Talen Wright critically reviews a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of brief social contact video on transphobia and depression-related stigma among adolescents.[read the full story...]
What influences mental health professionals to stigmatise people with schizophrenia?
Charlotte Huggett explores a recent systematic review on schizophrenia stigma in mental health professionals and associated factors.[read the full story...]
Overcoming barriers: why adolescents don’t seek mental health support
Emma Ashworth summarises a recent systematic review on the barriers that children and adolescents face in seeking help for their mental health problems.[read the full story...]
Suicide prevention gatekeeper training and its long-term efficacy #WSPD2020
In his debut blog for World Suicide Prevention Day 2020, Steven MacDonald-Hart summarises a systematic review that explores the long-term efficacy of suicide prevention gatekeeper training.[read the full story...]
Attitudes towards internet interventions make a difference
Maria Loades explores a randomised controlled trial of people with depression, which looks at the impact and change of attitudes towards internet interventions.[read the full story...]
Has Time to Change made it time to talk?
Aileen O’Brien publishes her debut blog on a recent study that explored the relationship between anti-stigma programme awareness, disclosure comfort and intended help-seeking regarding a mental health problem.[read the full story...]
Anti-stigma programmes should target personal attitudes towards mental health #TimeToTalk
Today is #TimeToTalk Day, so we’ve asked Kirsten Lawson to consider a brand new systematic review out today, which explores the association between mental health-related stigma and active help-seeking.[read the full story...]
Tackling mental-health-related stigma: a narrative review of anti-stigma interventions
Suzanne Dash considers the findings of a recent narrative review in The Lancet, which brought together the evidence for effective interventions to reduce mental-health-related stigma and discrimination.[read the full story...]
Mental health literacy: can it be taught to teenagers?
Jasmin Wertz reports on a recent Canadian cluster RCT, which studies the impact of a mental health curriculum for high school students on knowledge and stigma.[read the full story...]
Population screening for dementia
Rosalyn Nelson reports on a recent systematic review about population screening for dementia, which highlights the negative attitudes of patients, carers and health care professionals towards screening. She asks: what are the risks of ignoring diagnosis?[read the full story...]