Social connectedness and mental health: measures and conceptual framework

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Jingyi Wang summarises a recent systematic review and narrative synthesis, which proposes a conceptual framework for social connectedness and mental health.

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Pets are mostly good for our mental health

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Kirsten Lawson considers the findings of a recent narrative review and synthesis, which looks at the power of support from pets and companion animals for people living with mental health problems.

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Psychiatrists and psychologists: who are they and what do they do?

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Pamela Jacobsen and Golnar Aref ask themselves “Who do they think we are?” as they reflect on a recent qualitative study about public perceptions of psychiatrists and psychologists.

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Living positively with dementia: findings from a qualitative systematic review

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Clarissa Giebel finds a lot to discuss in a recent qualitative systematic review about living positively with dementia.

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