Eloise Stark looks at a recent online survey which seeks to understand psychiatrists’ knowledge, attitudes and experiences in identifying and supporting their patients on the autism spectrum.[read the full story...]
Tim Matthews, Molly Bird and Hannah Cocker mark #LonelinessAwarenessWeek with a blog looking at recent research into loneliness and sedentary behaviours in 12-15 year old children.[read the full story...]
Sarah Carr writes an important blog for #PrideMonth that looks at general and LGBTQ-specific factors associated with mental health and suicide risk among LGBTQ students.[read the full story...]
Andrea Cipriani and Anneka Tomlinson summarise a 10-year cohort study of antidepressant use and incidence of weight gain.
They also launch their new SUSANA project: Survey for Understanding Side effects of ANtidepressants in Adults. Please take the SUSANA survey now![read the full story...]
Caroline Norrie’s blog considers findings from a telephone survey of local authority staff in England about progress implementing the ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ approach.[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...]
Suzan Hassan writes her debut elf blog on a recent research paper that highlights the factors associated with regular physical activity participation among people with severe mental illness.
Today sees the launch of the new Closing The Gap Network in York. Follow #ClosingTheGapSMI on Twitter for live updates throughout the day.[read the full story...]
Vaso Totsika’s blog considers a study by Crane and colleagues, which seeks to further our understanding of how young autistic people experience the world of service provision in relation to their mental health needs, and in particular at the time of transition from child to adult services.[read the full story...]
Pooky Knightsmith summarises and discusses a brand new report from the McPin Foundation, which presents research priorities for children and young people’s mental health.[read the full story...]
Jill Manthorpe considers working conditions and stress in UK social workers: survey findings.[read the full story...]