Mitchell Kemp summarises a cross-sectional study exploring the subjective wellbeing of psychotherapists in 12 European countries during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Migrants with first episode psychosis are more likely to receive inpatient care, according to new Swedish population study
In her debut blog, Natasha Chilman blogs about a Swedish cohort study of 1.3 million people, which finds that migrants with first episode psychosis are more likely to receive inpatient care.[read the full story...]
PTSD-related suicides can be prevented, but we have to act fast
Nada Abou Seif summarises a recent Swedish cohort study of 3.1 million people, which looks at suicide risk in people with post-traumatic stress disorder.[read the full story...]
Migration and the increased risk of compulsory psychiatric admission for psychosis
Zuva Dengu summarises a recent Swedish cohort study exploring migrant status and risk of compulsory admission at first diagnosis of psychotic disorder, which suggests that where you are from will influence your experience within psychiatric care.[read the full story...]
Mental disorders and intimate partner violence perpetrated by men towards women
Anna Sri explores a recent longitudinal study exploring the links between mental disorders and intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetrated by men towards women, which finds that many psychiatric diagnoses were associated with an increased risk of IPV.[read the full story...]
In harm’s way: psychiatric diagnosis and risks of being subjected to and perpetrating violence
Sarah Steeg discusses a cohort study finding that people with a psychiatric diagnosis are 3-4 times more likely to be a victim or perpetrator of violence.[read the full story...]
Suicide risk: could migration be a protective factor?
Dafni Katsampa’s latest blog looks at a new study exploring the influence of migration on risk of suicide in refugees in Sweden.[read the full story...]
We know how to reduce premature deaths from co-morbid mental health and substance use problems, so why aren’t we doing anything about it?
Ian Hamilton looks at a Swedish 42-year follow-up study, which looks at the impact that psychiatric comorbidity can have on premature death in a cohort of patients with substance use disorders.[read the full story...]
Risk factors for suicide in people with bipolar disorder
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...]
Does self-harm in young people increase the risk of subsequent suicide?
Pooky Knightsmith picks apart a recent Swedish cohort study, which found that all youths presenting to a clinical setting with self-harm were at an elevated future risk of suicide.[read the full story...]