Jennifer Lau and Meenakshi Shukla explore a recent meta-analysis which finds that worldwide, 1 in 5 children aged 1-7 years old will experience a mental health condition.[read the full story...]
Cara Richardson blogs about a novel study that explores the use of the social media platform TikTok to express experiences of eating disorder recovery.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Prianka Padmanathan summarises a recent systematic review on the impact of online sharing and viewing of self-harm–related videos and photographs among young people.[read the full story...]
In his debut blog, Justin Chan appraises a meta-review on the moral barriers and facilitators that physicians encounter when talking about Advance Care Planning for people with dementia.[read the full story...]
Susannah Murphy summarises a new Cochrane review and network meta-analysis, which provides the best evidence to date about new generation antidepressants for depression in children and adolescents.[read the full story...]
Douglas Badenoch appraises an up-to-date systematic review and decision pathway for the drug treatment of ADHD symptoms in young people with autism spectrum disorder.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Tuesday 25th May for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
A group of MSc Clinical Mental Health Sciences students at UCL Psychiatry summarise a systematic review on the experience of initiating community-based group physical activity by people with serious mental illness.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Alice Dawson summarises an updated systematic review on risk factors for suicide in prison. The strongest risk factors identified were suicidal ideation, previous suicide attempt, history of self-harm, single-cell occupancy, and current psychiatric diagnosis.[read the full story...]
Laura Hemming summarises a review on the comparative efficacy and acceptability of psychotherapies for self-harm and suicide in young people, which highlights continued uncertainty in the field.
Join our tweet chat at 9am BST on Monday 24th May to discuss the future of #YouthSuicidePrevention research![read the full story...]
Alice Wickersham summarises a recent review exploring the clinical and social factors associated with involuntary psychiatric hospitalisation. The review finds that intellectual disability, psychosis, risk of harm to self and/or others, Black ethnicity, and older adolescence were strong predictors of involuntary versus voluntary hospitalisation in children and young people.[read the full story...]