopmental and mental health trajectories of Romanian orphans who experienced severe levels of early life deprivation.
Today’s blog features a podcast interview with lead author of the ERA study: Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke.[read the full story...]