In her debut blog, Snigdha Dutta explores the 4M model for promoting university student mental health, explored by a recent systematic review which suggests that a combination of mindfulness, movement, meaning, and moderator-based interventions may help.[read the full story...]
New Wellcome report on #WorkplaceMentalHealth
Andy Bell looks at a new report from the Wellcome Trust entitled: Putting science to work – Understanding what works for workplace mental health.[read the full story...]
Meditation and mindfulness can help us and harm us, but how common are adverse events?
Edel McGlanaghy critiques a systematic review which finds that meditation may lead to adverse events, particularly psychiatric adverse events.[read the full story...]
Mindfulness based childbirth and parenting: positive impact on stress and depression
In her debut blog, Sophia Ahmed summarises an RCT which finds that Mindfulness based childbirth and parenting can help to reduce stress and depression in expectant mothers.[read the full story...]
Self-compassion for anxiety and depression in young people #ActiveIngredientsMH
Sarah Egan summarises a recent systematic review relating to her own Wellcome Trust funded research on self-compassion for the prevention and treatment of anxiety and depression in young people.[read the full story...]
Mindfulness may help university students reduce stress
Judith Shipman summarises the Mindful Student Study; a pragmatic RCT of a mindfulness-based intervention to increase resilience to stress in university students.[read the full story...]
Teacher burnout: can we prevent it, or is that the wrong question?
As we prepare for our Youth Mental Health Question Time event in London this evening, Lucinda Powell considers a meta-analysis looking at the effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing teacher burnout.[read the full story...]
Feeling the burn: do interventions to prevent burnout in doctors work?
Chris Pell summarises a recent systematic review and meta-analysis about interventions to prevent and reduce physician burnout.[read the full story...]
Mindfulness-based interventions in primary care: absent but successful
Ioana Cristea appraises a meta-analysis on the effectiveness of mindfulness in primary care. She finds that the evidence is insufficient to draw any reliable conclusions about the actual effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care settings.[read the full story...]
Mindfulness based group therapy for common mental health disorders
Mark Smith summarises a recent RCT of mindfulness based group therapy in primary care patients with depression, anxiety and stress and adjustment disorders.[read the full story...]