In her debut blog, Olga Lainidi summarises a study of Brazilian workers, which finds that occupational physical activity is linked to both workplace stress and depression.[read the full story...]
Abandoned and betrayed: burnout and moral injury amongst NHS staff during COVID-19
Elena Opie summarises a study exploring the UK National Health Service staff experiences of betrayal-based moral injury during COVID-19.[read the full story...]
Digital youth mental health interventions: will the evidence ever catch up?
Robbie Fraser summarises an overview of systematic reviews, which finds that computerised CBT for anxiety and depression remains the best evidenced digital mental health intervention for young people.[read the full story...]
Online support for family carers of people with dementia: what works for their mental health?
Clarissa Giebel reflects on a recent systematic review which investigates online support for family carers of people with dementia.[read the full story...]
Should schools use peer mentoring for mental health? New review highlights how little we know
Lucinda Powell summarises a review which finds little evidence to support the use of peer mentoring in schools to improve mental wellbeing.[read the full story...]
The 4M model for promoting student mental health: mindfulness, movement, meaning and moderator-based interventions
In her debut blog, Snigdha Dutta explores the 4M model for promoting university student mental health, explored by a recent systematic review which suggests that a combination of mindfulness, movement, meaning, and moderator-based interventions may help.[read the full story...]
Virtual reality for mental health: are there any freely available apps that show promise?
Imogen Bell summarises a recent review of virtual reality experiences as tools to support mental health therapy, which finds some freely available applications that may show promise for mental health.[read the full story...]
Age at onset of mental disorders: global meta-analysis provides data for targeting effective interventions
Dona Matthews summarises a comprehensive global meta-analysis that presents our best current knowledge on the age of onset of various mental disorders. This review has major implications for our mental health promotion and prevention efforts.[read the full story...]
NHS-recommended e-therapies for depression, anxiety and stress: promising but limited
Natalie Berry summarises a meta-analysis which finds a limited body of research exists to support the use of NHS e-therapies for depression, anxiety and stress.[read the full story...]
New Wellcome report on #WorkplaceMentalHealth
Andy Bell looks at a new report from the Wellcome Trust entitled: Putting science to work – Understanding what works for workplace mental health.[read the full story...]