Francesca Zecchinato summarises a new study which suggests that children of parents with experience of mental illness comorbidities represent a vulnerable population and should be prioritised in prevention and intervention efforts.[read the full story...]
“Like being a pretender”: A meta-synthesis of experiences of loneliness in perinatal depression
In her debut blog, Francesca Kingston explores experiences of loneliness among women with perinatal depression, reported in a new meta-synthesis published in BMC Psychiatry.[read the full story...]
Parents’ depression can be linked to children’s emotional difficulties
Lisa Lloyd summarises a new paper in the BJPsych, which focuses on parental depression symptoms in both mothers and fathers, and how they are linked with emotional difficulties in their children.[read the full story...]
Stressed mums and depressed young ones: does parenting play a moderating role?
In her debut blog, Svenja Geissler reviews a Norwegian cohort study, which suggests that different parenting styles can strengthen or weaken the link between prenatal stress in mothers and depression or anxiety in their offspring.[read the full story...]
Trauma transmission in the children of trauma-affected refugees: risk and protective factors
Theofanis Kyriacou & Andie Ashdown consider a systematic review of risk and protective factors for trauma transmission among trauma-affected refugees and their non-exposed children.[read the full story...]
Parental death by suicide is associated with an increased risk of suicidal behaviour in offspring
Aggelos Stamos looks at a recent systematic review and meta-analysis on offspring’s risk for suicidal behaviour in relation to parental death by suicide.[read the full story...]
LGBTQ+ parental rejection: how do adults maintain ties with their parents?
Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou review a recent qualitative study exploring how LGBTQ+ adults maintain their relationships with parents who rejected their identity.[read the full story...]
Psychoeducation for perinatal depression and anxiety in young people #ActiveIngredientsMH
In their debut blog, Wezi Mhango & Darya Gaysina explore psychoeducation as an active ingredient that might help young people who are affected by perinatal anxiety or depression.[read the full story...]
Family support and parenting interventions for youth anxiety and depression in low and middle income countries #ActiveIngredientsMH
In their debut blog, Zill-e-Huma & colleagues explore a systematic review finding family interventions beneficial for child anxiety and depression in low and middle income countries.[read the full story...]
Why doesn’t parent involvement help treat children with anxiety?
In her debut blog, Jeanne Wolstencroft summarises a systematic review finding that parental involvement in therapy doesn’t help treat children with anxiety.[read the full story...]