Lisa Wood publishes her debut blog about a recent RCT of social recovery therapy in combination with early intervention services for enhancement of social recovery in patients with first-episode psychosis: the SUPEREDEN3 trial.[read the full story...]
Lisa Burscheidt summarises a school-based RCT of an online gamified cCBT intervention (SPARX-R) for preventing depression in final year secondary school students in Australia.[read the full story...]
Monisha Nahar writes her debut blog on a recent RCT that explores how we can improve the efficiency of psychotherapy for depression. The trial compares web-based guided CBT with face-to-face CBT for people with depression who are not taking medication.[read the full story...]
Sarah McDonald summarises the INTERBED RCT, which explores the effect of Internet-based guided self-help versus individual face-to-face CBT on full or subsyndromal binge eating disorder in overweight or obese patients.[read the full story...]
Angharad de Cates explores a recent RCT of a brief psychological intervention to reduce repetition of self-harm in patients admitted to hospital following a suicide attempt.[read the full story...]
It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay today and the theme this year is promoting awareness of mental health in the workplace.
We’re getting in on the act with Chris O’Sullivan looking in detail at a recent systematic review of web-based psychological interventions delivered in the workplace, to improve employee wellbeing and effectiveness.[read the full story...]
Jack Barton publishes his debut elf blog on the huge OASIS randomised controlled trial, which explores the effects that improved sleep can have on our mental health.[read the full story...]
Simon Brett summarises a recent systematic review of brief, intensive and concentrated cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in children, which finds some promising results for this more focused approach to care.[read the full story...]
Sarah McDonald explores a recent meta-analysis that summarises the effects of cognitive behavioural therapy for eating disorders on quality of life in adults.[read the full story...]
Rachel Upthegrove reviews a new systematic review and meta-analysis of psychological and psychosocial interventions for negative symptoms in psychosis.
This is the third in a new series of Mental Elf blogs produced in partnership with the British Journal of Psychiatry.[read the full story...]