Dafni Katsampa explores a recent prospective cohort study of risk factors for suicide in bipolar disorder, which finds significant variation in risk factors in men and women.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin summarises a new report out today by Centre for Mental Health and Samaritans: “Strengthening the frontline: Investing in primary care for effective suicide prevention”.
Follow the discussions on Twitter using the #SuicidePreventionPC hashtag.[read the full story...]
Vishal Bhavsar reports on the development and validation of a new clinical prediction rule (the OxMIS tool), which has been developed by the Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology group at the University of Oxford to help predict the risk of suicide in people with severe mental illness.[read the full story...]
Alex Langford appraises a systematic review that looks at high-risk categories for suicide risk assessment among psychiatric inpatients.[read the full story...]
Karen Birnie, Haridha Pandian and Derek Tracy summarise a recent systematic review in the British Journal of Psychiatry on self-harm in older adults.[read the full story...]
Katie Finning writes her debut elf blog on a recent systematic review which looks at adult mental health outcomes of adolescent depression; including depression, anxiety and suicidality in 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...]
Karen Wetherall summarises the new NatCen report on suicide and self-harm in Britain: researching risk and resilience using UK surveys.
Follow #SelfHarmData on Twitter for all the discussions from the ‘Using data to inform suicide and self-harm prevention’ event in London.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin sets the scene for the 2019 #MQScienceMeeting which brings together researchers across different disciplines to explore cutting-edge new ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness.[read the full story...]
Pooky Knightsmith appraises a systematic review and meta-analysis entitled: “What Works in Youth Suicide Prevention?”. She is disappointed that the review does not answer the question it sets, but sees this as a call to action for better quality research to help save lives.[read the full story...]