Silke Vereeken summarises the INTERACT randomised controlled trial, which reports on the efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in daily life for people with early psychosis.[read the full story...]
Intensive home treatment in crisis: a randomised controlled trial from the Netherlands
Lucy Maconick and Sonia Johnson appraise a recent trial conducted in Amsterdam, which finds that intensive home treatment substantially reduces the use of hospital beds in acute psychiatry, without compromising patient safety.[read the full story...]
Life after injury: physical, psychological and social impact
Dafni Katsampa explores a qualitative study carried out by researchers in the Netherlands, which finds that experiencing an injury from a traumatic event like a serious road traffic accident, can impact on physical, psychological and social wellbeing.[read the full story...]
Do suicide awareness campaigns reduce stigma and increase help-seeking?
Cara Richardson reviews a Dutch study exploring the impact of a suicide prevention awareness campaign on stigma, taboo and attitudes towards professional help-seeking.[read the full story...]
Should we be offering twice weekly psychotherapy for people with depression?
Jack Kerwin and Derek Tracy summarise a new RCT published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, which suggests that twice weekly psychotherapy (CBT or IPT) may be more effective than once weekly sessions for people with depression.[read the full story...]