A group of UCL Mental Health Masters students summarise an RCT on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of the MARQUE intervention (Managing Agitation and Raising Quality of Life) for agitation in people with dementia in care homes.[read the full story...]
Ian Cummins provides the context and perspective to consider the implications of a population-based, quasi-experimental study of police killings and their spillover effects on the mental health of black Americans.[read the full story...]
Jenny Collom, Maria Giorgalli and Derek Tracy welcome a new RCT published yesterday in The Lancet which demonstrates the benefits of peer-supported self-management for people discharged from a mental health crisis team.[read the full story...]
Noortje Uphoff appraises a systematic review and meta-analysis of morbidity and mortality in homeless individuals, prisoners, sex workers and individuals with substance use disorders in high-income countries.[read the full story...]
Noortje Uphoff writes her debut elf blog on a recent paper in The Lancet, which looks at what works in inclusion health; providing an overview of effective interventions for marginalised and excluded populations.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin summarises the latest instalment of the ERA (English and Romanian Adoptees) study, which explores the neurodevelopmental and mental health trajectories of Romanian orphans who experienced severe levels of early life deprivation.
Today’s blog features a podcast interview with lead author of the ERA study: Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke.[read the full story...]