Dafni Katsampa reflects on a new piece of qualitative research led by a 15 year old researcher, which focuses on teenagers’ experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and presents a set of recommendations for parents and families that cover mental wellbeing, the importance of routine, exercise and screen time.[read the full story...]
Helen Dodd summarises a recent rapid review of the impact of quarantine and restricted environments on children’s play and health outcomes.[read the full story...]
Alexandra Pitman, Sonia Johnson and Michael Bloomfield respond to the mental health and COVID-19 research priorities set out in a new position paper published in The Lancet Psychiatry on 15th April 2020.[read the full story...]
Molly Bird summarises and critically analyses a recent systematic review investigating the effects of high-rise buildings on our mental health and social wellbeing.[read the full story...]
Heather McClelland writes her debut blog on a recent systematic review looking at the effectiveness of interventions aiming to reduce loneliness and social isolation.[read the full story...]
Jennifer Burgess summarises the results of a small cross-sectional study of young pregnant women at risk of mental disorders, which found that young women had greater odds of having a common mental disorder and CMDs were associated with living alone and abuse.
Follow #ESMI today on Twitter for all of the updates from the ESMI study day (Effectiveness of Services for Mothers with Mental Illness).[read the full story...]
A group of UCL Mental Health MSc students summarise a fascinating recent study entitled: “No man is an island: social resources, stress and mental health at mid-life”.[read the full story...]
A group of UCL Mental Health Masters Students summarise a meta-synthesis of qualitative research, which looks at what people diagnosed with bipolar disorder experience as distressing.[read the full story...]
Nuala Morse writes a #LetsTalkMentalHealthII blog about a museum-based social prescription intervention on quantitative measures of psychological wellbeing in older adults.[read the full story...]
Roxanne Keynejad writes her debut elf blog about a recent study that investigates the prevalence of suicidality and associated factors in a large sample of people accessing Refuge services.
Follow #VAMHN on Twitter today for more from the Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network meeting in London.[read the full story...]