Is High Intensity Interval Training a HIIT for psychiatric inpatients?

malik-skydsgaard-_A7WLos9RfU-unsplash-2

Suzy Ker and Garry Tew consider a qualitative study exploring patient, carer and staff perspectives on implementing High Intensity Interval Training for service users in inpatient mental health settings.

[read the full story...]

Prediction of psychosis and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents: the role of CAMHS

markus-spiske-97Rpu-UmCaY-unsplash

Matthew Broome considers a Finnish study on the potential of predicting psychosis and bipolar disorder in young people who have previously used child and adolescent mental health services.

[read the full story...]

Youth mental health interventions: umbrella review presents efficacy and acceptability data

Close,Up,Of,Pre-teen,Friends,In,A,Park,Smiling,To

In his debut blog, Nick Meader tackles a huge umbrella review of youth mental health interventions, which presents the efficacy and acceptability of 72 different approaches to help children and young people.

[read the full story...]

The caring dyad: how patients and their informal carers experience severe mental illness and cardiometabolic disease

marc-najera-SwK6MSxTLDE-unsplash

Lydia Poole considers the caring dyad (the relationship experience of the patient and their informal carer) and the realities of living with cardiometabolic risk, metabolic syndrome and severe mental illness.

[read the full story...]

“I feel inferior and ashamed”: the stigma of psychosis in ethnic minority groups

The,Word,Stigma,Is,Written,On,A,Magnifying,Glass,On

Alejandro Arguelles Bullon summarises a qualitative study looking at stigma and psychosis experienced by people from ethnic minorities.

[read the full story...]

Schizophrenia and cannabis use: new evidence measures risk of relapse

Over 20% of cannabis users experience a psychotic relapse within 24 months of treatment.

In her debut blog, Sally Turner considers a recent study on cannabis use and clinical outcomes in people with first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders over 24 months of treatment.

[read the full story...]

How to improve oral health in people with severe mental illness #MindYourSmile

Start tweeting your ideas to #MindYourSmile now!

Easter Joury summarises a recent systematic review on improving oral health in people with severe mental illness.

We are having a tweet chat at 8-9pm BST on Monday 11th July to discuss how best to support oral health in people with severe mental illness. You can join in by following the #MindYourSmile hashtag on Twitter.

[read the full story...]

Changing the game: how virtual reality treatment can help people with psychotic disorders get back into the world

adrian-deweerdt-kJ2xdKJZZ9k-unsplash

Imogen Bell summarises the gameChangeVR trial of virtual reality for agoraphobic avoidance and distress in patients with psychosis.

[read the full story...]

Psychosis: what do informal caregivers need to manage their responsibilities?

Featured

In her debut blog, Ailbhe Madigan summarises a qualitative study from Greece, which explores the needs of informal caregivers of people with psychosis.

[read the full story...]

Indigenous people living with psychosis in Australia: a novel example of clinical research and implications for population health

david-clode-LanGUEBuDPY-unsplash

Shuichi Suetani and Leshay Chong summarise a study exploring multimorbidity and vulnerability among those living with psychosis in Indigenous populations in Australia.

[read the full story...]